Our Dental Specialists

Dr. Matthew C. Biermann


Matthew graduated with honors from Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Dentistry, after completing undergraduate studies at University of Oregon in biology and chemistry. He practiced general dentistry before attending his residency in orthodontics at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to his orthodontic training in orofacial orthopaedics, his research centered around the the thermal properties of super-elastic alloys used in arch wires for maximizing the movement of teeth while minimizing patient discomfort.

Matthew is a board certified orthodontist with the American Board of Orthodontics, and has received an award for Excellence in Dental Materials at OHSU, as well as multiple commendations for educational excellence. He is a native Portlander, with a lifelong exposure to dentistry through his father, Dr. Michael Biermann, a Portland pediatric dentist.

Dr. Eric Dierks

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Dr. Eric Dierks is a graduate of both the dental and the medical schools of the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky. He completed residencies in both Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is one of only about a dozen American surgeons to have been board certified by both these boards.

After completion of his training, he served on the faculty of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in the Division of Head and Neck Surgery before moving to Portland in 1990. Dr. Dierks has lectured nationally and internationally and has published 35 papers and book chapters on a variety of topics related to his areas of surgical interest. He has been listed in the Pacific Northwest Division of the Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Bryce Potter


Dr. Bryce Potter graduated from the University of Oregon Dental School in 1967 and went on to medical school at the University of Washington, graduating in 1975. In addition to his practice in Portland, Dr. Potter serves as a professor at University of Oregon’s Dental School in the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Potter is board certified with the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery as well as Fellow member of the American College of Surgeons. He has been published extensively and has been a well-known lecturer within his field.

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