Roots Dental Gresham Dentist

Comfort meets care in Gresham

Experience the Roots Dental difference

Welcome to Roots Dental in Gresham, the family and general dental practice of Dr. Jacob Kaufman. We’re excited to serve the Rockwood and surrounding communities. We take pride in providing our patients with comprehensive dental treatment that keeps everyone in our community healthy and smiling.

Request an appointment today to receive personalized care from our caring team!

Your Gresham Dentist

Best Dentist in Portland, OR - Dr. Jacob Kaufman - Roots Dental

Dr Jacob Kaufman , DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Jacob Kaufman grew up in Newberg, Oregon. He spent a year in Minnesota where he wrestled for the Golden Gophers before returning home to finish his undergraduate education at Oregon State University. After OSU, Dr. Kaufman earned his DMD at Oregon Health and Science University, where he served as class president. Dr. Kaufman is passionate about making patients feel comfortable in the dental office. His focus is to create a dental home for his patients where they can accomplish their dental goals.

Dr. Kaufman lives near the Roots Dental Office with his Partner Jan, and their two dogs Dillard (after Damian Lillard) & Olive. He loves to get outdoors backpacking and camping. On the weekends you’ll likely find him at a concert listening to live music in Portland.

Dr. Kaufman enjoys the variety of general dentistry, helping patients achieve oral health, and improving smiles. He is devoted to honing his craft through continuing education and regularly takes CE courses as a member of Spear Education. Dr. Kaufman loves providing high-quality dental care to his local community.

  • If I could have dinner with one person, dead or alive it would be… Patrick Gass, a family member who was on the Oregon Trail.
  • When I wake up the first thing I do or think about is… Walk the dogs!
  • If I could remake any movie and star in it, it would be… The Departed.

Meet Our Team


Office Manager
Megan Scheduling Coordinator Roots Dental Gresham


Scheduling Coordinator
Dawn Dental Hygienist Roots Dental Gresham


Dental Hygienist
Betty Dental Assistant Roots Dental Gresham


Dental Assistant
Ruben Dental Assistant Roots Dental Gresham


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.”


$99 New Patient Special

No insurance? No problem. Schedule your first visit with us and receive a comprehensive exam and x-rays for just $99. Get invaluable insight into your dental health and recommendations about treatments to restore and maintain your smile.

Dental care in your neighborhood and within your budget

Our Gresham dentist is dedicated to making dental care accessible. Through flexible payment options, including cash, credit cards, CareCredit, and our in-house patient financing, we offer top-tier care that fits your budget.


We work with most PPO insurance providers and are in-network with Moda, MetLife, Aetna, ODS, Delta Dental, and Guardian.

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 Gresham dentist office or one of our 3 other convenient locations in Portland. As a privately owned practice, you can expect dental care from a dentist and team that values long-term relationships. Choose Roots Dental for a healthier, brighter smile.

Ready to schedule a visit with us?