Meet the Doctors
Dr. V. Thomas Eshraghi
Dr. Eshraghi received his Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State University in 2002, and both his DMD and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from Oregon Health and Science University in 2006 and 2009 respectively. Dr. Eshraghi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest level of achievement in the field.
He maintains private practices in Beaverton and Tualatin, OR and remains affiliated with OHSU as an assistant clinical professor and actively teaches advanced surgical skills including implant placement. He is passionate about teaching and is pioneering the use of advanced computer aided technologies such as CT scans, CAD/CAM guided surgery, 3D printing and dynamic navigation into the practice of periodontics.
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Dr. Mari Heslinga
Dr. Heslinga grew up in Honolulu, Hawai’i. She earned her Bachelor’s and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at the University of Iowa, then completed her periodontics residency at Oregon Health & Science University. Her Master’s research focused on tissue engineering and stem cells. As a resident, she treated patients with complex medical conditions in the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She offers a full scope of periodontal and implant procedures including gum grafting, bone grafting, and dental implant placement to help her patients achieve a healthy oral foundation and confident smile.
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Dr. Bradley S. McAllister
Since 1993 Dr. McAllister has practiced the specialty of Periodontics in the Portland area. He is both a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. Dr. McAllister has been active in treating the periodontal diseases with an emphasis on dental implant placement. He has over twenty years of experience in the surgical placement of dental implants and bone reconstruction. Prior to starting his own practice in Tigard, Dr. McAllister was a full time faculty member at the Oregon Health Sciences University. He was the director of the dental implant program for the residents and performed research related to implantology. He is currently a part time faculty member at the Oregon Health Sciences University.
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