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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.

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


  • American Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association

Profile:  Dr Coleman was born in Springfield and is returning to work part time with his dad. 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, 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.

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, running, playing with Jack the dog, and cleaning the driveway.


Carla - BookkeeperCarla - Front Office

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 for over 20 years.  She enjoys traveling, jogging, walking, hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, baking pies, and reading.Carla is an avid Duck football fan.


Heather - Dental AssistantHeather - Dental Assistant


  • Certified Dental Assistant 1999. Radiology proficiency, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Expanded Function Orthodontic Assistant.

Qualifications: Heather is the newest addition to our team, however not to dentistry, she comes to us with 19 years experience.

Profile: Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and children. She also enjoys working out and playing with her beautiful Pomeranian, Kingston.


Mandy - Dental AssistantMandy - Dental Assistant


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

Qualifications: Dental Assistant for 11 years. Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

Profile: Mandy enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the great outdoors hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping.



Rhonda - Office ManagerRhonda - Office Manager

Education:  Certificate in Dental Assisting 1994 PCC

Qualifications: Office administration for 17 years. Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Expanded Functions Orthodontist Assistant

Profile: Rhonda enjoys her job and office very much. She has been in the dental industry for 22 years.  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 for 24 years, and for 23 years, she has been a dental hygiene instructor at Lane Community College. 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 has been a member of our office for a year. 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.