Our dental practice exists to help our clients obtain and maintain the highest level of oral health that they desire. We promise to view all clients respectfully as unique individuals with specific wants and needs. We will provide a safe, open, non-judgmental environment where clients can receive the highest quality treatment. Our staff members work together as a cohesive team in an atmosphere that fosters open communication, individual growth, and sound ethical business principles. We continually strive to improve our services, our relationships, and ourselves.
Meet the Doctor
Thomas V. Orazio, DMD
Dr. Tom Orazio is a graduate of Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry. Although he graduated in 1983, Dr. Orazio is a life-long learner. He is passionate about advanced training in dental education. Dr. Orazio has completed thousands of hours of post-graduate training. He is continuously enhancing his skills and knowledge to ensure that his patients receive the finest care modern dentistry has to offer.
Dr. Orazio is a member of several ongoing dental study groups. He has also completed the postgraduate curriculum of “Orognathic Bioesthetics International” (OBI), the institute for comprehensive oral diagnosis and rehabilitation. As a graduate of OBI, Dr. Orazio has achieved one of the highest marks of distinction in advanced dental education and technical training in the diagnosis and treatment of complex dental problems. Dr. Orazio has developed a special interest in helping patients who suffer from bite problems, facial and headache pain, and TMJ disorders. With his unique training and expertise in Bioesthetic Dentistry, Dr. Orazio offers a variety of treatments to restore worn, damaged and missing teeth with exceptionally functional and esthetic results.
Dr. Orazio is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Oregon Dental Association, and the Washington County Dental Society. Dr. Orazio and his wife, Rhonda, live in Beaverton. They have 3 children. Outside the office, Dr. Orazio enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, traveling, reading, golfing, and other outdoor activities.
Meet Our Team
At Orazio Dental, our close-knit group will welcome you as our family. Whether your visit is a simple cleaning or a complex series of treatment, we are dedicated to making sure your visits go smoothly and comfortably. We believe in treating our patients with compassion and respect, as we would wish to be treated ourselves. We invite you to contact us today to learn more and to schedule your appointment.
Angela – Dental Hygienist
If you’re seeking a compassionate and gentle hygienist, Angela is your match. Since 2006, respect, comfort and a holistic approach are essential components of Angela’s goal to champion clients to the level of health they wish to achieve. An Oregon native, Angela received her dental hygiene education right here in the PNW. She continues to stay on top of the latest oral health research and loves bringing this knowledge directly into the patient experience. When not caring for our awesome patients, you can find her surrounded by family and her fur babies.
Kimberly – Dental Hygienist
Since 2012 Kimberly has enjoyed a career in dental hygiene. Prior to becoming a hygienist Kimberly started her career as a dental assistant, working chair side with the dentist. She is a warm, friendly professional who loves partnering with her patients to work toward optimal health. Kimberly believes listening, understanding and choice are key elements in building relationships. She believes in continual growth both professionally and personally. Kimberly enjoys great relationships with our team and our patients. When not working, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband and children. Together they enjoy, traveling, camping, the outdoors and their dog.
Lori – Dental Assistant
Lori brought 23 years of experience with her when she began assisting Dr. Orazio in 2003. Her passion for learning new aspects of dental treatment and her diligence for attending to details of comprehensive patient care combine to provide our patients with optimum care. She also assists Dr. Orazio in all areas of bioesthetic rejuvenation. Lori has a daughter, son in law and two grandchildren. Lori enjoys walking, traveling and antiquing.
Nadine – Dental Assistant
Nadine began her chairside assisting in 2003. She enjoys the dental diversity in assisting and working as part of a team to provide excellent care. Nadine’s friendly and caring personality helps our patients to feel cared for and safe. Nadine’s experience and knowledge make her an important part of our team.
In her spare time, Nadine enjoys spending time with her family. Nadine and her husband enjoy cooking, Netflix nights in, spending time with friends and their families, exercising, hiking, and attempting to keep up with their two teen girls. They also have a crazy, but very loved, mini Aussiedoodle, Bentley.
Kathy – Insurance Specialist
Kathy has been with Dr. Orazio since July of 2000. Kathy brings many years of dental experience with her. She is a real “people person” who takes great pleasure spending time on the phone with our patients and helping them and our office team work through insurance issues. Outside the office, Kathy loves spending time with family, friends and her dog Finn. Kathy is an avid walker. She has a married son in Portland and a daughter in Houston.
Denise - Patient Relation Coordinator
Denise is one of two Patient Relation Coordinators. When you enter our office Denise will welcome you with a big smile and a welcoming spirit. Denise brings many years of office and customer service experience to our practice. With a caring presence, she helps our patients with scheduling needs, billing matters and insurance questions or problems. Her goal is to provide excellent customer service to our patients and make everyone feel welcome. Denise and her husband have two adult children. She enjoys traveling, reading and sporting events.
Rebekah - Patient Relation Coordinator
Rebekah is one of two Patient Relation Coordinators . Rebekah is likely to be the first face you will see when you enter our office. She makes everyone feel welcome and has a terrific sense of humor. Rebekah started her dental career as a dental assistant and later moved to the front office. Rebekah brings years of dental experience with her. She is a genuinely caring person who takes great pleasure each day spending time with our patients and co-workers. Outside the office, Rebekah and her husband have two children and enjoy supporting them in their many athletic adventures. They also have a furry family dog named Buddy.
Debbie – Office Manager/Facilitator
Debbie has been in dentistry since 1994. Initially, she assisted chairside, and then moved to the front office. Debbie’s understanding of clinical dentistry along with her administrative experience allows her to smoothly coordinate all areas of our practice. She will make sure that your experience in our office is smooth and easy. Debbie is dedicated to building relationships with our patients. She works closely with Dr. Orazio and our patients to coordinate treatment plans that meet individual needs. Debbie and her husband, Todd, have two adult children and seven grandchildren. Outside of the office, Debbie enjoys bringing family and friends together. and various outdoor activities. Debbie loves to read for continuing education and for pleasure.
Mar C., Portland