Meet Dr. Beadnell

Meet Dr. Beadnell

Melissa Beadnell, DMD

Dr. Melissa Beadnell grew up in the Portland area, working as an assistant in her father’s oral surgery practice while in high school. She became passionate about dental care, and went on to graduate with academic honors from Oregon State University in 2004.

In 2008, Dr. Beadnell graduated with academic honors from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry. After receiving her dental degree, she completed a one-year general practice residency at the Puget Sound Veterans Administration Hospital in Seattle. This experience involved in-depth training in the dental management of medically compromised patients, oral surgery and sedation, and advanced prosthodontics, including implants, dentures, crowns and bridges.

Dr. Beadnell has completed over 500 hours of continuing education and is a student of the Spear Dental education curriculum. She has committed herself to advancing the art and science of restorative dentistry. She recently received the prestigious “2019 OHSU Early Career Achievement Award.”

Passionate about patient care, she commits herself to continuing education and using her skills to give back to her community. Dr. Beadnell and her staff currently volunteer for Medical Teams International Dental Vans and the Oregon Mission of Mercy.

Dr. Beadnell has been in private practice in Hillsdale since 2009. She and her husband live in Tigard with their two daughters, and they feel so fortunate to be part of such a wonderful community. She and her family enjoy traveling, the Portland Trail Blazers basketball, and spending time with family and friends.


  • Oregon State University – Bachelor of Science 2004
  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Medicine – 2008
  • Puget Sound Veterans Administration Hospital – Certificate of General Practice Residency – 2009

Professional Positions

  • 2017-2018 OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni President
  • Editor for Multnomah Dental Society – 3 year term
  • Chair – Alumni Outreach for the OHSU Dental School Alumni Association

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • American Dental Association
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • American Academy of General Dentistry
  • Hillsdale Business Association
  • Sunset Study Club
  • Portland Spear Study Club


  • 2019 OHSU Early Career Achievement Award

Community Involvement

  • Medical Teams International Dental Van local and national – Volunteer Dentist
  • Mission of Mercy Dental Clinics
  • Alberta Rider Classroom Volunteer