Our Clinics

NHC Milwaukie Dental Clinic (Joseph Bernard Jr. Dental Clinic)

At NHC Milwaukie Dental Clinic, you will receive patient-centered, community-minded care no matter your ability to pay or current state of wellness.  NHC's dental clinic located in Milwaukie, Oregon offers team-based care for patients of all ages.

Services offered include diagnostic services, preventive care, restorative care, and emergent care. We also offer trusted referrals for patients in need of specialty care. 

Call Us With Your Questions or to Make an Appointment

Clinic Info

NHC Milwaukie Dental Clinic (Joseph Bernard Jr. Dental Clinic)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7:00AM – 6:00PM
(closed 12:00PM – 1:00PM for lunch)

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

 

After Hours Advice Line

A nurse triage service is available after hours for patients in need of clinical advice. Call (503) 850-4479.

For prescription refills of established non-narcotic medications, please call back during business hours. Please note it may take up to 72 hours to process a medication refill. Any new medications or narcotic medications require an in-person visit with your provider before filling. If you cannot wait for a prescription refill, please visit an urgent care facility in your area.

How to Find Us

This clinic is located on the Providence Milwaukie Hospital campus, a block away from NHC’s Milwaukie Medical Clinic. The clinic sits atop a small incline between an apartment complex and the hospital. Clinic signage says “Neighborhood Health Center - Joseph Bernard Jr. Dental Clinic”. 

Taking the Bus?

The nearby SE 32nd & Hillside Bus Stop services the 75 Bus.  The SE Harrison & 32nd Stop two blocks away services the 33 Bus.

You can plan your trip at trimet.org/home/planner.

Transportation Assistance

If transportation is an issue, healthcare transportation assistance may be available. Call the clinic or talk to a receptionist for help. Some insurance plans cover the cost of transportation to and from the clinic. Bus passes, gas cards, or other reimbursements for travel to and from the clinics, may also be available.

Patients with ODS (Delta Dental/MODA OHP): visit Ride to Care or call (503) 416-3955. (Note that your ODS coverage could be through Healthshare, Trillum, and Columbia Pacific.)

Our Staff

Coleman Bright, DMD

Education:  D.M.D.  Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Experience:  Experience in pediatric and adult dental services, including direct and indirect restorations, extractions, root canal treatment, and urgent care visits

At NHC:  Provide comprehensive exams, diagnose conditions, and develop treatment plans for both pediatric and adult dental patients

My Clinic:  Milwaukie Dental

What I do for Fun:  Songwriting, music production, backpacking, and photography

Rachel French, RDH, EPDH

Education:  B.S.  Pacific University, Hillsboro, OR

Experience:  Over eight years of experience providing dental hygiene services to NHC patients, including through our community dental program

At NHC:  I provide dental hygiene services and community outreach services to adults, teens, and children

My Clinic:  Milwaukie Dental and Oregon City Dental

What I do for Fun:  Teach yoga and spend time with family

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Jonathan Hall, DMD, Chief Dental Officer

Education:  D.M.D.  Oregon Health & Science University

Experience:  Experience practicing community health dentistry in rural New Mexico, current NHC Chief Dental Officer, and member of the National Health Service Corps

At NHC:  I provide dental services to patients of all ages, backgrounds, and current states of wellness

My Clinics:  Milwaukie Dental, Oregon City Dental, and Tanasbourne

What I do for Fun:  Spend time with family, go for runs, and collect musical instruments

I am fluent in Spanish!

Bre Mat, EPDH

Education:  B.S.  Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Experience:  Experience providing dental hygiene services at FQHCs and rural health centers

At NHC:  I provide dental hygiene services to patients of all ages with a commitment to caring for underserved populations

My Clinic:  Milwaukie Dental

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Lindsay Scott DMD, MPH

Education:  D.M.D.  Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL | M.P.H.  Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Experience:  Completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in Miami, FL and clinically proficient in Spanish

At NHC:  I provide general, pediatric, special needs, and immunosuppressed dentistry

My Clinics:  Oregon City Dental, Milwaukie Dental, and Tanasbourne

What I do for Fun:  Go hiking, scuba diving, and kayaking, practice yoga, and travel with my family