6400 SE Lake Road, Suite 140 | Portland, OR 97222 (503) 496-4766




Meet the Doctors – Isom Endodontics

Dr. Terry Isom, DMD


Dr. Isom was born in a small town in southern Utah named Kanab. He grew up in several communities in the southwest .

He started at Brigham Young University the following year and attended for a year before serving two years as a missionary in northern France. He still speaks French fluently. He loved his time in France and grew to love the French people.

He then returned to BYU to complete his undergraduate education. After having been accepted at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon he received his doctorate in 1986.

He then entered into military service and served for four years as an army dental officer. Three of those years he was stationed in central Germany and one year at Ft. Ord near Monterey, California.

His next stop was back in Portland for specialty training in endodontics. He graduated in 1993 and has served the greater Portland area since then. He works hard to continue his education and keeps up on the latest research and treatment options so that his patients receive the highest quality of care.

He now has 7 children and 10 grandchildren. He and his lovely wife, Jennifer reside in Oregon City. His interests include astronomy, baseball, golf and reading from his large personal library.

Dr. Victor Mancuso Jr., DDS, MS


Dr. Mancuso received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1989. Dr. Vic started his career as a dental officer in the United States Navy. After his tour, Dr. Vic attended Northwestern University in Chicago and earned a specialty certificate in endodontics. After graduation, he returned to the Bay Area and had a successful private practice in Los Gatos, California. In 2016, Dr. Vic moved to the Pacific Northwest and has practiced Endodontics in the Portland area ever since. He now calls the Pacific Northwest his home.