Meet the Doctors

The minute you walk into our friendly, comfortable dentist office, you will know you have come to the right place. Southwest Portland Dental combines advanced dental care technology with a gentle, friendly style of general dentistry. If you are looking for a dentist in Portland Oregon please contact us today as our our team is dedicated to making you and your family more comfortable than you ever thought possible in a dentist office!

Howard R. Jarvis, DMD

Dr. Jarvis graduated with honors from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1980. He is a life member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and Delta Phi Omega Honorary Scholastic Society. Dr. Jarvis served his general residency in the United States Air Force and spent four years practicing as a dentist while serving in the Air Force before starting his practice in Hillsdale in 1984.

Each year he earns extensive hours of post-doctoral study in clinical dentistry, including hands-on studies in technological advances such as digital x-rays, all-ceramic restorations, and implant dentistry. Best of all, his caring personality makes every visit pleasant for both adults and children.

Dr. Jarvis has extensive experience with state-of-the-art dental care technologies, including CEREC, which enables Southwest Portland Dental to provide one-day treatment for common dental procedures such as certain types of dental crowns. He has been a member of the Sunset Study club since its inauguration, a professional organization that emphasizes current best practices, continuing education and ongoing study among member dentists.

Dr. Jarvis has participated in many extended community service trips to Costa Rica, Kenya, Haiti, Honduras, and other communities. He also volunteers his time to provide dental care to children through the Dental Society and organizations such as the Children’s Dental Clinic at Creston School.

Dr. Jarvis was born in Portland. In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling and outdoor activities such as hiking, gardening, and biking. He enjoys attending Oregon Duck football games when he can. He has been happily married for over 20 years and has 2 children.

Dr. Jarvis is an active member of the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • Multnomah Dental Society
  • Hillsdale Business Professional Association

Tiffany M. Goldwyn, DMD

Dr. Tiffany Goldwyn graduated from Oregon Health and Sciences University in 2002, after spending four years as the Activities director for the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity. During the summers, Dr. Goldwyn was selected to participate in an externship working at Salud and Virginia Garcia dental clinics, helping underserved Spanish-speaking children with their dental needs.

Dr. Tiffany Goldwyn is a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Oregon Dental Association and the Multnomah County Dental Society. She currently participates in the Sunset Study Club and an interactive treatment planning/dental implant study club.

Focusing her continuing education in endodontics, pedodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and dental implants, Dr. Goldwyn has established a wide base of experience. She has worked in private practice since 2002, and joined Dr. Jarvis in 2008.

Dr. Goldwyn shares a passion for dentistry with her husband, Dr. David Goldwyn, a periodontist in the Portland area, as well as her commuity. After serving with Operation Smiles on dental missions to Panama and Ecuador, Dr. Goldwyn looks forward to sharing these kinds of experiences with her two young children, Zachary and Lilliana.

In her free time, Dr. Tiffany Goldwyn enjoys scrapbooking, photography, playing volleyball, running half and full marathons as well as the Hood to Coast Relay, traveling, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Our Location

Southwest Portland Dental
1616 SW Sunset Blvd., Suite B
Portland,OR 97239
Ph: 503-244-8112

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