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1111 East Reserve St.
Vancouver, Washington 98661
(360) 695-6066

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Oakes Family Dentistry in Vancouver, WA

"Dr. Oakes is kind, patient, professional and an excellent dentist. He takes his time with patients, has a very clean and comfortable office and does extremely good work." ~ Lauren M, Battleground


   

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Personal and Professional Dental Care

Dr. Oakes has over 20 years of experience in the dental field, providing care patients can trust. We see patients from age one to 100, and strive to be a full-service practice for your family. Our studio office is focused on quality and personal care, where Dr. Oakes is actively present and gives each patient individual attention. Through detailed patient education, Dr. Oakes informs patients of their treatment options and provides a plan for their oral care.

Our Mission

Our mission at Oakes Family Dental is to work together as a unit to provide the best dental care available for all ages, caring for them as we would family members. We treat our patients with patience and kindness. We are committed as a team to avoid complacency, choosing instead to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry through continuing education and use of the latest and best treatment modalities, materials, sterilization, and technology. 

Here are some of our top services:

CEREC® Same-Day Crowns
Mercury-Free Fillings
Digital X-Rays
Periodontal Care
Your Child’s First Visit
Cosmetic Improvements
Dental Implants and Dental Implant Restorations


To see how else we can serve you, please navigate to our services page.

Ask us about our Tooth Whitening for Life Program!  

Saving your Natural Smile in Vancouver

We understand how important the smile is to our everyday life. Chewing, laughing, and speaking all rely on the proper function of our jaws and teeth, which need protection through dental care. Dr. Oakes strives to protect your natural tooth structure, and treats dental problems with your immediate needs in mind.

We are committed to conservative dental care, only delivering treatments that protect and enhance the structure that’s already there.

We are always accepting new patients! Get in Touch with Dr. Oakes Today!

Oakes Family Dental supports healthy, beautiful smiles in Vancouver. Our practice sees patients from around the area, including Hazel Dell, Fischer’s Landing, and Cascade Park. Call us today for an appointment, or use our online form for convenient scheduling.

We are proud to be practicing dentistry in Clark County for 20 years!

We accept a wide variety of dental insurances for your convenience! We accept and are licensed to take Workers' Comp Claims!

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-3:00pm
Friday: By Appointment Only

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Our practice is located north of Highway 14, Across the Street from Hudson Bay High School.



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Pediatric dentistry (formerly Pedodontics/Paedodontics) primarily focuses on children from birth through adolescence.  The American Dental Association (ADA), recognizes pediatric dentistry as a specialty, and therefore requires dentists to undertake two or three years of additional training after completing a general dentistry degree.  At the end of this training, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry issues a unique diploma (Diplomate ABPD).  Some pediatric dentists (pedodontists) opt to specialize in oral care for children with special...

While most dental surgery is performed on an out-patient basis, it remains an involved procedure that requires specific preparation and aftercare.  In an effort to provide safe, comfortable care, we encourage you to review our pre- and post-operative instructions, which are intended to facilitate a smooth operation and safer recovery. If you have any questions or concerns about your surgery, please contact our practice today.

Night Guards Available at Oakes Family Dentistry in Vancouver, WA Night guards, also known as occlusal guards, are crucial pieces of equipment to protect your teeth from grinding, clenching, and they help reduce soreness and pain the jaw.  Fitting snugly over the upper teeth, night guards protect the entire oral region from traumatic injury, preserving both the esthetic appearance and the health of the smile. If you experience any of these symptoms, there are several night guard options available. When you come into our office that serves the...

Dental emergencies are quite frightening and often painful.  Prompt treatment is almost always required to alleviate pain and to ensure the teeth have the best possible chance of survival. Sometimes, teeth become fractured by trauma, grinding, or biting on hard objects.  In other cases, fillings, crowns, and other restorative devices can be damaged or fall out of the mouth completely.  If there is severe pain, it is essential to contact our office immediately.  The pain caused by dental emergencies almost always gets worse without treatment,...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health. Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and...

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Oakes Family Dentistry
Dr. Michael Oakes, DMD
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Oakes Family Dentistry

1111 East Reserve St, Vancouver, Washington 98661

Phone: (360) 695-6066