Meet our Talented Dental Team

Dr. Richard A. Oppenlander

Dentist in Kalamazoo and Portage, MI

Richard A. Oppenlander, D.D.S., P.L.C.

Dr. Richard A. Oppenlander Dentist in Portage, MI

Dr. Oppenlander is inspired by the desire to help you achieve optimal health and provide you with the absolute best that dentistry has to offer. He is a Doctor of Dental Surgery and graduate of the University of Michigan, which is ranked as the #1 dental school in the United States. Over the years, Dr. Oppenlander has treated thousands of individuals, staying on the cutting edge of technology, and acquiring over 4,000 hours of advanced training. He brings his depth of experience and innate concern for your overall health and comfort to each and every treatment. Dr. Oppenlander presents a refreshingly unique and artistic approach to dentistry by combining beauty and strength in his restorations and the smiles he creates. He is a member of:

We invite you to discover the difference we can make in your smile and in your life.


Our Dental Team

Each individual member of our team plays an integral role in providing you with exceptional care that will exceed your expectations. Our experienced, friendly dental professionals maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to enhance their ability to best serve your specific dental health needs, with the newest advances in dentistry. We are devoted to restoring, enhancing, and maintaining the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in healthy, beautiful, long-lasting smiles!

Patti - Dental Hygienist in Portage, MI
Patti

Registered Dental Hygienist

Donna - Dental Hygienist in Portage, MI
Donna

Registered Dental Hygienist

Anne - Dental Hygienist in Portage, MI
Anne

Registered Dental Hygienist

Brooke - Dental Assistant in Portage, MI
Brooke

Dental Assistant

Amanda - Dental Business Administrator in Portage, MI
Amanda
Business Administrator

Michelle - Dental Practice Coordinator in Portage, MI
Michelle 
Practice Coordinator


GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY AWARENESS 

Volunteering in KenyaMRC Industries Community Employment Program

Dr. Oppenlander has supported numerous organizations over the years, especially those that enhance our environment or cultural experience. Among the many we supported were the Gilmore Festival, and the Western Michigan University School of Music, with a focus on Gold Company. Dr. Oppenlander was also privileged to support and assist in the development of an ongoing project to supply HIV/AIDS affected and orphaned children in Kenya with toothbrushes and toothpaste, as well as providing overall education and an avenue to improve their lives. In addition, Dr. Oppenlander is proud to be an MRC Industries Community Employer. The MRC Industries Community Employment Program works with individuals living with developmental disabilities to fill employment needs of Kalamazoo area businesses. MRC Industries provides quality routine cleaning for Dr. Oppenlander's office. To learn more about MRC Industries Community Employment, click the MRC logo to the right.