Dr. Donald Nimz is a native Oregonian, born and raised in the Portland area. Dr. Nimz earned his B.S. and Public Health degrees in just three years from Portland State University, graduating in 1974. From there he went on to graduate from the University of Oregon School of Dentistry in 1978.
Dr. Nimz frequently attends continuing education courses to stay current on the latest advancements in all phases of dentistry including cosmetics, implants, periodontics, and patient comfort. Dr. Nimz takes an active role in meeting and exceeding the professional standards and requirements set forth by membership in the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Clackamas County Dental Society.
In addition, Dr. Nimz is known for his expertise in Artistic Cosmetic Dentistry, and patients travel from throughout the Pacific Northwest to seek out his skills and personal care. He has taken extensive additional training in implant placement and cosmetic dentistry, and will custom design your smile, using cosmetic techniques that include dental implants, whitening, beautiful veneers, inlays and custom porcelain crowns and fillings.
(Even though his last name is Ranasinghe, could you imagine trying to say that?)
Dr. Kaveen was born and raised in the Portland area and has remained true to Oregon ever since. He graduated from Sunset High School, attended undergrad at Oregon State University, and then completed his doctoral studies at OHSU School of Dentistry in 2015. He has worked in Woodburn for the last two years, and is very excited to be returning to Portland to work with Dr. Nimz and his team to serve you!
Dr. Kaveen's passion for dentistry stems from treating you with the utmost respect and working closely with you to achieve and maintain your perfect smile. It is important to Dr. Kaveen that he takes the time to get to know you by answering all of your questions, educating you on your oral health status and all of your options to treat, as well as consistently making sure you are comfortable during every single appointment. As an active member of the American Dental Association and the Oregon Dental Association, Dr. Kaveen is held to the highest ethical and professional standards and strives to exceed them with continued education in the latest techniques and technologies dentistry has to offer.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kaveen loves cooking, playing the guitar, running and going to the gym, enjoying the amazing Portland food scene, and thinking about golfing. He hasn't committed to properly learning yet, but he's got the clubs.