Dr. Travis Chapman
Dr. Chapman received his bachelor of science from the University of Nevada. He attended Oregon Health Science University for his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, he decided to serve his country and was stationed as a Naval officer in Honolulu, Hawaii where he performed rotations in Endodontics and Oral Surgery. Once his tour was completed, he continued in private practice in downtown Honolulu. After 10 years as a general dentist, Dr. Chapman decided to return to residency to study microscopic endodontics at the University of Southern California. He completed his residency as a published chief resident studying under and alongside some of the most influential Endodontists in the country.
Dr. Chapman is originally from Hood River and is happy to have his wife and two children home. An avid outdoorsman, Travis loves the lifestyle that Hood River has to offer. Skiing, windsurfing, stand up paddling, mountain biking, outrigger canoeing; are just some of activities he enjoys.
Dr. Chapman's office is state of the art. He firmly believes that utilizing technology aids in diagnosis and treatment. Zeiss microscopes are used in all treatments for microscopic precision. A digital 3D Cone Beam (also known as a CBCT machine) is paramount in assisting with technical diagnosis. GentleWave technology presents a breakthrough alternative to standard root canal treatment. In the GentleWave Procedure, a sterilized instrument delivers a vortex of procedure fluids through your tooth, cleaning debris from canal walls and thoroughly disinfecting in the places where bacteria live. Besides all the technologies that Dr. Chapman employs for the highest quality treatment, he also has patient comfort in mind. Bose headphones with choice of music, a relaxing atmosphere, online forms, information always available and a team who is eager to cater to every patient. His philosophy is simple, providing the highest level of care available. Dr. Chapman will not schedule another patient during your appointed time to ensure that you are the complete center of attention. If you would like more information, please complete the form in the contact us section and he would welcome the correspondence.
The other half of Travis has been working alongside of him as office manager since he began in private practice in 2007. She enjoys getting to know patients and ensuring they receive the best experience possible.
Mercedes has always strived to be the best at her career and is a warm smile to greet you from the moment you call our office. From insurance coordination and financial agreements to chairside assisting, Mercedes will make you feel comfortable and help to answer any questions you may have. A graduate from Concorde dental assisting program in 2010.
Gretchen is not only exceptionally professional, she is very comforting to patients young and old. Her chairside skills have been fine tuned to make your time in the chair as seamlessly smooth as possible. Her extensive knowledge in endodontics is very helpful for patients that may have questions about their specific procedure. Always a smile, and happy to talk.
All of our team have been carefully selected for their professionalism and their kindness. They all truly love caring for people and will do whatever they can to ensure your comfort. We really enjoy our little dental O'hana (family), and we hope that you will as well!