"Our philosophy is to treat our patients like our own family, with gentle, friendly care. Whatever we can do to make your visit more comfortable and to give you a brighter, healthier smile, we'll strive to make it happen."
If you have any apprehension and anxiety about going to the dentist, Dr. Kasch understands. He grew up with those exact feelings, and his childhood experience inspired the guiding principles of Sleep Dentistry of Portland.
When Dr. Kasch was seven years old, he had an unpleasant dental experience that left him very apprehensive about going to see the dentist. When he himself became a dentist, he vowed to create an environment of peace and comfort to help calm anxious patients.
The Sleep Dentistry of Portland office is designed to put patients at ease as he provides gentle and comfortable dental treatment.
Dr. Kasch completed his undergraduate and pre-dental education at Lewis & Clark College and is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry here in Portland, Oregon.
Fully trained in the latest procedures, he uses state-of-the-art technology to provide a comfortable experience and keep our prices among dentistry’s most affordable.
Dr. Kasch is active in professional organizations including the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Multnomah County Dental Association.
He also donates his time to Dentistry From the Heart, providing free dental care to those who may not have been able to afford and receive dental treatment otherwise.
When not treating patients, Dr. Kasch enjoys collecting antiques, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Dr. Haymore grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his undergraduate and pre-dental education at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.
He moved to Portland in 1998 and earned his DMD at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry. He finished his dental education at the VA Medical Center with a General Practice Residency. While there, he gained additional experience in restorative and surgical dental procedures, as well as treatment of patients with advanced medical histories.
As a general dentist, he enjoys building long-term relationships with patients and their families. He is bilingual and enjoys speaking Spanish with patients.
He currently lives in Portland with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.
Dr. Maiden completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 1974, he moved to San Francisco, where he earned his DMD from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry.
Dr. Maiden is our dentures expert. Patients appreciate his commitment to walking them through the denture process and garnering their satisfaction at every step.
With more than 25 years of experience practicing general dentistry, Dr. Maiden studies recent research and advances in dentistry through continuing education courses. In fact, he has taken more than 1,300 hours of continuing education classes since earning his degree.
In his leisure time, Dr. Maiden enjoys reading, playing golf, and spending time with his two children.
Dr. Combe is a graduate of the Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in Portland. He has a diverse background that lends itself well to the cosmetic and artistic side of dentistry.
After High School, Dr. Combe attended the Museum Art School (now PNCA), earning a BFA in painting. Dr. Combe still pursues art but truly fulfills his passion through cosmetic dentistry. As a result, he has earned a certificate in cosmetic and full-mouth reconstruction at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dentistry.
Dr. Combe completes at least three full weeks a year of continuing education, learning the most advanced dental treatment modalities currently available.
Taking exceptional care of his patients and giving back to the community are part of his philosophy of life. Every year, he treats dozens of patients at no charge for Oregon Mission of Mercy, Compassion Clinics, Medical Teams International, Creston Free Clinic for Children, and Dentistry From the Heart.
When he is not treating patients, Dr. Combe can be found camping, skiing, and biking with his wife and two daughters.
Dr. Mira Della Croce is a native Oregonian, who grew up in Portland and has recently returned home from Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Temple University is known to have the highest clinical requirements for graduation across the nation. Dr. Della Croce was voted Best of the Main Line four years running and has brought with her that quality of care to the Pacific Northwest. Patients are in for a pleasant surprise when they meet Dr. Della Croce. She takes the time to discuss your goals for your mouth and the various options our field has to offer. Catering each treatment plan to safely accommodate the specific wants and needs of each patient based on their case presentation. She has a pleasant demeanor and a gentle touch.
Dr. Mira Della Croce is a Pre-fellow with Academy of General Dentistry, having passed her FAGD exam in Boston, she is currently going through the final rounds of approval for her FAGD. Dr. Della Croce has trained with Dr. Frank Spear founder of Spear Education and was an active member of the Spear Study Club in Unionville, PA led by Dr. Jay Dorgan. She has worked with Dr. Normand Boucher on combined approach therapy of TMD.
Dr. Mira Della Croce began her training in Implants with Nobel BioCare Implants taught by Dr. Tom Balshi utilizing the “Teeth in a Day” trademarked protocol for severely compromised dentitions. She then trained with Hiossen Implants placing implants on live patients and further trained with Zimmer Implants in Advanced Restorative cases – a hands-on training on full mouth rehabilitation and restoration of fully and partially edentulous patients. Dr. Della Croce has experience with immediate placement of implants and immediate restoration of implants.
Dr. Mira Della Croce enjoys learning, helping her patients, spending time with her family and friends, seeing new places and experiencing different cultures.