V. Kim Kutsch
Excellence In Patient Care
Dentistry has improved a lot in the past 30 years thanks to leaders in innovation. Dr. Kim Kutsch has dedicated his career to seeking out and developing new ideas, technologies and treatment methods that focus on excellent patient care. In the process he has become an internationally recognized expert in many topics including minimally invasive procedures.
Dr. Kutsch was born and raised in the Albany/Corvallis area, and received his dental degree from the University of Oregon in 1979. Dr. Kutsch holds numerous patents for dental materials and technologies, publishes regularly in magazines, journals and textbooks, and speaks at dental meetings throughout the world. He is the founder of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He conducts independent biofilm research on the bacteria that cause cavities, and developed the Carifree system for the early identification, diagnosis and elimination of decay and promote a lifetime of health.
Dr. Kutsch is also a mentor in the prestigious Kois Center for dentists in Seattle. He and his wife Dana enjoy traveling, outdoor adventures, and they have five children and three grandsons. Dr. Kutsch also has a lifelong passion for fly fishing and playing the banjo.
Doing it right the first time isn’t just important, it’s our calling card. Leading the charge for perfection is Dr. Greg Renyer. His passion is caring for the whole person, while delivering the best and latest dental techniques available.
Dr. Renyer is a native Oregonian, and grew up in the Hillsboro/Forest Grove area. He is a graduate of Forest Grove High School. After finishing high school he attended Oregon State University and fell in love with the area. Next he went on to receive his Dental degree from Oregon Health and Sciences University. He helped found the World Congress for Minimally Invasive Dentistry in 1999.
His latest passion is being a mentor dentist to the Kois Center (learn what it means to be a mentor at Kois Center), a highly recognized dental teaching facility in Seattle. He’s been a mentor since 2003 and enjoys helping students at the Kois Center learn and understand the advanced course materials being taught.
Dr. Renyer is married to his wife Jennifer whom he met while attending OSU. They have two children Karissa and Nick, who attend North Albany Middle School and North Albany Elementary respectively. He is very involved in the children’s school and extracurricular activities. He enjoys biking, skiing, camping, and days at the beach.
Our Hygiene Team
Our team of talented hygienists can’t wait to meet you! We’re the first people you see when you visit the office, and you’ll see why our patients love to come in every six months to catch up with us. Yes, we take plenty of time to be sure you leave here with sparkling clean teeth. But along the way, we do lots of other things to ensure your health. We diligently check for any sign of periodontal (gum) disease, thoroughly document your current oral condition and use technology to screen your whole mouth for indications of oral cancer. Our job is to teach you how to take care of your teeth, for a lifetime of gorgeous smiles. Between us, we have 75 years of experience; ask us how we can put that to work for you!
Our Assisting Team
Behind every great dentist, there is an exceptional assistant. That’s certainly true about us! Dental assistants are on hand to take x-rays, prepare for procedures, comfort patients and hand our dentists instruments. We also ensure our treatment rooms are clean and germ-free, and our instruments are sterilized. In short, we are the glue that holds the practice together. We don’t get a lot of limelight, and that’s okay with us – our job is one of pure support. With over 115 years of experience between us, you can count on our assisting team to be there for your comfort. If you have questions or just need to be reassured…we’re behind you, too. Just let us know!
Our Administrative Team
Our administrative team is here to make your experience here the best and easiest it can possibly be. Our talented team answers your inbound call, makes your appointment, assists you in getting the maximum benefit from your dental plan and helps you determine how you’d like to handle your next phase of treatment. We can be counted on to ensure your paperwork is in order, to clear up questions about your balance and to help you get third-party financing for your treatment. We can’t wait to see your smiling face!
Kutsch and Renyer Family Dentistry is delighted to introduce to you Dr. Jan Andrew Kooning. An accomplished oral surgeon, Dr. Kooning offers patients exceptional skills in the areas of dentoalveolar surgery and implantology. Upon graduation from Oregon Health Sciences University’s School of Dentistry, he received oral and maxillofacial training at the State University of New York. Dr. Kooning then returned to Oregon, where he now practices with Drs. Kutsch and Renyer.
Dr. Kooning was voted 2007’s Top Dentist in the Portland Monthly magazine and maintains an excellent reputation among his fellow dentists. He has also served as a surgical implant placement instructor and mentor for Nobel Biocare. In his free time, Dr. Kooning enjoys reading, scuba diving, dabbling in photography, and riding his motorcycle.
Dr. Yenne & Dr. Schofield
Also partnering with Kutsch and Renyer Family Dentistry are Drs. Stephen Yenne and Jay Schofield, specialists in the field of orthodontics. We are delighted to be able to offer their seasoned expertise to our patients in need of braces.
After attending The University of Oregon, Dr. Schofield received his dental degree at Oregon Health Sciences University and later earned his degree in orthodontics from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. Dr. Yenne graduated from Oregon State University and then from Oregon Health Sciences University with a dental degree. Upon receiving his orthodontic degree from University of Pennsylvania, he returned to Salem and joined his father in practice.
Working as team since 1994, these partners are well-known for their warm and caring demeanor and for dazzling results. Both Dr. Yenne and Dr. Schofield are past presidents of the Marion-Polk-Yamhill Dental Society and are members of numerous dental organizations.