Dr. Nate O’Connor

Prior to entering practice in the Yakima Valley Dr. Nate O’Connor had the benefit of an exceptional educational and training background. Dr. Nate received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He continued his training with advanced post-graduate studies in a general practice residency with an emphasis on dentures, implants, and oral surgery through the Veteran Affairs Hospital Long Beach/University of California Irvine. Upon completion of his residency he returned to his hometown of Yakima, joining his father in 2006.

Dr. Nate pursues ongoing education and training, staying informed of the latest techniques in the field. In addition he is an active member of several highly regarded professional organizations, including the Yakima Valley Prosthodontic Society, Washington State Dental Association and the American Dental Association . He has served as an officer of the Yakima Valley Dental Society. He has participated in various service projects such as Husky Smiles and Children’s Sealant Day.

Dr. Nate is married and has 3 children (daughters). He enjoys travel, most sports, and the great outdoors.

At O’Connor Family Dental, our goal as a Yakima dentist is to promote healthy, beautiful smiles for your entire family in a very caring and reassuring environment.

Your Comfort Is Our First Concern

We know that your family’s dental experience needs to be a good one. We offer relaxing music, overhead TV monitors and a scenic view of Fisher Golf Course in Yakima, Washington. Gentle injection techniques and warm water for cleaning help to eliminate cold sensitivity. Also, sedation medication options including nitrous oxide are available in order to make your visit relaxing and virtually pain free. We hope you will be comfortable in our office setting so that you will want to share your dental experience with others.

Your Health – Your Choice

We take the time to understand your concerns and unique dental needs. We listen to your questions, individualize your dental treatment and present your options in a clear and concise manner. We invite you to experience what our family of patients already knows: improving your quality of life with dental care can be achieved with a gentle touch in a supportive environment. Join our friendly team in making your dental experience a pleasant one.
Let’s get started on creating that beautiful healthy smile you have been waiting for!