Meet Our Team
Gerald Kennedy, DMD, MAGD
GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTIST
As the son of a dentist, Dr. Kennedy grew up in the business of teeth. As a child he was a typical teen that spent time as a patient in his father’s office. He also has the experience of more than three years of orthodontic treatment, wearing braces to straighten his teeth. He is a dental patient just like you!
While attending OHSU School of Dentistry, Dr. Kennedy distinguished himself in his chosen profession. Upon graduation in 1991 with clinical and academic honors he had already established a track record of achievement and excellence. He graduated near the top of his class and receiving numerous Awards and Honors.
One of the highlights of Dr. Kennedy’s professional career is his graduation from the internationally renowned Kois Center. The Kois Center offers motivated dentists the most up-to-date and advanced training in order to provide his patients with the best care available.
Dr. Kennedy graduated from the OHSU School of Dentistry in 1991 with clinical and academic honors he had already established a track record of achievement and excellence. He graduated near the top of his class and receiving numerous Awards and Honors.
Dr. Kennedy and his team are dedicated to providing excellent care for you and your family, striving daily to deliver exceptional results for his patients. Come visit us and discover the Kennedy Dental difference!READ MORE
Jessica Mitchell, EFDA
Jessica Saylor has been Dr. Kennedy’s left hand and main assistant for more than 10 years now. Being a part of the Kennedy Dental team this long has allowed her to really get to know her patients and their individual needs, while developing these relationships. She enjoys the St. Johns community so much that became a part of it in 2008 when she moved to the neighborhood.
Jessica Saylor has been Dr. Kennedy’s left hand and main assistant for more than 10 years now. Being a part of the Kennedy Dental team this long has allowed her to really get to know her patients and their individual needs, while developing these relationships.READ MORE
Shirley Ybarra, RDH
REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
A desire to learn the latest advancements in dental care and technology are what first attracted Shirley Ybarra to Kennedy Dental. A native of North Portland, she received her dental education at Carrington College and Portland Community College, and then began a dental career over 10 years ago as a dental assistant for Dr Jess Blankenship, Dr. Kennedy’s dental partner for over 20 years until his retirement in 2012. Shirley was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles. As a hygienist, she attends a variety of continuing education courses that keeps her job interesting and exciting.
A native of North Portland, Shirley received her dental education at Carrington College and Portland Community College. Shirley was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles.READ MORE
Limited Time Summer Specials
for new uninsured patients only
Offer ends September 20, 2017
New Patient Dental Exam
Includes comprehensive exam by the doctor and necessary x-rays.
New Patient Dental Cleaning
Includes a professional cleaning. A new patient exam is required. Does not include periodontal therapy.
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Smile design is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile will increase self-confidence and overall life satisfaction. Cosmetic smile design includes things like tooth-colored restorations, dental implants, and crowns. We have many options, so please call us today!
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Gerald Kennedy, DMD, MAGD
GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTIST
3506 N Lombard Street
Portland, OR 97217
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New Patient Hotline(866) 552‑4346 Request an Appointment
Existing Patients Call(503) 289‑0230
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|Tuesday||8:00am - 5:00pm|
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