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Judah Garfinkle, D.M.D., M.S. (he/him)

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  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Dentistry
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Special focus

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Orthodontics

Locations and contact

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About me

Judah Garfinkle, D.M.D., M.S., is an orthodontist.

He specializes in treating cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial disorders that need:

  • Care for the teeth or jaw (orthodontia).
  • Surgery.

He is the director of craniofacial orthodontics at OHSU’s Cleft and Cranofacial Program

Dr. Garfinkle helped start Smile Oregon, a nonprofit that helps families whose children have cleft and craniofacial conditions.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • B.S., 1996, University of Oregon
    • D.M.D., 2002, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
    • M.S., 2005, University of Kentucky Graduate School
  • Residency

    • Orthodontics, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY, 2002-2005
  • Fellowship

    • Craniofacial Orthodontics, New York University Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, 2005-2006
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Orthodontics, 2006

Memberships and associations:

  • Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • American Student Dental Association
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.6 out of 5 (30 Ratings, 7 Reviews)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

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