About our office

Dr. Grasvik is an Oregon native, born and raised in the Portland metro area. From an early age he has had a passion for working in the health care profession, as his grandfather was an oral surgeon in North East Portland, and following his example of compassion for the community, Dr. Grasvik decided to pursue a career in the dental field. Dr. Grasvik received his Bachelors degree of Science at Washington State University graduating Magna Cum Laude in his class. He attended and received his doc...Read More

Meet our team

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Nic Grasvik, DMD Dentist Owner Read Bio

Dr. Nicholas Grasvik is an Oregon native, born and raised in the Portland metro area. From an early age he had a passion for working in health care. His grandfather, an oral surgeon in Northeast Portland, OR, was also an inspiring example, showing compassion for his community. For these reasons, Dr. Nicholas Grasvik chose to pursue a career within the dental field.

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Virginia Practice Manager Read Bio

Virginia has worked in the dental field for over 30 years. She started her dental career as a dental assistant then moved to the administration side of the business a few years later. She is passionate working as a patient advocate while maintaining a high quality of standards. Virginia relocated to Oregon from Arizona. Her favorite time of the year here in Oregon is Fall and loves anything “pumpkin.” In her spare time she loves spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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Liz Peterson Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Liz, brings over thirty years of hygiene experience with a focus on personal attention and detail. She enjoys working with patients to educate them about their oral health needs and create the best plan possible for achieving lifelong health and wellness. When not working as a hygienist, Liz enjoys golfing and spending time with family and friends. She also welds and brazes copper and steel to create original pieces of metal art!

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Kim Salinas Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kim is an Oregon native and currently resides in Oregon City. Even though she has a long commute, she says it is well worth it to be able to work with great coworkers and care for wonderful patients. Kim was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to help people maintain their healthy smile. She enjoys helping patients understand why complete oral health is important to their overall health. She strives to make each and every patient have a welcoming, pleasant, and educated dental hygiene ap...Read More

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Lisa Lasalle Dental Assistant Read Bio

Lisa has worked in the dental field for many years and comes with great experience! Lisa was drawn to healthcare because she wanted to work in a field where she could nurture relationships and contribute to people’s well being. Lisa’s goal is to create a tranquil atmosphere with a calm and friendly demeanor. When not at work Lisa enjoys spending time with friends and family outdoors, biking, hiking and camping.

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Hillary Parsons Front Office Assistant Read Bio

Hillary, has worked in the healthcare industry for over five years in a staff supportive role. Hillary is an intricate addition to our office making sure things run smoothly not only helping out with administrative tasks but also willing to lend a hand wherever needed! Her excellent communication skills and attention to detail make her a perfect fit to our team. In her free time she enjoys volunteering in the community and working with children as a dance instructor.

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Services we provide

At Preferred Dental Care Center we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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