The offices of Dr. Tanner and Airway Center are warm and inviting places that feel like home. We are committed to maintaining a nurturing, healing and positive environment where you enter feeling welcomed and leave feeling encouraged.

We understand that some people may feel a bit nervous or apprehensive about visiting the dentist. When you visit the office of Dr. Tanner, you will instantly feel the gentle encouragement to replace old anxious feelings with ones that are positive, uplifting, and free of judgement. We are here to help you on your road to recovery. Everyone that comes through our door is treated like family and we truly enjoy the time we get to spend with every one of our patients.

We welcome you to stop by to see for yourself why our happy patients keep coming back to Dr. Tanner.

Dr. Tanner, DMD

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Dr. Tanner is a 2007 graduate of Oregon Health and Science University’s School of Dentistry. He received the Rose Award for outstanding patient care and a fellowship for neuroscience research which was later presented and published. Currently, Dr. Tanner is a member of our local Dental Society as well as the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Even though Dr. Tanner has received and delivered formal medical dentistry training, he intimately understands that Nature has designed us in specific ways to heal and adapt. Dr. Tanner’s holistic, wise and balanced approach to dentistry is often best for the patient.

Dr. Tanner believes in supporting strong communities. He regularly volunteers his time providing free dental work to people in need with Medical Teams International. He encourages you to contribute any time you can in community service as well.

In his spare time he enjoys running, reading, camping, hiking, cooking, and spending time with his wife and five children. Additionally, Dr. Tanner is fluent in Japanese and speaks some Spanish.

Dr. Jim Hales

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Dr. Jim Hales has worked in the dental field for 50 years after graduating from Washington University Dental School in 1965. Since graduating he has gone on to expand his dental expertise and become a member of many professional organizations including the Academy of Forensic Odontology, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Odontology. He is also an Oral Systemic Balance Certified Practitioner. He remains dedicated to providing you with high-quality, comprehensive dental care.

Dr. Alfred Borromeo

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I’m Al Borromeo a third generation dentist. I graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California. After graduation I joined the United States Air Force. I have been a dentist for 30 years and married to my wife Cheryl for 27 years. I have two daughters Rachel and Christiana. I love cars, guitars, singing, joking around, and gardening. I have a passion for God, good health and community relationships.