Dr. Jim Flerchinger has been serving the community of Sandy since 1978.  Patients know Jim as a kind man and an excellent dentist, who will go out of his way to care for their dental needs.  After working in a group practice in both Sandy and Welches, Jim opened his own solo practice in Sandy to better serve his patients in 1991, establishing Chinook Falls Dental.  Not only do patients love Jim, the staff love and enjoy working with Jim. He loves his work, his staff, and his patients.  Jim is a graduate of Washington State University and Creighton University School of Dentistry.


Dr. Flerchinger professional designation and association:

Jim Flerchinger DDS, MAGD

Sara Westermeyer DDS

Dr. Sara Westermeyer has been with Chinook Falls Dental since 2012.  She grew up in the beautiful Northwest. She attended high school in the east Portland and went to college in Walla Walla, WA. She graduated from Loma Linda University Dental School in 2003. Dr. Westermeyer started her career in general dentistry in the Chicago suburbs with a focus on pediatrics. In 2006, she and her family moved back to the NW and she has continued her dental career in the Portland/Vancouver area. While Dr. Westermeyer cares for the oral health of all ages, her love of dentistry continues to be with the younger ages. She starts seeing patients when they get their first tooth and hopes to create an environment that kids, and parents, enjoy learning about the importance of brushing and flossing their teeth and complete oral health of baby and adult teeth.

In addition to dentistry, Dr Westermeyer is now a provider for dental aesthetic procedures, with certifications through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. These services include Botulinum Toxin (Botox and Xeomin) services for orofacial pain, clenching, headaches, and facial aesthetics. She will also be providing dermal filler services to enhance beautiful smiles that our office is committed to creating and maintaining for our dental family.

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Dr. Tin Le  joined Chinook family in 2017 after he separated from the US Army, where he was trained in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry.  After completing the training program, Tin was put in charge of a dental clinic at White Sand Missile Range, New Mexico.  Since his training, Tin has done many implants, reconstruction, digital smile design, gum therapy, extraction and other oral surgery for his patients.  Tin is blessed to have Jim be his awesome mentor and friend.  Tin is also certified to use level 4 laser for the treatment of peri implantitis, photoacoustic cleansing of the root canal system, regeneration and regrow bone around periodontal diseased teeth, collagen biostimulation to reduce wrinkles, rejuvenation and plumbing of the lips.  Tin continues to take advanced continuing education in dentistry and he is less than 100 hours from getting a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry.  

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