Optima Dental Spa
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In keeping with Portland’s unconventional tradition, we believe that a dental office does not have to feel like one. During your initial consultation and every dental visit, we work hard to help you feel welcome, respected, well-informed, and pampered. We provide high-tech dental care in a spa-like environment. Some of the ways we increase your comfort and create relaxing dental experiences include:
- Zero-gravity massage chair in our reception room
- Cascading fountain wall
- Paraffin hand wax
- Complimentary assortment of herbal teas, espresso coffee, and lattes
- Noise-canceling headphones
- Massaging dental chairs
Our office is equipped with the latest in dental technology, including:
- CEREC® technology for same-day crowns
- Digital cavity detection
- Digital dental implant placement
- 3D cone-beam CT imaging
- Metal-free dental implants
- Soft-tissue laser
Your Portland Dentists
Dr. Elizabeth Miller
Dr. Elizabeth Miller wanted to be a dentist since she was 7 years old and became passionate about her craft when she attended multiple mission trips to Mexico and Nicaragua. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2010 and has worked in family private practice since. Her passion is creating beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Fred Thompson
Dr. Fred Thompson graduated with honors and received his dental degree from Oregon Health Sciences in 1998. After owning several successful practices, Dr. Thompson changed his focus to education and dental product development. He taught advanced dental implant placement in live surgical courses across the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Thompson also developed a system for planning implant surgeries, which in turn enhanced the surgical success. He chose to move back to the Northwest to be closer to his family, which has given him the opportunity to join the Smiles Dental Team in May of 2018. He is excited about this opportunity to blend his passion of dental education and patient care!
Dr. Kenny Clow
Dr. Kenny Clow is an accomplished Marine Corps combat instructor who’s honored with numerous commendations, awards, and personal medals. Once he transitioned out of the Marines in 2009, Dr. Clow wanted to continue to help others. He decided to attend Oregon State for his Bachelors of Science. Dr. Clow then attended OHSU to finish his degree in dental medicine as well at a general practice residency.
Dr. Clow is well versed in many facets of dentistry. He specifically enjoys dental surgery and sleep dentistry where patients can wake up with the smile they always dreamed of! Dr. Clow truly enjoys helping patients achieve or maintain their bright and beautiful smiles.
Our Approach to Dentistry
At Optima Dental Spa, we are concerned about your oral health and the relationship it has with your total well-being. Our dentists see themselves as part of your healthcare team and will work in harmony with your other providers to help you achieve optimal overall health.
At Optima Dental Spa, we use the most advanced techniques to provide you with the highest-quality care, whether you’re receiving general, restorative, cosmetic, or implant dentistry services.
- Dental implants – In-house implant surgery is performed by Dr. Saleh, a diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Most implant procedures can be completed on the same day.
- Porcelain veneers – Our on-site dental lab crafts ultra-thin veneers for stunning smile makeovers.
- Porcelain crowns – Our dentists use e.max, zirconia, or same-day crowns to beautifully preserve and restore damaged teeth.
- Sedation dentistry – Nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, and IV sedation are available to help you relax.
Visit our dental services page for more information.
We are confident that your experience at Optima Dental Spa will be pleasant and positive. Our commitment is to help you achieve and maintain a smile that is healthy, natural looking, and beautiful.
Located at the historic Pearl District, downtown Portland, our office is conveniently located at NW 12th and Lovejoy with easy access to a Portland streetcar stop.