General Dentist Newport, Oregon | Doug Chadwick, DDS
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Doug Chadwick, DDS
Dr. Chadwick grew up in San Angelo, TX and has been practicing dentistry in private practice and community health since 2006. He attended Angelo State University where received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Biology. He received his DDS at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston (UTDB). Dr. Chadwick and his wife Tracy, a Dental Hygienist, met while both attending UTDB. After practicing dentistry in Houston for several years, Doug and Tracy welcomed their daughter Grace into the world. It was after the birth of their daughter that they decided a change of pace was in order. Having fallen in love with the Pacific Northwest during a family vacation, they knew Oregon was where they wanted to raise their daughter. Dr. Chadwick and his family moved to Newport in the summer of 2011. In 2014, Dr. Chadwick took ownership of the current practice, which has served patients on the Oregon Coast and surrounding areas for more than three decades.
While attending Angelo State, Dr. Chadwick was the President of the American Chemical Society (ASU Chapter), presenting at the national meetings in San Francisco and San Diego. He was also the recipient of the National Science Foundation summer research grant at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Chadwick is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Oregon Dental Association and the Southern Willamette Dental Society. He received postgraduate training in oral surgical techniques including implants, wisdom teeth removal, and bone grafting at Dr. Gordon Christiansen's facility in Provo, UT. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and enjoys attending a variety of courses to continue his education. Dr. Chadwick also currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Pacific Communities Health District Foundation.
Dr. Chadwick and his family take pleasure in spending time outdoors, exploring the beautiful state of Oregon with their dogs, and traveling. They love calling Newport home, and look forward to many more years here on the gorgeous Oregon Coast.
Destini - Dental Hygienist
Destini is one of Dr. Chadwick's fabulous Registered Dental Hygienists. Destini attended Lane Community College in Eugene, OR, where she graduated with her degree in Dental Hygiene. A seasoned clinician, she is extremely knowledgeable about dentistry and patients appreciate her gentle chairside manner. Destini really enjoys getting to know her patients and giving them the knowledge and tools to control and maintain their oral health.
When Destini is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three energetic boys. Chasing children is her self-proclaimed hobby!
Meet Megan! Megan attended Carrington College, where she graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She really enjoys building rapport with her patients and helping them attain optimal oral health. Megan puts patients at ease with her calm demeanor and sense of humor.
Megan and her husband enjoy living on the coast and recently purchased a home in Newport. She is the mom of two cats and two dogs and she enjoys baking goodies and practicing yoga.
Lori is one of Dr. Chadwick's wonderful chairside dental assistants and has an extensive roll managing daily patient care. She is a very dedicated and valued team member. Lori has worked as a Dental Assistant in Lincoln County for over 25 years. You can count on her to answer dental questions in an educated coherent manner. Lori's positive upbeat energy makes her a joy to be around.
Lori and her wonderful husband of 30 years raised 3 amazing children here on the Oregon Coast. When away from the office, Lori loves spending time outdoors and visiting her new grandbaby as often as possible.
Whitney is Dr. Chadwick’s treatment coordinator and office sunshine pumper. Following graduation from Newport High School, she completed her radiology certification and has worked in the dental field since 2009. Whitney loves meeting new people and is always excited to welcome new and existing patients to the practice. She does an excellent job coordinating treatment for patients while also answering questions about insurance benefits and treatment details.
When Whitney is not working, she enjoys being outdoors, baking, quilting, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Venus is one of Dr. Chadwick's amazing dental assistants. She has extensive dental experience, and has been a chairside assistant in Lincoln County for 18 years. Venus cares for her patients in a friendly and caring fashion, while her calm demeanor puts everyone at ease. She regularly attends courses to continue her dental education and knowledge.
Venus diligently and lovingly cares for her 4 wonderful children. When not working, she enjoys being outside, hiking or camping with her family.
Matlyn - Insurance Verification Specialist
Matlyn spends her days at the practice neck deep in the world of dental insurance. She gathers detailed benefit information essential for treatment estimates, while also allowing patients to maximize their benefits. Matlyn is also an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and attends college full-time. A dedicated student, she drives to Eugene twice a week to attend classes. She really takes care of her fellow workers and her kindness is infectious.
Matlyn does make room for fun in her life. She enjoys traveling, watching Fixer Upper and other house flipping shows, and hanging out with her husband and two adorable dogs.
Hilary-Patient Care Coordinator
Hilary is the patient care coordinator and unofficial computer expert. She is new to the world of dentistry and very bravely accepted the career change challenge in April of 2018. From day one, Hilary has eagerly immersed herself in a long list of training, from practice management software to dental vocabulary and knowledge of procedures. Although new to dentistry, Hilary a seasoned expert in customer service and really enjoys helping patients have the best experience possible. She is always a joy to be around!
Hilary is a bit of a renaissance women. She has a music degree and enjoys playing guitar. She is also a fabulous photographer and can often be found exploring new nature spots with her camera and finding that perfect unexpected shot. Hilary loves spending time with her husband, dog River, and cat Grace.