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Dentist – Enterprise, OR

Tyler Schaffeld, DMD

Originating from Hermiston, OR, Dr. Schaffeld is extremely passionate about interacting with and helping people achieve their brightest and healthiest smiles. With over a decade of experience in the dental field, you can be sure that he’ll want to know everything about your oral health so that you can get the proper care you deserve. Keep reading to learn more about his credentials and background.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Ever since he can remember, Dr. Schaffeld has always been great with his hands and got along well with people. For him, dentistry was the perfect intersection between art, science, engineering, and socializing with amazing individuals every day. While his work is challenging, it’s also incredibly rewarding when he gets to see how the lives of others can improve from something as simple as cleaning to completely restoring a patient’s smile.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

After graduating from Hermiston High School, Dr. Schaffeld went on to study at Central Washington University for his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (graduating first in his class!). He then attended Oregon Health and Science University to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors and second in his class.

Today, Dr. Schaffeld also earned certifications in various topics, including Basic Life Support and his minimal sedation permit (receiving additional training in IV moderate sedation). He is an active and proud member of professional organizations like:

  • American Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Away from treating and maintaining people’s pearly whites, Dr. Schaffeld typically spends much of his time with his three beautiful daughters and their yellow Labrador. Outside of dentistry, he also enjoys archery elk hunting, hiking, backpacking, fishing, and being with family and loved ones.