Meet The Doctors

Being a husband and wife dental practice is what makes us special! Dr. Steve and Dr. Stephanie are both graduates of Oregon Health Sciences University.

Dr. Steve Christensen

Dr. Steve Christensen’s winsome attitude helps kids get excited about their dental care. He completed a Pediatric Dental Residency at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado and was appointed chief resident by his faculty and peers. Dr. Steve was awarded for special service in children’s dentistry by the Oregon Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Association of Orthodontics. Both Drs. Steve and Stephanie Christensen achieved Diplomate status in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. This represents the highest possible credentials within the field of Pediatric Dentistry and an extra two years of dental school to receive these pediatric specialties. According to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, such credentials have been attained by less than 38 percent of all Pediatric Dental Specialists within the United States. This qualification ensures your child is being treated by the best of the best.
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Certified Diplomate, Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Stephanie Christensen

Dr. Stephanie Christensen’s gentle manner and warm smile make her a kid-favorite. She is a native Oregonian and a graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Stephanie completed a General Practice Residency at Denver Health Medical Center and completed her Pediatric Dental Residency at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado. She was awarded the Dr. William W. Howard Prosthodontic Prize and also achieved Diplomate status in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Stephanie attended an extra two years of dental school to receive these pediatric specialties. She is among the 38 percent of all Pediatric Dental Specialists in the United States who hold this distinction.
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Certified Diplomate, Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Ashley Swan

Dr. Ashley Swan’s kind and compassionate nature makes kids feel comfortable and helps to create a positive dental experience for both the child and the parent. Dr. Swan grew up in Reno, Nevada, where she graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences. She graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, Massachusetts). After having worked for several years as a general dentist in two pediatric offices in Reno, Dr. Swan realized that her true passion was for treating children. She then decided to further her training with a pediatric dental residency at NYU Lutheran Medical Center’s Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry on Oahu (Hawaii), where she received two years of additional training in providing dental care to infants, children, and adolescents. Dr. Swan is a current medical staff member at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. She is a board candidate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an Active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is married with two children. In her free time, Dr. Swan enjoys practicing yoga, hiking with her family, and attending many of the outdoor music events Bend has to offer. She feels very fortunate to be able to help the children of Central Oregon one smile at a time.