About Our Practice

Meet the family!

Exceptional dental care delivered with honesty|innovation|expertise

Our passion for dentistry runs in our family. We take pride in continuing a tradition of providing amazing dental care, guided by compassion, excellence, and integrity.

Here, you and your family will find a full range of dental services offered with the utmost care. We can’t wait to welcome you into our practice!

We believe each patient deserves high-quality, customized care, and that’s what we are here to provide.

Dr. James Bonar, DMD

Dr. James Bonar is a third-generation dentist and Salem native. After working as a chemist for a while, he soon realized that his passion for science would be best applied caring for people’s smiles.

With a scientific spirit, Dr. James practices evidence-based dentistry and incorporates the latest dental advancements into his daily work. This way, he ensures that his patients receive the high-quality care they deserve.


  • Oregon State University- B.S. Biology
  • Oregon Health and Science University- DMD

Beyond Dentistry

Dr. James loves spending time with his family and exploring the mountains and wilderness of the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Thomas Bonar, DMD

Dr. Tom is a third-generation dentist and Salem native and has always had a passion for serving his community, whether it be volunteering at the Salem free clinic, through his church, or helping his fellow Oregonians get healthy smiles. Dr. Tom ensures he is providing the highest quality of care by pursuing the latest continuing education and dental research.


  • Oregon State University- B.S. Biology
  • Oregon Health and Science University- DMD

Beyond Dentistry

Dr. Tom is an avid outdoorsman and when he’s not in the office he enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing, or watching a Beavers football game.

Unparalleled Patient Experience

We are here to serve you and your family. Our practice is well-known in our community for providing exceptional dental care and service, and we look forward to helping you too!

  • NFriendly team
  • NTransparent pricing
  • NHigh ethical standards

Stories we love to share

A 5-star experience with Dr. James. He’s a great dentist, with a great balance of professionalism and a friendly attitude.

— Nathan R.

Great experience! I met with Dr. James for a crown, he took the time to explain the process and share their technology with me. I’m thrilled with the results!

— Rebecca J.

Very professional! Took me years to find a good dentist. I would recommend Pacific Crest Dental Group to anybody who is looking for expert and experienced dental care.

— David W.

Patient Testimonials

Our Salem dental office

Get ready to enjoy an unparalleled dental experience. We look forward to caring for you!


Monday & Tuesday: 7am-3pm
Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 8am-4pm
Friday: By appointment only
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

We are excited to welcome you into our family

Call us at (503) 581-4615 or click below to begin your journey with us!