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Dr. Christopher Swisher DDS

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COVID-19

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We made it! Our office is open, and we are excited to see each and every one of you! You are likely to notice many changes in our office as a result of COVID-19.

IMPORTANT: Please read the entirety of this post so that we can be compliant with Phase 1 mandates.

  • Our waiting room/lobby will remain closed. We will not be offering refreshments, toys or magazines.
  • We have a new intake and checkout process. Check in will be curbside, an assistant will come out to get you at your appointment time. Everyone entering the office is required to furnish and wear a mask. Only patients with an appointment will be allowed in the building with 1 parent. We will be taking a temperature and pulse oximeter reading on anyone who comes in the building as well. Anyone who exhibits symptoms WILL NOT be seen.
  • Some insurances have temporarily offered to compensate for the additional cost of PPE required to operate safely during COVID. You may see this on your Insurance EOB’s, however, it will not result in any additional out of pocket for our patients.
  • We have installed many upgrades in the office for your safety as well as ours. Our office is now equipped with air scrubbers, enhanced intra and extra oral suction to minimize aerosol. Hepa filtration and hypochlorus foggers will be used to clean the air during and between patients. Additionally, we are utilizing the highest standard of PPE available. For those who do not already have masks for their children can obtain free masks through your local Health Department.

If we have not already reached out to you, please contact us for an appointment via phone, website or email (frontdesk@littleshreddersdental.com).

Warmest Regards,

Little Shredders Dental

Christopher Swisher DDS

Personal

Dr. Swisher takes a caring and holistic approach to treatment and prevention of cavities in children. At Little Shredders you will enjoy a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. We are fun and approachable, and a touch irreverent to the status quo! Our office has bilingual staff (Spanish) and maintains sustainable practices.

Professional

While we are a fun office, we are also quite professional. Our staff has many years of experience in the dental field. Dr. Swisher is board certified in Pediatric Dentistry, is currently affiliate faculty at University of Washington, and has practiced in five states.

Practical

Whether you’re coming from downtown or out of town, our brand new office is conveniently located in the heights, near Rosauers. We are surrounded with ample parking. Inside you’ll find an amazing interior space that kids love with a coffee station in the corner for the adults.
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Serving the Hood River/Gorge Area

Dr. Christopher Swisher DDS and his team provide affordable pediatric dentistry services for kids in the Oregon and Washington Gorge community, including Hood River, White Salmon, Stevenson, The Dalles, Arlington, Goldendale, Hood River County, Klickitat County, Skamania County, and Wasco County. Little Shredders Pediatric Dentistry works with several insurance providers, including but not limited to MODA, Delta Premiere and ODS. Little Shredders provides teeth cleaning (prophy), checkups, hospital dentistry, sedation dentistry, child dentistry, X-rays, fillings, crowns, space maintainers, cross bite treatment and more.

At Little Shredders, we are proud to offer

  • Uncompromising safety
  • A positive, personal experience based on a foundation of trust
  • A very approachable and always available, highly trained team
  • A focus on overall health
  • Utilization of the most modern equipment
  • Extensive experience with treating patients under oral sedation & general sedation
  • Affiliation with Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
  • A close working relationship with the ABCD, Head Start, and community programs of Washington and Oregon.
  • "Dr. Swisher is great with kids. He is professional yet always makes the kids feel comfortable."

    - Jeff G.
  • "Dr Swisher is kind and gentle! Our little boy thinks he is really fun too! He has a great way with kids."

    - Karla T.
  • "Dr Swisher is Great with kids! I would Hate to take my two girls to anyone else. He is a blessing to the area, my kids talk about him between appointments like he his a friend, not a dentist."

    - Anna B.
  • "We love Dr. Chris! He has such a kind and gentle way with kiddos and is a skilled and experienced pediatric dentist! We are so excited for his gorgeous new office!"

    - Eddie L.
  • "Dr. Swisher is an excellent pediatric dentist! We are so happy for your new office, we wish you all the best!"

    - Bala N.