Dr. David De Ainza, DDS, PC

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Meet the Doctor

Dr. David DeAinza is a 2001 graduate of Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois. He has an undergraduate degree in microbiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His experience includes private practice dentistry as well as working in a non-profit, community health setting.

From 2001-2003, Dr. DeAinza was an associate dentist with his uncle and mentor, Dr. Roger Cullen in Southern California. From 2004-2006, Dr. DeAinza was the Director of Dental Services (along with his wife) at two clinics, one of which included a children’s only dental clinic, in Nevada City, California. Since the Fall of 2006, he has been in private solo practice in downtown Portland.

Dr. DeAinza is a current member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Multnomah Dental Society. Dr. DeAinza stays current with advances in dentistry by regularly attending continuing education courses, both locally and abroad. He is also a member of a local chapter of the Seattle Study Club.

Locally, Dr. DeAinza is active with the alumni club for Northwestern University. He is a member of the Northwest Trail Alliance mountain biking and trail advocacy club. He also volunteers at his daughter’s school.

In his free time, Dr. DeAinza, his wife Minah (also a dentist), and daughter enjoy hanging out in Portland and getting outdoors. Dr. DeAinza enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, tennis, and kayaking. His other hobbies include gardening, reading, and listening to music.

In 2006, Dr. David DeAinza was hand selected to take over the practice of Dr. John McComb, who retired after 35 years of practice in Portland. The practice wishes Dr. McComb well as he pursues volunteer dentistry with Medical Teams International.