Dain C Paxton, DMD, MS
Dain C Paxton, DMD, MS
General Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain Disorders

Our Practice

Helping to keep Portland smiling wide and bright 

Our office is conveniently located in downtown Portland, near Pioneer Courthouse Square. Dr. Paxton believes that dental health is not just about white smiles, it’s about maintaining strong teeth and healthy gums as part of  a program of holistic health and wellness. Our practice combines advanced dental technology with a concern for each patent's overall heath in an effort to ensure everyone we treat will continue to experience the simple joy of eating delicious things! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

Dr. Paxton strives to educate our patients in a safe, comfortable environment while providing them necessary comprehensive care.  We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we offer a soothing environment and easy scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we provide our patients the best care available.

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Dain Paxton, DMD, MS

Originally from a small town in the Sierra-Nevada foothills of northern California, Dr. Paxton came to the Portland-area over twenty years ago when he chose to attend dental school at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. After graduating with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1997, he practiced in a variety of settings, including private and public health clinics. In 2012 he returned to school to participate in a post-doctoral hybrid residency/Master's Degree program, during which he received multidisciplinary training in the fields of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain. In the time since completing his Master's, Dr. Paxton has continued to practice in the Portland-area, had research published in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented continuing education to study clubs of dentists, dental specialists, and other healthcare providers in California and Oregon.

When not at work Dr. Paxton enjoys pursuing his hobbies, including music, fitness, aviation and skiing (water and snow).