Biography & Education


Peter Lax, DMD, attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine where he played varsity ice hockey and graudated with a degree in American history. He earned his dental degree from Tufts University in Massachusetts and an advanced degree in pediatric dentistry from Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Lax worked for 26 years at OHSU's Child Development and Rehabilitation Center and Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Dr. Lax has also worked in the dental clinic at Maternal and Child Health.

Dr. Lax believes every child deserves oral health care. He values the care parents and care givers provide daily and relishes the oppportunity to supplement their care for these children.

Areas of expertise

Specialty pediatric dentistry

Undergraduate degree: Colby College, Waterville, Maine
Dental degree: Tufts University, Massachusetts
Advanced degree: Pediatric Dentistry, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

Care Locations

830 NE 47th Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-1059
Affiliated Facilities


Board Certifications
  • General dentistry
  • Pediatric dentistry