About Us


When you choose Dr. Nhu Nguyen and Dr. Randy E. Otteson as your family dentists in Woodstock and SE Portland, you can feel confident in knowing that your comfort and care will always come first.

Our dentists take great pride in providing the excellent and comprehensive care in a comfortable environment.  Our mission is to establish the long lasting connections with patients that enables us to tailor the unique dental treatment to each individual's needs. We invite you to experience for yourself what so many of our patients already know - At Woodstock Smiles, our patients always come first.


Nhu Nguyen, DMD

Dental patients that see Dr Nguyen are impressed by her gentle and caring manner. This Woodstock Smiles dentist takes the time to listen to each patient’s concerns and addresses them with professionalism and precision. Her caring, pain-free approach gives our patients who live in Woodstock/SE Portland a positive outlook on their smiles and oral health in general. When looking for a general dentist, she fits the bill with extensive knowledge in dental aesthetics and whole body wellness.

Dr Nguyen was born and raised in Vietnam and came to America after high school to pursue her dream of becoming a dentist. She attended Portland State University and shortly thereafter, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Sciences. Dr. Nguyen continued her education at Oregon Health and Sciences University to pursue her doctorate degree in dental medicine. She then finished her general practice residency at Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she honed her skills and broadened her scope of practice. Her philosophy is to provide patients the most comprehensive and excellent dental care, just like how she wants herself and family members to be treated.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog. She also likes oil painting, hiking, cooking and trying new restaurants in town.


Randy Otteson, DMD

As a dentist in Woodstock/Portland area for almost 35 years, Dr Randy Otteson has built many long-lasting relationships with our patients. The experience our patients have had with him is never dull, with his extensive knowledge about dentistry and witty sense of humor.  His caring manner, professionalism, and gentle approach are so excellent that they attract patient not only from Portland but also Milwaukie, Oregon City, Vancouver, and all the way from the Oregon Coast!

Dr. Otteson attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate degree in Biology, and soon after he obtained his dental education from Oregon Health and Science University. He then did one year of General Practice Residency with the US Army. With the extensive training and many years of experience, Dr. Otteson is excellent at a variety of dental treatments, including implants and same-day crowns.

In his free time, Dr. Otteson is busy with his five grandchildren, taking care of his garden, and driving a self-built Jeep in the mountains of Utah.


Nancy Mervyn

Patient Care Coordinator


Amphone Srivilai

Treatment Coordinator


Erica Raihala

Insurance Coordinator


Dana But



Phyllis Haugen



Denise Coombs



Ann Vu

Dental Assistant