Meet the Dentists

Lorin W. Rice, DMD Lorin W. Rice, DMD

Dr. Rice has been involved with dentistry for over 29 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington University, attended Portland State University for pre-dental work and Oregon Health & Science University for his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD). Dr. Rice is the founding dentist of Laurelwood Dental and finds dentistry very rewarding. He enjoys working closely with people to improve their quality of life. His capabilities in diagnosing and solving dental problems, as well as, supporting proactive dental health have helped establish Laurelwood as a successful Portland practice. Dr. Rice is part of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists, and is a trustee of the Oregon Dental Association.

Dr. Rice and his wife, Charlotte, have two sons, Alex and Ben. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, skiing, home projects, and travel. For the past four years Dr. Rice, Charlotte and Debra, his assistant of 22 years, have volunteered on a dental team with Medical Teams International, in Cambodia and Romania.

Reed T. Hall, DDS Reed T. Hall, DDS

Dr. Hall has been involved with dentistry for over 11 years. Originally from Southern California, Dr. Hall attended the University of California Los Angeles for his undergraduate work and studied dentistry at University of the Pacific in San Francisco.

Dr. Hall is part of the Oregon Dental Association, American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He served on the board of the Multnomah County Dental Society for four years but has taken a leave to watch his boys grow. His approach to dentistry concentrates on overall health and prevention. Some of his specialty areas include technology, such as use of intra-oral camera and laser for gum recontouring, same-day porcelain crowns, and dental implants. Dr. Hall takes advantage of all available techniques and materials, whether new technology or traditional medicine, to find the solutions that work best for each individual patient. Outside of the office, Dr. Hall spends his free time snowboarding, hiking, biking, and woodworking; but most importantly quality time with his wife, Christine, and two adorable young boys, Gavin and Ronan. He regularly volunteers at local health fairs doing sealant screenings and placing sealants on children's teeth and contributes locally by helping coordinate the Alameda Neighborhood "Friends of Trees" tree planting. Each year they plant nearly 100 trees in this neighborhood alone! He also volunteers his time on Medical Teams International's Dental Van helping those less fortunate locally. Dr. Hall looks forward to volunteering more with Medical Teams International when his boys are a little older.

Ted R. Rask, DMD Ted R. Rask, DMD

Dr. Rask received his dental degree from Oregon Health and Science University and completed his undergraduate studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts and Portland State University. He is a Portland native and truly enjoys living in the Pacific Northwest. He is a member of the Oregon Dental Association, American Dental Association, Multnomah Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. His approach to dentistry starts and ends with communication. He wants every patient to understand what is important in achieving superior oral health and will work with them to reach that point. Dr. Rask has also made it a goal to volunteer in the community whenever he can and looks forward to those opportunities.

Dr. Rask and his wife Michele are the proud parents of two sons, Tyler and Brandon. When he is not in the office, Dr. Rask enjoys spending quality time with his family, whether it is at home, the beach, or a campsite in Oregon. His other interests are in music. He enjoys writing and playing music on the bass guitar and piano.

Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Association (ADA)

American Academy of Periodontology

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