"Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime. We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage."
Patrick V. Hagerty, DMD
Patrick V. Hagerty, DMD, has been practicing dentistry in Albany for 29 years. Dr. Hagerty completed his undergraduate work at Oregon State University. He earned a Doctorate of Dental Medicine and served a residency in hospital dentistry at Oregon Health and Sciences University.
He is currently involved in a 7 million dollar grant-funded joint research project with the University of Washington and OHSU. This project analyzes future dental materials and techniques in order to ensure the highest-quality care for all patients.
Dr. Hagerty has extensive experience and training in the restoration of dental implants and lectures on the subject of implants regularly throughout the region. He completed training at the Branemark Clinic of the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, the birth place of osseointegration.
His unique hospital-based focus, one of the largest in the Pacific Northwest, enables his practice to serve the special needs population of Oregon by providing services that otherwise would go untreated.
Dr. Hagerty is Chairman of the board of Directors at Samaritan Albany General Hospital where is also on the medical staff.
Dr. Hagerty is a board member of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and a parishioner at St. Mary's Catholic Church. He is a member of The Academy of Osseointegration and is Vice Chairman of the Allied Professional Staff Education. He is a member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Hagerty is board certified by the American Board of Special Care Dentistry with proficiency in Hospital Dentistry. Dr. Hagerty is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at OHSU.
Patrick V. Hagerty, DMD, PC was nominated Small Business of the year, 2007.
Dr. Hagerty and his wife, Stephanie, raised their family in Albany. He enjoys cooking, fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, and travel with his family.
Brian R. Summers, DMD, PhD
Brian R. Summers, DMD, PhD, is an Oregon native, and was raised in Rickreall, Oregon, just 25 miles north of Albany. He completed high school in Eugene, and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biology from the University of Oregon.
He then headed south spending six years performing research at Stanford University, where he completed his PhD in Developmental Biology. Dr. Summers switched careers, renewing a lifelong passion for Dentistry, and earned his DMD from Oregon Health & Science University.
Dr. Summers increased his level of training by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in Meridian, ID. In his residency, Dr. Summers worked closely with dental specialists in numerous fields, allowing him to provide a wide variety of procedures, including IV conscious sedation, implants, root canals, oral surgery, advanced dental restorations, and hospital dentistry.
In his free time, Dr. Summers enjoys fishing, cooking, hiking, brewing beer, and marathon training. He and his wife, Rebecca, proudly welcomed a baby girl in the summers of 2013.