James Strohschein, DDS

James Strohschein, DDS

Chief Dental Officer

James Strohschein, JR., DDS, has more than 25 years of experience in dentistry and is La Pine Community Health Centers first dentist! He completed a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1996. His entire career has been dedicated to three areas: Tribal dental programs, education and mentorship, and leadership in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Dr. Strohschein served as a Commissioned Corp Officer in the United States Public Health Service for four years, has provided oral health screenings at the Special Olympics, and has delivered care to the far reaches of the Amazonas Rainforest with Tribal Outreach Medical Assistance (TOMA).

His goal and passion are to develop whole-system healthcare that incorporates oral health into the overall wellbeing of patients by preventing dental disease and creating accessible care.

Dr. Strohschein is working alongside the LCHC leadership team to develop the new dental program that is part of the Wellness Center expansion project.

When not at work, Dr. Strohschein enjoys being outdoors, hiking, climbing, fishing, kayaking, reading and traveling the world.