Dental Office in Lake Oswego

Visit our Lake Oswego office

We serve surrounding SW Portland areas

We specialize in cosmetic dentistry, ClearCorrect (clear aligners), sedation dentistry & more!

We offer many dental services such as:

At Lake Oswego Smiles, Dr. Dale L. McNutt and his staff have a dental practice devoted to maintaining and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, healthy smiles.

We establish a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals because we understand how uneasy some patients may feel about dental visits.  We are dedicated to creating a relaxing and positive experience.  Our standard of excellence in gentle, personalized care enables us to provide the highest quality dental services that our patients deserve. The combination of Dr. McNutt's expertise and sensitivity to patient's concerns makes him a skilled and caring professional. 

We've developed this informational website as an extension of our practice, to serve as a convenient, educational resource for our patients. With just a few clicks, you can find helpful information about our services, credentials, and office policies. 

You can also easily access patient forms or request an appointment online.  We invite you to make an appointment today and we'll give you a reason to smile!

Lake Oswego Smiles
16699 Boones Ferry Road Suite 200
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035
(503) 635-3653

Appointment Request

Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment. There are no guarantees your requested day/time will be available.

Meet The Doctor

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    Dale L. McNutt

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  • "The staff here are very profession and caring. I like how sensitive they are to meet the patients needs. Also it is nice that they can perform everything right their in their own office. They were very accommodating to my schedule and insurance plan. Great experience!"
    Doug Dickson
  • "In a word, excellent!"
    John McMunn
  • "Professional, friendly, thorough, and great communication about self-care."
    Peggy Naumann
  • "It was good to meet Dr. McNutt. Good to see the same staff. Good to have clean teeth and help with my teeth clenching."
    Susann Swanson
  • "Very professional yet left with a comfortable feeling, the dentist was a family member. Work was done with precision. Dr. Smith made a good choice in his replacement on account of his retirement."
    Marta Pustkowski
  • "Cleaning and exam were fine. New Dr introduced himself. Still, very unhappy with the lack of any notice on the changes from Dr. Smith to Dr. McNutt.I will, of course, give Dr. McNutt the benefit of the doubt and have him as my dentist"
    Joe Mack
  • "I am totally pleased with Breanne. She is an excellent hygienist.. totally thorough and caring. I enjoyed meeting Dr. McNutt too. I am one happy patient. :)"
    Susan Adams
  • "I always have a great experience. That's why I have been a patient since about 1972."
    Joan Hartley
  • "Dr. McNutt extracted a stubborn baby tooth for my son on very short notice. We did not feel squeezed into the schedule, he and his team took the time to make sure my son was comfortable and ready. We really appreciate the good care we received! Thank you LO Smiles!"
    Katherine North Carroll
  • "Very polite staff and the doctor did not act like he was in a hurry to leave our appointment during what was a VERY busy schedule with many rooms full. He kept asking me "do you have any other questions for me?" prior to leaving."
    Lucienne Lastovic
  • "Always pay great attention to all my dental needs. Pleasant, professional, and a happy place to visit. Very covid safe."
    Terry Chambers
  • "The MOST PLEASANT experience at the dentist in 60 years. Thank you for taking such great care of me!"
    Mark Young
  • "Kendra is absolutely one of the best Dental Hygienist that I have been to - I have been receiving dental care at Lake Oswego Smiles for over 25 years
    She makes the treatment seamless and pain free
    Thank you"
    Treeva Mattern
  • "Kindrah was great and it was lovely to meet Dr. McNutt! I will miss Dr. Smith, but it looks like Dr. McNutt will take good care of us all!"
    Caryn Aman
  • "My family moved to Oregon about a year ago and needed to find a dentist ASAP. We were referred to Lake Oswego Smiles by my neighbor and we couldn't be happier! Everyone is so friendly and professional. Dr. Smith is amazing!!!"
    Joanna Rodas
  • "Brenna was excellent in every way. From her manner to the thorough nature of the cleaning, it was all very professional and comfortable. Thank you, Brenna!"
    Jim Young
  • "I have been a customer for the last three years. Professional, patient caring, complete service. A pleasure. Recommend to anyone."
    Nick Tzannetakis
  • "My sister is a retired Dental Hygienist so I had the pleasure of having teeth cleanings and other major dental work done at the dentist office she worked for over 20 years. Need-less-to-say, my bar is high. I have tried other dentists in my area and just haven't been happy... Until I walked into Lake Oswego Smiles! Everyone was so friendly and accommodating, the service has always been top notch, and I really couldn't ask for a better experience, every single time I have gone in. If you're looking for a dentist who cares AND does stellar work, this would be the right dental office for you!"
    Mary Chapman
  • "Friendly, knowledgeable and detail oriented. They have been taking care of my family for years and we trust them as health professionals."
    Wilson Kenney
  • "Wonderful dentist office, with friendly staff, a clean facility, great location, and a team that is adhering very well to the new health practices to maintain safe working environments that can help slow or stop the spread of coronavirus"
    Angela Pennock
  • "Most caring, environmentally safe, and attentive dentistry!"
    Kathleen Byrne
  • ""As always friendly, courteous and in a pleasant atmosphere. Got in on time and was completed quickly""
    Gary Scott
  • ""Calm, quiet, friendly! Technically outstanding!""
    Donna Carmichael

Helpful Topics

  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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COVID-19 Announcement

New Precautions to Keep Everyone Safe!

You will notice many changes we’ve made to help keep you and our staff safe. This includes temperature screenings for all patients and staff, plexiglass barriers to aid with social distancing, and air filtration filters throughout the office. Please review the precautions we’re adding to keep you safe! Learn More