Meet the Dentist
Lance Heppler DMD, FAGD
Dr. Lance Heppler graduated with honors from Oregon Health Science University School of Dentistry in 1998. He immediately began working with his father in his cosmetic dental practice in Milwaukie, Oregon. During this time he also worked in several other dental offices to get a feel for the kind of dentistry he wanted to practice. He recently received his FAGD (Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry), which demonstrates his personal commitment to keeping up on the latest advancements in dentistry; a distinction only 2% of dentists nationwide receives.
Dr. Heppler spends over 100 hours a year in continuing education courses to keep up on the latest developments in dentistry. Dr. Heppler’s practice philosophy is based upon a desire to provide top-notch quality dentistry in a comfortable and compassionate manner. His approach to dental practice is to meet his patients personal concerns by blending art, science and intuition. This approach is based upon a personal commitment to the welfare of his patients.
His involvement in local study clubs, including the Academy of General Dentistry shows his commitment to lifelong continuing education. Dr. Heppler also gives special consideration to children and has special training with senior citizens. We are a mercury and latex free office, and take many steps to keep up to date on the newest advances in dentistry. Married to his wife, Brandee, a talented artist and illustrator, for over 20 years, the Hepplers have two grown kids and one teenager left at home. Dr. Heppler is also a competitive cyclist, participating in many local races, and has even completed the prestigious Iron Man Florida twice. He recently completed his eleventh marathon, helps coach his kid’s soccer teams, and plays in several indoor soccer leagues.