Thursday, February 3, 2011

Featured office of the Month :: Dr. Nordberg; Summit View FamilyDentistry :: Smiles By Sutherland; Puyallup Orthodontist

Dr. Nordberg has been in practice for 32 years. He attended Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma (Go Cards)! He went on to get a chemistry degree from Pacific Lutheran University and graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in ’79.

Dr Nordberg has invested his energy in planting and building Lighthouse Christian Center. He also has served on the board of Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center for 20 years. He also enjoys photography, boating, camping and fishing in the Puget Sound and Canada.

Dr. Nordberg has four adult children and one new grandbaby. His two sons that are dentists, one daughter an ICU nurse and the other an elementary school teacher. His son-in-law serves a Yakima church as an associate pastor.

Over the years, Dr. Nordberg has worked within the community including the dental van. When his childhood dentist and friend, Dr. Bill Pratt, introduced him to short term Christian Dental Missions in Guatemala, he was hooked. For the past twenty years, he has served with his family in a place called Cubulco, Guatemala. This service has had a profound impact on his children, all of whom now serve others in their profession.

The last four years, Dr. Nordberg has mentored USC dental students and his son Eric in Inner City Guatemala (Christian Dental Missions). Over the next four years, he looks forward to more missions work with his son Peder studying at Loma Linda University Dental School and  UCLA mission teams as an “Adjunct Professor.”

A bit about the office: Summit View Family Dentistry is located in the Summit area at Canyon Road and 112th, where they focus on restoring healthy mouths for families. They reach this goal through careful diagnosis and conservative treatment options, including: periodontal care, restorative dentistry – including fillings, crowns, dentures, root canals, implants and grafting. Dr. Nordberg treats all ages, young and old, from grandchildren to grandparents.

Dr. Nordberg’s staff includes three full-time and six part-time employees. His sister Nita, a registered dental hygienist, has worked alongside him for the last 29 years. His employees enjoy their life roles as wives, mothers, grandmothers and active members of their community and churches. They also enjoy volunteering, cooking, gardening, and scrap booking!

If you are looking for a dentist near you, or are new to the area, look them up. You can be sure that Dr. Nordberg and his staff will take great care of you. Their address is  11023 Canyon Road E, Puyallup, WA. You can call them at 253-535-6666, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:30 AM to 5 PM.  The website is The  business office is open on Wednesday mornings.

1 comment:

  1. It was nice reading about his dentistry career. His venerable age indicates a treasure trove of experience and patient experience. He can be a role model.