Meet Your Team

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Steven Blakley
D.M.D.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Blakley enjoys making a difference in peoples lives and improving their well-being by changing their smile. He encourages his patients to be involved in their treatment in order to achieve the best results possible. He is always open to their questions and is attentive to each patient’s needs. He says, “I really enjoy working with my hands and helping people at the same time. Being a dentist is a privilege.”

After graduating from Oregon State University, Dr. Blakley received his Dental Degree from the OHSU School of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, he’s a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a co-founder of Kiddazzel, which offers free dentistry for children.
              
Away from the office, Dr. Blakley likes playing both the trumpet and piano. He also likes to get outdoors. He says, “I enjoy just about all sports, especially golf, running, cycling and swimming.”

Education

  • B.S., Science–Oregon State University
  • D.M.D.–OHSU School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
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Stephen Cutrera
D.D.S.
Endodontist

About Me

Dr. Cutrera says, “I came from a medically oriented family and always had an interest in dentistry. I feel that a persons oral health is a very important to a persons overall health and well-being. I like the fact that Endodontic Therapy is remarkable for saving and restoring teeth that would otherwise be lost.” Dr. Cutrera can help provide painless, quality Root Canal treatments that can save your smile and return you to vibrant oral health.

Dr. Cutrera received his Dental Degree from the Loyola University School of Dentistry. He was awarded his Endodontic Certificate from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry. He’s a member of the Oregon Endonditics Association, the American Association of Endodontics and the Oregon Dental Association.

Dr. Cutrera says, “I have been happily married for 27 years to my wife, Cathy. I enjoy outdoor sports including fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching and archery and golf.

Education

  • B.S., Psychology and Biology–Santa Clara University    
  • D.D.S.–Loyola University School of Dentistry
  • Endodontic Certificate–University of Illinois School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • Oregon Endonditics Association
  • American Association of Endodontics
  • American Dental Association Life Member
  • Oregon Dental Society
  • Multnomah Dental Society Life Member
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Joshua Teh
D.D.S.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

About Me

Dr. Teh says, “As my patient, you can expect nothing but the most ethical and professional dental care. Undergoing a surgical procedure can be quite intimidating. My goals are to put you at ease, demonstrate surgical excellence, and make your procedure feel like a breeze. I am committed to giving you my best care and to bringing a smile to your face!“   

“I became an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, because there is no other profession like it. OMFS is unique because of its diverse scope. I can perform facial skeletal trauma surgery, orthognathic surgery, pathology and reconstructive surgery, TMJ surgery, and implant surgery. I also have extensive hospital based training to provide general anesthesia to patients. My ultimate goal is to provide comfortable and compassionate care all to my patients.”

After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Dr. Teh received his Dental Degree from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate from Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He’s a member of the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association. He is the recipient of many awards and scholarships.

Dr. Teh says, “I enjoy spending free time with my wife and daughter. We like getting outdoors for hiking and being involved with our church’s activities.”

Education

  • B.Sc.–University of British Columbia
  • D.D.S.–University of Southern California School of Dentistry 
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate–Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Affiliations

  • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
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Rachel Yamakawa
D.D.S., M.S.
Orthodontist

About Me

Dr. Yamakawa says ”Growing up, I remember being embarrassed of my smile and self-conscious of how my teeth overlapped each other. After having orthodontic treatment, I always hoped that one day I would be able to help people by giving them beautiful smiles. I love it that orthodontics gives me the opportunity to provide my patients with a similar positive experience with life changing results.”

After graduating from Occidental College, Dr. Yamakawa received her Dental Degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry. She was awarded her M.S. in Orthodontics from the OHSU School of Dentistry. She’s a member of the American Dental Association, the Oregon Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists and Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Dr. Yamakawa says, “In my free time I enjoy yoga, dance, hiking, and travel.”

Education

  • B.A.–Occidental College
  • D.D.S.–University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • M.S., Orthodontics–OHSU School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon

Gentle Dental Woodstock

4419 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
971-600-2741

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DayHours
Monday8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
SaturdayBy Appointment
SundayClosed