"The mouth is the gateway to the body. A healthy mouth has proven to be an integral part of your overall health.
Establishing a nutritional diet, exercising regularly, practicing daily oral hygeine, and regular professional check-ups and cleanings will prevent and detect gum disease."
– Olive Street Dental
Dr. Neal Redman, DMD
Dr. Redman is a native Oregonian. He grew up in Milwaukie, Oregon and after graduating from Rex Putnam High School in 1981, he joined the United States Army. Following 3 years of service, Dr. Redman attended Clackamas Community College. He later transferred to Portland State University where he majored in Physiology and Chemistry.
Dr. Redman was accepted to the School of Dentistry at the Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) in 1992. Prior to graduating, Dr. Redman accepted an offer to purchase a dental practice in Newport, Oregon. Dr. Redman moved to Newport during the summer of 1996 along with his wife, Kim, and their 3 children. His practice began on July 1, 1996. Over 20 years later, Dr. Redman continues to practice general dentistry in the same building, located on the corner of Olive and Nye Street.
Meet Our Dental Hygienist - Char Lockman
Char joined the team at Olive Street Dental in 2005. She is a 2003 graduate of Clark College and a 2016 graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology.
In 2015, Char completed the requirements to become an Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist, which gives her the opportunity to provide dental hygiene services in the public health care setting.
Char has an uplifting and caring personality. She enjoys establishing long lasting relationships with her patients and educating them on oral and systemic health.
Char is dedicated to continuing her education in order to better care for patients at Olive Street Dental. She is a regular attendee of the Oregon Dental Conference, and has been to conferences that focus on implant dentistry and adult oral sedation.