Ron Ewert, DDS
Dr. Ewert graduated as valedictorian of his dental school Class of 1994 from Loma Linda University. After school, he practiced with his older brother, Mike, in Lake Arrowhead, California for 2 years, where he gained the added skill and resources to prepare him for private practice. Dr. Ewert purchased his dental practice in 1995 and has practiced at his current Springfield location since then. He and his wife have enjoyed raising their two children in this amazing community. Dr. Ewert volunteers actively with Camp Harlow, past soccer coaching, past PTA leadership roles, as well as other dental mission ventures to Thailand, Cambodia, and Mexico. Dr. Ewert's main goal of practice is to provide the best possible care, comfortably and thoughtfully.
Kelly Schmidt, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelly graduated from Lane Community College in 1996 with her Dental Hygiene degree. She also has an Associate Degree in Business Management and has had experience in Dental Assisting as well. She has worked in the Eugene/Springfield area since 1996 and has had extensive training and experience with children in a Pediatric Dental setting. Kelly is highly skilled and works hard to help you keep your teeth and soft tissues (gums) healthy.
DANA CHASE, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Dana graduated from Springfield High in 1984, then completed the Dental Hygiene program at LCC in 1991. She has practiced Hygiene area in the Springfield/Eugene area since completing her degree. She has a fun-loving and easy going spirit and is very skilled in all aspects of the dental care. On her off time, Dana enjoys a myriad of outdoor activities, including snow and water-skiing, and hiking. She loves travel, especially to warmer locations.
CASSANDRA BOWEN, EXPANDED FUNCTIONS RDA
Cassandra graduated from Lane Community College Dental Assisting program in 1998. She is an Expanded Functions Registered Dental Assistant and works as Dr. Ewert's primary assistant. She has been working full time in the Eugene-Springfield for the past 17 years. Cassandra loves working with people and makes patient comfort her highest priority. She gives special attention to each patient to make each visit a comfortable, rewarding experience. When away from dentistry, she enjoys long walks, gardening and spending time with her daughter and husband.
JEANNIE FRANK, PATIENT RELATIONS, OFFICE MANAGER
Jeannie is our patient relations, and finance coordinator. She is a kind and pleasant person who is there help you with a treatment plan that meets both your dental and financial needs. She is also a trained dental assistant and helps with treatment from time to time. Jeannie will act on your behalf with any financial issue that might arise. Jeannie enjoys time with her family, aerobics and embracing a healthy lifestyle.
FRONT OFFICE-INSURANCE SPECIALIST, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kelly works primarily in the front office. We call her “KellyLou” as we have two Kelly’s working with us. She is also a certified dental assistant and works with our patients assisting with direct patient care. Kelly has a sweet, jovial spirit and loves working with all of our patients. When not at work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her two children. Their favorite destination is the beach. She also enjoys walking, crafting and reading.
Photos by Betsy Jaskilka - Framed Living Photography