All professionals at Brent Bakken DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Brent Bakken has been practicing dentistry in Hermiston since 1994. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California. As a student, he was recognized with awards in Periodontics and Oral Surgery. At graduation, he was presented with membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an honorary dental society. He holds dental licenses in Oregon, Montana, and California.
Dr. Bakken is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. He is a past President of the Eastern Oregon Dental Society.
Dr. Bakken is married and has three children, a daughter, and two stepsons. From his home state of North Dakota, he entered the United States Navy and served five years on active duty before entering dental school.
Dr. Bakken would say his interests and pastimes are varied. Hiking and exploring in the Oregon Mountains are favorites. After work, reading and exercising are routines. Weekends usually involve carpentry, outdoor projects, and chasing after his three dogs and daughter. A fallen bird hunting trip in North Dakota is an annual event.
Dr. Bakken feels grateful to work and live in Hermiston, Oregon.