Cynthia Pelley, D.M.D.
Dr. Cynthia Pelley has been a long-term Oregon native. Advanced training as a pedodontist balances Dr. Cynthia's passion for the care of children with the science and artistry of dentistry. Dr. Cynthia began her care for the health of babies, children, and adolescents through 12 years of nursing, including working in the pediatric ICU. This early training gives Dr. Cynthia the unique ability to see how the child's whole body influences overall oral health.
Dr. Cynthia continued her education and received a Bachelors in Arts and Science with a focus on biology from Portland State University
. After graduation, she was awarded membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for academic excellence. After graduating with her D.M.D from OHSU, she continued her child focused dental training in the Pediatric Dental Residency Program at OHSU
. In her final year, she was chosen to be Chief Resident by the Program Director. Dr. Pelley then took the National Pediatric Dental Board Exam and became certified as a Diplomat in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Pelley has hospital privileges at Kaiser
, and Providence locations
Dr. Cynthia's professional associations include the, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
, Oregon's Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
, American Dental Society of Anesthesesiology
, American Dental Association
, Oregon Dental Association
, and the Multnomah County Dental Society
Dr. Pelley lives in Portland with her daughter, her son, multiple fish, and dog Odin. They enjoy rock climbing, cycling and skiing.
JoAnna Tan, D.D.S.
Dr. JoAnna was born in West Malaysia and immigrated to Portland when she was 6 years old. She grew up in SE Portland and received her RN BSN nursing degree at OHSU. After practicing for several years as a medical surgical nurse, she decided to attend Loma Linda University Dental School where she received her dental degree. Her family is made up of her husband, two children, and two dogs. She enjoys music, spending time with family and learning how to play golf!