Meet James Catt, DMD
After graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Science Microbiology from Oregon State University in 1994, Dr. Catt earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Oregon Health & Science University in 1997. He then opened his practice in Medford, Oregon. Dr. Catt truly loves being a dentist! His work is his passion and he values the responsibility and privilege of helping people improve their health. He understands that his patients have a choice in their health care provider and truly believes that each patient deserves to be provided with honest options so they can make informed decisions concerning their health.
Continual Professional Education is a critical part of Dr. Catt's life. He strives to go above and beyond by attending more than the required number of dental conferences in order to stay up-to-date on advanced studies and procedures. In 2007, Dr. Catt was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Dentists, the oldest national honorary organization for dentists, because of his significant contributions to the advancement of dentistry. He was also awarded Fellowship in the International College of Dentists in 2008, for his exceptional professional achievements, exemplary service, and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind (www.icd.org).\n\nEducation:\n Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry with honors, 1997\n Oregon Health & Science University - OHSU\n Portland, OR\n\n Bachelor of Science in General Science Microbiology, magna cum laude, 1994\n Oregon State University - OSU\n Corvallis, OR\n\n Orthgnathic Bioesthetic Dentistry, 2003-2007\n Advanced Course on the Biological Oral Function\n\n Member Associations:\n Oregon Dental Association\n American Dental Association\n Southern Oregon Dental Society\n Academy of Osseointergration
Dr. Catt enjoys all aspects of the practice of dentistry. However, the complexities of implant dentistry has always fascinated him. Since 1997, Dr. Catt has pursued high levels of education on dental implant restorative procedures. He participated with one of the first implant study clubs in the United States, referred to simply as the Spokane Study Club, with the founder of the dental implants, Dr. Per-Ingvar Branemark.\n\n Dr. Catt also enjoys complex cosmetic dentistry and has had extensive training in the use of Botox from the Canadian organization, the Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics (PTIFA).\n\n Outside of the dental office, Dr. Catt enjoys time spent with his family of four children, his wife, and their chihuahua. Recreational cycling and flying are also passions of his.