Dr. Jake Becker, DMD
Dr. Becker was born in the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, where he lived until the age of seven. He grew up in California, Hawaii, Idaho, and Arizona. Dr. Becker received his B.S. degree in Biology from Arizona State University. After graduating from ASU, he moved to Portland to study dentistry at Oregon Health Sciences University, where he received his D.M.D in 2006. While living in Portland, Dr. Becker fell in love with the Pacific Northwest and his wife, Melissa. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Becker traveled to Burns, Oregon, to practice rural and community health-based dentistry. Although his time in Burns was relatively short, he found his dental care experiences to be extensive and rewarding. Dr. Becker moved back to Portland in 2007 and has practiced as an associate at Downtown Dental Associates ever since.
Dr. Becker feels privileged to be in a profession that allows him the opportunity to positively affect the health and lives of people. Every dental patient is an individual with a specific set of needs. Dr. Becker takes pride in his ability and willingness to actively listen to each of his patients in order to provide the highest level of quality care possible. Dr. Becker practices comprehensive dentistry, including endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, removable dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, crown and bridge, implant-retained restorations, oral sedation, and preventative care. Dr. Becker strives to provide quality, compassionate and comfortable care to all of his patients.
Dr. Becker is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, and American Society of Dental Anesthesiology.
Dr. Becker currently resides in Vancouver Washington with his wife, Melissa, daughter Sadie, son Levi, and twin boys Benjamin and Samuel.