Meet Our Team

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.



Misty Palmer, Registered Dental Hygienist

We are very lucky to have Misty as our hygienist. She is thorough, deliberative, and caring. Misty is a highly trained Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). Her abilities are top quality and her input into periodontal cases is held in high regard by Dr. Tidwell. Misty also serves as an ambassador with a fellowship from the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA). More about about Misty:

Favorite past time: Fishing with my son and husband, shopping with my sister and playing with my two dogs Penny and Tessa 
Favorite book of all time: The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Favorite movie of all time: Legends of the Fall
Junk food I indulge in: Dark chocolate ... Yes, a hygienist who LOVES sweets!
Favorite meal: Benihana and Sushi
Guilty pleasure: Shopping at Orchard Hardware or Home Depot. This girl loves DIY!
I brush my teeth at least 2 time a day, sometimes 3; If my son won't brush his teeth then I have to brush mine again with him.





Staci Neal, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Dental Implant Team Coordiantor

Staci is unbelievable. We have all come to the conclusion that her amazing talents and abilities are real, and that we are simply the luckiest dental clinic around. Staci is recognized in her field as one of the top certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistants (EFDA) in the region. Staci serves as Implant Team Coordinator and is the director of an Implant Study Club. Staci also serves as a liaison with the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA). More about Staci:

Favorite past time: Hiking, site seeing, kayaking, yard work
Favorite book of all time: Anything by Nora Roberts... All fantastic!
Favorite movie of all time: Ever After
Junk food I indulge in: Hostess Cupcakes and Snickers (I can't pick just one...)
Favorite meal: My husband, Darron,is a fabulous cook so ... grrrr ... the options I have! I would have to say my favorite meal of his is  spaghetti. He rocks spaghetti like no other!
Guilty pleasure: Shopping at Home Depot Garden Department
I brush my teeth 2-3 times a day



Sue Green, Front Desk

Sue is vibrant and welcoming. She's the first person you see while in our care and often the last one. Sue is extremely talented, with over 30 years of experience in the field. Sue is wonderful to talk with, always smiling and emulating a caring and understanding attitude.

Favorite past time: Being outdoors, doing anything or nothing!
Favorite book of all time: One More Day by Mitch Ablom (I highly recommend it for anyone who has lost a loved one to death)
Favorite movie of all time: Casablanca 
Junk food I indulge in: Wine :)
Favorite meal: Nachos
Guilty pleasure: Taking a nap with my dog Gema
I brush my teeth 2 times a day











Madison Grubbs, Dental Assistant

Favorite Past Time: Riding my quad at the dunes and spending time with my family, boyfriend, and puppy dogs! 
Favorite Book: "My Sunshine Away" By M.O Walsh 
Favorite Movie: American Sniper or anything Disney :) 
Favorite Junk Food: Hot Cheetos 
Favorite Meal/Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory.

Contact Us

We'd Love to Talk with You

Contact us with your questions, concerns and interests on all things dental. We'd love to talk with you.

You can make, change or confirm your appointments with us via phone or text at 503-359-5481.

Also, with your permission, we will remind you of your upcoming appointments via text message. Now you can take control of your dental appointments with the power of your own two thumbs! just text us your request at 503-359-5481.

Tidwell Dental is open Monday - Wednesday, 8am - 5pm and by appointment. 

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