Margaret Giruc D.D.S.


Dr. Margaret Giruc is a board certified dentist in the state of Oregon. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. In 1996, Dr. Giruc graduated with honors from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in 2001. In her senior year she was in the Honors Program in Periodontics and Oral Surgery. Doctor Giruc received The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award and Student Recognition Award from the Chicago Dental Society. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Giruc worked as an associate dentist in the Chicago area before moving to Salem, Oregon with her family in 2002. In Salem, Dr. Giruc was the Dental Director for Dental Urgent Care until January 2008. In January 2008 she acquired the practice of Dr. McLin. She is dedicated to provide quality dentistry in a friendly family atmosphere to all her patients. Dr. Giruc continues to improve her skills and knowledge through extensive continuing education programs. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the local Oregon chapter. Dr. Giruc is married, has two sons and two step sons. In her free time she enjoys reading, exercising and gardening.

Dar Yoon D.D.S.


Dr. Dar Yoon, our board-certified dentist, was originally from Seoul, South Korea, and moved to Oregon during her teens. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Biology and Human Physiology from the University of Oregon in 2015, she graduated with honors from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 2020. Dr. Yoon believes in lifelong learning and continuing education to stay updated with the current technologies and expand her knowledge on the best dental practices to best meet the needs of patients. She is passionate about providing quality care to patients and educating patients on improving their oral health. Dr. Yoon is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Marion/Polk Dental Society.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Yoon enjoys weightlifting, traveling, socializing with friends, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.

Vinit Patel, D.M.D.


Doctor Patel was born and raised in New Jersey. He moved to Oregon to attend Oregon State University where he received his undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree in Science. He also graduated from OHSU dental school in 2014. Dr. Patels favorite part of dentistry is Oral Surgery and we are very excited to offer this service to our patients. He is happily married to his beautiful wife of 3 years and they just recently welcomed their first little guy. During his free time, he enjoys golfing, traveling, spending time with his family and watching his favorite basketball team The Blazers.