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All our professionals at Dow General Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.





Coleman A. Dow, D.M.D.

General Dentist in Springfield, OR

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Coleman A. Dow, D.M.D. - Dentist Springfield OR

Education:  Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Dentistry Class of 2011


Profile:  Dr Coleman was born in Springfield and returned to Springfield in 2011 to join his fathers practice.  He graduated college a Husky, married to a Beaver and cheers for the Ducks, so in all likelihood you have one reason to like him and two reasons to hate him. In all seriousness, Coleman loves dentistry and the chance it gives him to serve the community he grew up in. He is proud to uphold the reputation that his father has built in serving Eugene-Springfield for the last thirty years, and hopes to continue that legacy. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, running marathons,photography,skiing and spending time with his son.


Douglas N. Dow, D.M.D.

General Dentist in Springfield, OR

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Douglas N. Dow, D.M.D. _ Springfield Dentist

Education:  University of Oregon Dental School Class of 1977


  • Graduated with Honors
  • Alpha Omega Dental Faternity: Recognition for highest scholastic standing                    
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • American College of Stomatologic Surgeons Recognition for outstanding accomplishments as a dental student


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Oregon Dental Association (ODA)
  • Academy of General Dentists
  • Lane County Dental Society
  • Exploring Excellence Study Club
  • Emerald Dental Research Group

Profile:  Dr Dow is married and has 3 children and four grandchildren. He enjoys time with his family, skiing, backpacking, hiking, camping and cleaning the driveway.


Carla - BookkeeperCarla - Front Office - Springfield OR Dentist

Education:  Linfield College B.S. 1975

Profile:  Proud mother of three and grandmother of four beautiful children. Carla has been an active part of the office since 1980.  She enjoys traveling, jogging, walking, hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, baking pies, and reading.Carla is an avid Duck football fan.



Mandy - Dental AssistantMandy - Dental Assistant


  • Registered Dental Assisting Program Graduate 2007 Western Career College, Sacramento, CA.

Qualifications: Dental Assistant since 2007. Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

Profile: Mandy joined us in 2013 she enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the great outdoors hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping. She is newly engaged and is looking forward to marrying the man of her dreams. 



Rhonda - Office ManagerRhonda - Office Manager

Education:  Certificate in Dental Assisting 1994 PCC

Qualifications: Office administration since 2001. Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Expanded Functions Orthodontist Assistant

Profile: Rhonda enjoys her job and office very much, she joined us in 2004.  She is married and has a son who recently graduated college with his bachelors in business she is beyond proud just ask her!  Rhonda likes going for walks, hikes and spending time with her friends, and family. 


Tammy, RDH - Dental HygienistTammy, RDH - Dental Hygienist


  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Assisting 1982 OIT
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene 1993 LCC
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene 2001 OIT

Qualifications: Tammy has worked part-time with Dr Dow since 1993 and she has been a dental hygiene instructor at Lane Community College for nearly as long. She has a special interest in periodontology and a passion for dental hygiene.

Profile: Tammy, married with 2 step children and 2 grand-twins. She is a huge Oregon State Beaver fan, loves to read and write, and enjoys working out and having fun.


Rachel, RDH - Dental Hygienist

Education: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene 2016 LCC

Profile:  Rachel joined us in 2016 she grew up in Pleasant Hill, where she learned to love the outdoors. She enjoys cooking, hiking, swimming and camping. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Rachel and her husband just bought a new house and are looking forward to moving in and remodeling.