About Us:

At Justus Orthodontics, Dr. Tamara Justus and her team strive to provide the highest quality orthodontic care to patients in and around the Portland area. Your initial consultation is complimentary, and we welcome anyone seeking superior orthodontic care. Let us help you envision the great results and beautiful smile that treatment can provide. Our entire team knows what a significant difference in health and self-esteem a beautiful smile can make, which is why we are dedicated to giving each patient the beautiful smile they deserve!

If you have been considering orthodontic treatment for yourself, or for your child, we invite you to meet with Dr. Justus.
At Justus Orthodontics, our team members strive to give compassionate, personalized care. We believe that you will find our office a fun and caring environment, and we know you will see the difference in choosing a doctor who is exceptionally knowledgeable, personable and considerate of what you as an individual need most.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Tamara Justus has been practicing the highest standards of excellence in orthodontics for over a decade! An esteemed member of the orthodontic community, she is a board-certified Orthodontist, an accomplishment achieved by less than 25% of practicing orthodontists. She is a graduate of the University of Washington Orthodontic Program, a former full-time faculty member of the OHSU Department of Orthodontics, as well as being a published author, public lecturer and leader in local dental and orthodontic organizations.

American Dental Association
American Association of Orthodontists
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
Oregon State Society of Orthodontists
Seattle Study Club
Outside of her practice, Dr. Justus enjoys playing tennis, reading and spending time with her husband and three children.

Meet Our Staff

I have been in the Orthodontic world for many years. I love watching the wonderful unveiling of a new smile. I enjoy being able to make the Orthodontic experience as seamless as possible. My mantra is: I strive to give the same enthusiasm and excitement to every patient whether they are the first or the last patient of the day. I love the beautiful Oregon seasons. I am a mother of 3 wonderful adult children. I spend my free time hiking, gardening, decorating, and volunteering in various organizations.

Aloha, my name is RaeMarie, but I go by “Rae”. I am originally from Maui, Hawai’i, and I’ve been living in Oregon since 1999. I graduated with honors from Concorde Career Institute in 2005. I smile a lot, therefore I enjoy working in the dental field. Working at Justus Orthodontics not only enhances my ability to grow in the Orthodontic field, but it also gives me the opportunity to meet so many wonderful patients and help them develop beautiful smiles. I most definitely love working for Dr. Justus and with the ladies. I am married and have amazing two children whom I love dearly. I enjoy eating and spending time with my family and friends. I miss surfing, boogie boarding and just hanging out on the beach

Hi! My name is Karin Ormachea. I am originally from Peru and I have been an orthodontic assistant for 11 years. I have lived in New Jersey, Miami and moved to Portland in 2006. It was truly my destiny to work at Justus Orthodontics. Dr. Justus had been invited to give a lecture in Peru at an orthodontic conference. She met my previous employer, a renowned orthodontist in Peru. It so happened, that Dr. Justus was in the process of opening her new practice and my previous boss told her about me! So the world is very small after all!

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Hi, I’m Niery! I truly love being part of this wonderful team! I enjoy making my co-workers laugh and just enjoy what we do best together - ORTHODONTICS!!! As part of the Justus Orthodontics’ team, I love making everyone that comes into our office feel welcome! The best part of being one of the treatment coordinators and orthodontic assistants is getting to know the patients and their families. I absolutely LOVE seeing the wonderful transformations of all our patients as they complete their treatment!!! It’s always a pleasure for me to help our patients fully understand the amazing world of orthodontics; making them feel comfortable and well informed!

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