Jason Atack, D.M.D

General Dentist


Patrick Corning, D.M.D.

General Dentist

Dr. Corning says, “I am passionate about my work and enjoy what I do. I try to work with my patients as partners in their oral health and help them achieve their goals. I love working with my hands and helping people smile...literally! I like helping my patients realize what a difference a beautiful smile can make to their well-being, and helping people understand how their oral health is related to the the rest of their body and how it can help them live happier, better lives.”

After graduating from Brigham Young University, Dr. Corning received his Dental Degree from the OHSU School of Dentistry. To keep abreast of cutting edge technology, he’s a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Corning says, “I like to relax by working on classic automobiles, but also love to run, cycle, hike, and spend time with my wife and small dog.”


B.S., Neuroscience–Brigham Young University
D.M.D.–OHSU School of Dentistry


American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry


Nandini Tiruvallur, D.M.D

General Dentist

Dr. Tiruvallur says, “I love working with people helping them to get the beautiful and healthy smile of their dreams!” She encourages her patients to be involved in their treatment in order to get the best results possible. She says, “I try to to educate people about dental health because it is my belief that the more you know, the more you are empowered to take care of your oral and dental health.”

After graduating from The Government Dental College in India, Dr. Tiruvallur received her Dental Degree from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry. To keep abreast of cutting edge technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She speaks Hindi and Kannada, also.

In her free time, Dr. Tiruvallur enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with my family.


B.D.S.–The Government Dental College, India
D.M.D.–Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry


American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry


Jessica Buenjemia, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

As a Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Buenjemia enjoys building doctor-patient relationships and educating her patients on the importance of dental health. She takes pride in helping her young patients establish excellent oral care habits that they’ll carry into adulthood.

After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of San Diego, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. She holds a certification for Pediatric Dentistry from Boston University and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association.

Away from the office, Dr. Buenjemia loves exploring outdoors in the Pacific Northwest, and enjoys baking and reading to unwind.


B.S. - University of San Diego
D.D.S. - Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry - Boston University


American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; American Dental Association


Eric Burgin, D.D.S., M.S


“Orthodontics gives me the opportunity to get to know patients and work closely with them to improve, sometimes drastically, their facial and dental appearance,” says Dr. Eric Burgin. He adds, “helping patients one at a time is extremely rewarding, and the integrity and professionalism of our doctors and staff encourages me to give my best every day.”

Dr. Burgin received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Dentistry before attending Oregon Health & Science University to obtain his specialist degree in Orthodontics. His professional memberships include the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists.

Outside of work, Dr. Burgin enjoys swimming, hiking, music, and travel.


D.D.S. - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
M.S., Orthodontics - Oregon Health Sciences University


American Dental Association; American Association of Orthodontists


Stephen Clemens, D.M.D.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Stephen Clemens D.M.D. Oral Sugery Like father, like son: a love of dentistry runs in Dr. Clemens family. Inspired by his father, he had always wanted to be a dentist–the combination of the artistry of working with his hands, the science of dentistry and working with people is extremely satisfying for him. In his daily practice as a Oral Surgeon, he most enjoys the personal interactions he has with each of his patients. “I strive to treat patients with compassionate care in a safe and comfortable environment. I especially enjoy implant dentistry and restoring smiles to complete function and oral health. I enjoy the challenge that every patients treatment brings and continue to educate myself regarding the latest techniques to provide patients with the best care possible,” says Dr. Clemens.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University, Dr. Clemens went on to study dentistry at Oregon Health Sciences University. After receiving his D.M.D. degree he had additional training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Oral Maxiofacial Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Oregon Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Diplomate in the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Clemens free time is spent with his wife and two boys. They enjoy hikes, biking and travel together.


B.A.-Oregon State University
D.M.D.-Oregon Health Sciences University


American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Oregon Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Diplomate American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons


About Gentle Dental Tigard

At Gentle Dental Tigard, our dentists feel there’s only one way to practice dentistry: with concern, clear communication and clinical excellence. Our dentists are devoted to providing the most comprehensive dental care to you and your family, with the most state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge dentistry techniques. Gentle Dental Tigard dentists understand the anxiety and stress of visiting a dentist, that is why our dental specialists and friendly staff will welcome you with open arms and treat you as family.

Gentle Dental Tigard dentists are highly trusted professionals that have been proudly caring for the dental needs of Portland residents. Gentle Dental Tigard offers a wide range of dental specialties, including cosmetic dentistry, regular examinations, professional cleanings, x-rays, veneers, sealants, fillings, crowns and bridges, teeth implants, dentures, root canals, teeth whitening, and braces and all aspects of general dentistry to make your smile a healthy and radiant smile. Whether you are in need of a regular visit, teeth cleaning, or looking for a trustworthy pediatric dental specialist, our Gentle Dental Tigard dentists will make your visit a efficient, rewarding and pleasant one.

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10115 SW Nimbus Ave Suite 350
Tigard, OR 97223
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Monday8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM