Meet Our Team
Dr. David Compton, D.M.D., M.S., P.C.

Dr. David W. Compton has practiced as a periodontist in the Portland and Clackamas area since 1983. A native Oregonian, he grew up on a dahlia farm in the Canby/Aurora area and graduated from Canby High School in 1972. He continued his education at Oregon State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1976. Dr. Compton received his Doctor of Dental Medicine with high honors from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center (OHSU), School of Dentistry, in 1980. He then went on to complete a residency in periodontics and a post-doctoral Masters degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, finishing in 1983.

Since that time, he has been in private practice. In addition, Dr. Compton served as an assistant professor in periodontics at OHSU School of Dentistry from 1985 - 1995 and also as an instructor in the Mt. Hood Community College Dental Hygiene program and the Clark College Dental Hygiene program in Vancouver, WA.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons as well as his two golden retrievers, Rosie and Gunnar. He is also an avid model railroader.

Dr. Compton is a member of the

•  American Academy of Periodontology
•  Western Society of Periodontology (past President)
•  Oregon Society of Periodontology (past President)
•  American Dental Association
•  Clackamas County Dental Society




Kathryn Park, RDH, BSDH

Kathryn graduated from the Mt. Hood Community College Dental Hygiene program in 1996 and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Oregon University in 2011. She is a practicing dental hygienist specializing in periodontal therapy and is an adjunct clinical educator in the Dental Hygiene program at Mt. Hood Community College. She is dedicated to her profession and providing optimum care to her patients.

Her interests include spending time with her family and friends, gardening, practicing yoga, camping, and scuba diving.



Janice Wahne, RDH

Janice graduated from the Mt. Hood Community College Dental Hygiene program in 1977. She has continued her education by attending many courses in periodontal therapy, TMJ, medical emergencies, CPR training, and pharmacology. Janice has been dedicated to her profession for the past 35 years, working in both general dentistry and periodontics. She works to motivate each of her patients to achieve optimal oral health.

Her interests include spending time with family, gardening, sewing, and cooking.



Rachael Meiners
Our Periodontal Dental Assistant, Rachael, has worked with Dr. Compton for the past 23 years. She is committed to providing each and every one of our patients with the best possible experience each time they visit our office. Rachael is excellent at educating each patient about his or her unique periodontal needs and strives to put each patient at ease.

During her free time, Rachael enjoys camping, gardening, quilting, and spending time with her grandchildren.



Our welcoming and friendly Front Office Staff, Vicki and Mary Ann, are available to answer any questions you may have concerning your treatment plan, dental insurance, account, and scheduling. Vicki has been with us for 13 years and Mary Ann since Dr. Compton began his practice.

















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