About Us

Dr. Russell

Dr. Benjamin Russell

Dr. Russell is originally from South Carolina. He completed his undergraduate training at Clemson University and graduated from dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2004. Upon moving to Portland he completed a General Practice Residency at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center followed by an Advanced Specialty Education in Periodontics at the Oregon Health & Science University. Since receiving his certificate in periodontology, Dr. Russell has been an associate at a prestigious private practice in Hillsboro, OR. He is also employed by his alma mater, OHSU, serving as an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Periodontology Department. Deciding it was time to take ownership in a practice, Dr. Russell purchased the offices of Dr. Gerald J. Papador. He is pleased to be a colleague and contemporary of Dr. Papador, who has been providing exceptional periodontal care for several decades.

Dr. Russell is currently a member of the Oregon Society of Periodontology (President), the Oregon Dental Association, the Washington County Dental Society (board member at large), the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Periodontology. He is also actively involved in programs providing quality continuing education to our excellent referring dentists and the dental community in general.

Dr. Champion

Dr. Laurissa Champion

Dr. Champion was born and raised in the greater Portland area. She completed her undergraduate training at Portland State University and graduated from dental school at the renowned Oregon Health and Sciences University in 2004. She then completed the Advanced Specialty Education in Periodontics at the Oregon Health & Science University in 2007. Since receiving her certificate in periodontology, Dr. Champion was an associate at a prestigious private practice in Hillsboro, OR and then started her own private periodontal practice in Hollywood District in NE Portland.

Dr. Champion is dedicated to providing the best quality periodontal and implant treatment in a comfortable and caring environment. She takes pride in building long-term, trusting relationships with patients and the community. Her and her husband both reside, practice and are involved in NE Portland community.

Dr. Champion is currently a member of the Oregon Society of Periodontology (Treasurer), the Western Society of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy of Periodontology and the Nick Marineau Study Club. She is also actively involved in programs providing quality continuing education to our excellent referring dentists and the dental community in general. She has also been recognized as one of Portland’s top Periodontists by Portland Monthly.

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