Latest News from Bluefish

YOU INSPIRE US: The Romo Family

Nick and Melissa Romo have been together for 12 years and have a nine-year-old son, Logan. They moved to the LaPine area from Alaska four years ago, and recently moved to Redmond. The family is enjoying their new community and has a great appreciation for how wonderfully everyone has adapted to Logan’s special needs. Below […]

Tricks for handling Halloween treats

Most people might think that Halloween is a pediatric dentist’s nightmare, but that is not necessarily the case. “I know that kids are going to eat candy–and probably lots of it–at this time of year,” said Dr. Cate Quas. “The real trick is to not let the treats get the upper hand.” Dr. Cate (and the American […]

Simple Solutions: the Case of Quinton’s Crossbite

At Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics we are committed to providing personalized, focused care for each of our patients. We take the time to focus on individual needs and situations, and our treatment plans are custom designed. We work hard to find the most cost-effective and simple solution for every patient. Case in point: Ten-year-old Quinton […]

The latest from Dr. Armstrong on her big adventure

After a fun send-off from Bluefish (see the great photos from our June Bluefish ‘Tail’gate Party on our Facebook page) Dr. Susan Armstrong embarked upon a big adventure: a two-year Lutheran Medical Center Pediatric Dental Residency Program in Yakima, WA!  The program began this month, and even though she is very busy adjusting to a […]

Please send your positive prayers for Dr. John!

The Bluefish team would like to ask for your positive thoughts and prayers for Dr. John Frachella as he recovers from a very serious bicycle accident that occurred yesterday. While riding on a difficult mountain bike trail near the North Umpqua River, Dr. John fell down a cliff, breaking his neck in several places. He […]

“Tail”gate Party at Bluefish!

Time for Team Spirit! We are having a “Tail”gate Party! Friends and families of Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics are invited to join us on Tuesday, June 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. in our parking lot at 2565 NE Butler Market Road, Bend. There will be food on the grill, fun games and giveaways.  We […]

Dr. Andrew T. Panchura, “Flying Dentist” passes away at age 89

This past weekend we were saddened to learn that Dr. Andrew T. Panchura, a B-24 bomber pilot who became a member of the “Flying Dentists” passed away at the age of 89. Dr. Panchura is the father of Central Oregon orthodontist Dr. Julie Panchura. Dr. Julie Panchura is married to Dr. Vince Quas and is […]

Smile! It is Administrative Professionals Week!

Smile! It is Administrative Professionals Week (April 21-27), providing us with a great opportunity recognize our amazing front office staff. The smiling faces that greet you when you walk in our doors and the friendly voices that answer your phone calls(and your questions) belong to a team of wonderful women: Jill, Carol, Bethany, JR, Shelby and Araceli. […]

Media Release: Susan Armstrong, DDS, one of three dentists accepted into pediatric dental residency program

The team at Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics is pleased to announce that Susan Armstrong, DDS has been accepted into the Lutheran Medical Center Pediatric Dental Residency Program in Yakima, WA. The two-year program, which begins this July, immerses dentists in scientific study and clinical experience including advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures. Other areas of focus […]

Smile! It’s Dental Assistants Recognition Week

This week is Dental Assistants Recognition Week (March 3-9, 2013), providing us with a great opportunity to celebrate our wonderful dental assistants! We are so fortunate to have seven of the most dedicated, experienced and committed dental assistants in the world on our team at Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics. A big thank you to: Ashley, […]

Grin & Bear It! Run and have fun Saturday, March 9

Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics is happy to be partnering with our friends at Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry and Zooka! Super Toothcare for Kids to be the presenting sponsors for the 11th Annual Grin & Bear It Run to benefit Healthy Beginnings. Please join us in supporting this great organization on Saturday, March 9 at the Les Schwab Amphitheater […]