Roots Dental Carlton

Unmatched dental care in your neighborhood

(503) 852-7147

Your trusted Carlton dentist

At Roots Dental, our mission is to make your dental experience truly exceptional. Led by a team of the best and most knowledgeable Carlton dentists, our office has a family feel, and we want you to feel right at home.

Having a dental team you trust can make all the difference when it comes to your oral health. Our approachable, professional team will empower you to look after your oral health and make those twice-yearly trips to the dentist so much less stressful!

Book your visit today to receive compassionate, personalized care.

$99 New Patient Special

No insurance? No problem. Take advantage of our $99 New Patient Special, including a comprehensive exam and x-rays. Get invaluable insights into your dental health and personalized treatment recommendations to restore and maintain your smile.

Introducing your Carlton dentist

Dr. Taylor Schnell

General Dentist

Dr. Taylor Schnell grew up here in the Greater Portland area and received his dental degree from Oregon Health and Science University. He’s known for his meticulous work and commitment to ensuring a comfortable setting for his patients. Dr. Schnell embodies a minimally invasive approach to dentistry and believes that preserving natural teeth whenever possible is important for long term oral health and overall well being.

Continually refining his skills through continuing education Dr. Schnell stays abreast in current advancements in dental technology and techniques. Building relationships with those under his care, Dr. Schnell takes time to educate his patients about their oral health, empowering them to make informed decisions about their treatment.

Dr. Schnell is married and has 3 young children. He enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors. He’s an avid mountain biker and is always looking for new places to ride and explore.

Meet Our Team

Terri B.

Dental Hygienist


Office Supervisor

Tricia C.

Treatment Coordinator


Dental Hygienist

Lisa C.

Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Our patients say it best

“The staff is great! I appreciate their professionalism, as well as how they put you at ease during the entirety of the visit.”


“This Dentist took me in last minute to extract a tooth. They are very polite and a very caring team. This is absolutely the best Dentist in Portland, OR I have ever been to. He was very gentle also I felt no pain at all.”


“I am so glad this new dental office showed up down the street from me. After years of bad dental experiences, Dr. Jacqueline Gambee has made a lifelong client.”


Dental care in your neighborhood and within your budget

Roots Dental is dedicated to making dental care accessible. Our Carlton office provides flexible payment options, including cash, credit cards, CareCredit, and in-house patient financing.

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Dental Membership Club

Sign up for exclusive benefits with low monthly payments, discounts on select treatments, and plans customized to your needs.

Find your ideal location

Visit us at our Carlton dentist office or one of our many Oregon and Southwest Washington locations. As a privately owned practice, no matter your preferred location, you can expect dental care from a team that values long-term relationships.

We look forward to making you smile.

Book Your Visit

Find available appointments and schedule today. We can’t wait to meet you!