School of Dentistry

Endodontics Residents


Name: Abasin Safi
Class of: 2023
Hometown: Hanover Park, IL
Dental School:
Midwestern University – Illinois

Dr. Abasin Safi graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Chemistry. He went on to attend dental school at Midwestern University – Illinois. For the next 6 years, Dr. Safi worked in private practice as a General Dentist in the Chicago suburbs. His passions outside of dentistry include: traveling and eating with his wife, hanging out with his newborn baby girl, and getting out to golf and play tennis as often as he can.


Name: Jean Yoon
Class of: 2023
Busan, South Korea
Dental School: Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Hyun (Jean) Yoon graduated from Cornell University with a BA in Biology with concentration in Molecular and Cell Biology in 2011. She went on to attend Harvard School of Dental Medicine with HPSP scholarship through the US Air Force and graduated in 2015. She enjoyed her time in the Air Force, completing the 1 year Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Washington DC and then serving as a general dentist for 5 years in Osan-South Korea, Ramstein-Germany, and Cheyenne-Wyoming. While stationed in Cheyenne, WY, Dr. Yoon lived in northern Colorado and developed love for all things outdoors. She decided that when it was time to pick her next adventure location to pursue her dream of becoming an endodontist, there was no better place than the wonderful PNW. On the weekends, she enjoys checking out all the dog parks around Portland with her pup and going out to see all the beautiful nature PNW has to offer.  


Name: Chelsea Mansfield
Class of: 2023
Ontario, Canada
Dental School: Nova Southeastern

Dr. Chelsea Mansfield originates from Ontario, Canada. She moved to Florida for dental school, graduating in 2012 from Nova Southeastern. She spent most of her career as a general dentist practicing in British Columbia before moving to Portland for residency at OHSU. When she’s not saving teeth, Chelsea loves exploring with her family, and planning the next big adventure. 


Name: Erin Waid
Class of: 2024
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Dental School: Oregon Health and Science University, School of Dentistry

A native of New Orleans, Dr. Waid graduated from the University of Portland with a B.S. in Biology in 2007. After earning a Master of Science in Nursing from Seattle University in 2013, Dr. Waid worked as a nurse practitioner prior to pursuing her passion in dentistry. She earned her D.M.D. from OHSU School of Dentistry in 2018 and then practiced as a general dentist and faculty member at OHSU's Russell Street Dental Clinic for four years. Now, she is elated to be part of OHSU's Endodontics team. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Waid enjoys running, golfing, and spending time with her husband and their one-year-old daughter. 


Name: Ahmad Oubaid
Class of: 2024
Baghdad, Iraq
Dental School: Boston University – Massachusetts

Dr. Ahmad Oubaid graduated from Al-Mustansiria University in Baghdad, Iraq with B.D.S. in Dental Science and MS in Conservative Dentistry. He then practiced in Baghdad as a dentist from 2008 until 2017 before moving to the United States. He completed the Advanced Standing Program for International Trained Dentist at Boston University and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2021. Upon earning his D.M.D degree, Dr. Oubaid practiced in Oregon before starting his residency at Oregon Health & Science University. In his free time, Dr. Oubaid enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.


Name: Matt Jervis
Class of: 2024
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Dental School: Oregon Health and Science University, School of Dentistry

Dr. Matt Jervis was born and raised in Richmond, VA.  He moved to Portland, OR in 1995 and has enjoyed living there ever since.  After attending Portland State University, he obtained a DMD degree from OHSU School of Dentistry in 2005.  Since then, he worked in public health and in group practice for 17 years before returning to OHSU to complete an endodontic residency.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and cooking for family and friends.