Portland Dentists, Dental Hygienists (RDH), Dental Assistants, and Support Team Members:

Join Our Team at Timber Dental

Talented? Looking to advance your dental career?

Who We Are

Timber Dental is a locally-founded, dentist-owned group practice and our goal is to provide an outstanding experience to our patients.


Since 2014, we've expanded to four locations and we plan to keep growing! We are looking for team players with big ideas and strong work ethics who can grow with us.


We're a paperless environment with digital patient forms and charting, digital x-rays, 3D conebeam imaging, iTero digital scanning, and other new technologies.


Our goal is to provide an outstanding experience. We know "the human touch" matters. We even offer locally roasted coffee in our lobby.

Why Our Team Loves It Here

Perks & Benefits

Competitive Compensation

Compensation is dependent upon each candidate’s experience, but we offer generous wages.


Our winter staff retreats have included beachfront bungalows in Long Beach, WA and a Portland City Team Scavenger hunt!


We offer perks like professional development opportunities and state-of-the-art technology (plus coffee!)


Full-time employees have access to an Internal Dental Discount Plan, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), and more!

Timber Cares Clinics

Once a quarter, Timber gives back to our community through our Free Toothache Clinics, the Timber Cares Clinic.

Support & Feedback

Get DSO-level support without a DSO experience. We provide you with what you need to be the best at what you do.

Other Benefits

  • Medical Insurance (for full-time employees)
  • Internal Dental Discount Plan (for full-time employees)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) — Up to 5 Weeks!
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Annual Staff Retreats
  • Opportunities To Give Back To Our Community

Annual Staff Events

Our team isn’t only about work. Our annual events have included beachfront retreats in Long Beach, WA and a Portland City Team Scavenger hunt! Our last retreat’s theme was 1980’s:

Bonus… How To Stand Out!

Everyone loves a bonus, right? Here are a few things we love to see in our candidates:

  • Positive attitudes
  • People who challenge themselves
  • People who love to learn
  • People who are passionate about patient care
  • People who go above and beyond
  • People who have integrity
  • People who are honest
  • People who are dedicated

We look forward to receiving your application and good luck!

Meet the Team

Dr. Matthew Kathan

I met my wife (and co-owner of Timber Dental), Dr. Molly, in Omaha, Nebraska while we were in dental school together. If I’m not working, it’s a safe bet that I’m fishing or foraging on the coast with my family.

Dr. Molly Marshall

I’m a fourth-generation dentist, I love my job. I’m co-owner of Timber Dental with my husband, Dr. Matt. When I’m not at work, I love to cook with my two little ones!

Dr. Peter Garcia

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Garcia is one of the most established Invisalign providers in Portland, and a valuable asset to the Timber Dental team.

Dr. Sharifah Eid

Dr. Eid loves to travel any chance she gets and recently she’s been getting into photography. She’s new to Portland and she’s excited to work Downtown so she can meet new people in the city.

Dr. Jae Lee

I love to explore Oregon with my family, to garden/grow things in my little suburban backyard, and to create (relatively) healthy, kid-approved, 30-minute recipes
(especially Korean and Indian foods). When I retire, my dream is to have a little farm!

Dr. William Garcia

Dr. Will grew up in Detroit, MI and moved to the PNW last year. He went to undergrad at Michigan State University and dental school at the University of Detroit. Since he’s moved here, he’s gotten into disc golf and plays three to four days a week. He enjoys going to concerts and local shows. 

Dr. Heather Nicholas

Dr. Heather’s bounced all around the west coast. Born in California, later moved to the Willamette Valley then Seattle. She loves spending time with her 90lb lap dog, Pucci, going to concerts, or supporting local restaurants, wineries and breweries (especially the dog-friendly ones).

Dr. Carla Castro

Dr. Carla was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She started her education at UC Irvine where she majored in Biology and then attended dental school at UCLA.  Last year, she traded in her sunglasses and flip flops for an umbrella and rain boots and moved to Portland!

Dr. Dar Afshar

Dr. Dar was raised in Salem. He did his undergrad at UO before going to Midwestern university for grad and dental school. In his free time he enjoys generally being active and watching Duck Football with friends and family. He has been practicing for 7 years with an expanded skillset in endodontics.


Dr. Steve Morales

Dr. Steve and his wife, who is also a dentist, raised their three boys in NE Portland. He enjoys sports and is an avid golfer. Recently, he began his quest to become a sommelier.

Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Dr. Jessica has been practicing dentistry for 24 years. The last 18 years here in Oregon but prior to that: Montana, New Mexico, and Minnesota. She hopes to one day summit Vogelsang peak in Yosemite National Park with her family. 


Dr. Gideon Prasanth Kodali​

I am an International dentist from Southern part of India. I have a one year old son and I enjoy spending time with family and playing with my son. I was always passionate about dentistry and I love to bring smiles to my patient and establish a life long relationship.

Dr. Krista Mattson

Dr. Krista has been practicing dentistry since 2012 and enjoys continuing to learn and grow as dentistry evolves. She values patient comfort and quality care while providing both restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She loves to spend time with her family, including coaching her daughter’s soccer team, bike, and play tennis.