Shane L. Ellsworth, DMD
Dr. Ellsworth’s feels very blessed to have found such a rewarding professional career path in dentistry. At his practice in McMinnville Oregon he if focused on helping his patients realizes the underlying cause of dental disease and how to prevent and control them from developing or progressing. At our state of the art dental practice Dr. Ellsworth is dedicated to helping people understand what their current oral health reality is and developing a custom plan to meet their oral health goals. We pride ourselves on helping you create your personal master plan for health.
As your personal oral health coach Dr. Ellsworth aims to balance health, function and esthetics using the latest in-office dental technology. He has mastered the latest innovations in dentistry through continuing education withThe Dawson Academy, The Dawson Academy is renowned for its courses in continuing dental education; dedicated to teaching a comprehensive approach to dentistry with concentrations in occlusion, temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and esthetic restorative dentistry. Dr. Ellsworth is affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Academy of General Dentistry (AAGD).
I am committed to continuous lifelong learning. For this reason I completed a one year residency in advanced general dental training at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford Connecticut. One of the best methods for learning and refining one’s skills is by being evaluated by one’s peers. It is for this reason Dr. Ellsworth participates in multiple study clubs. These study clubs provide an opportunity for Dr. Ellsworth to showcase his excellent patient centered skills and receive and give feedback with other dentist. These Study clubs include The Dawson Academy, AAGD /OHSU Surgical Periodontal study club and the RV Tucker Gold Study club for which he serves as club president.
I believe in using the gifts that I have been given to help improve the lives of others and lead them to a healthier future. It has been said that “first you get the skills in your head, then you get them in your hands, but they don’t become alive until you get them in your heart.” I am a health centered dentist because it is in my heart.
Dr. Ellsworth would like to personally invite you to come see for yourself how Evans St Dental is distinguishing themselves from a usual and customary experience you may have had in the past.
Meet Our Team
At Evans Street Dental, we have an amazing and fun team! Together with our dentist, we love to educate our family of patients on oral hygiene and dentistry in McMinnville, Oregon. We look forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve the healthy smile that you deserve!
Angie Foster, Billing And Insurance Specialist
Angie grew up in Newberg, Oregon, and has been working in the dental field for over 15 years. She loves the Evans Street Dental commitment to patients and she upholds it by educating our patients about their financial options and insurance benefits. Angie has been married to her husband, Luke, for ten years, and they have a son, Kade, and two dogs, Gizmo and Diesel. In her spare time, Angie enjoys camping and playing sports.
Channa Ellsworth, Front Office Assistant and Marketing Artist
Channa is married to her best friend and high school sweetheart, Dr. Shane Ellsworth. They have been married for 20 years and have four children: Joe, Tyler, Wendy, and Brenten. Her hobbies include traveling, home decorating, playing card games with the family, baking and decorating cakes and spending time with her family. She loves working with the other team members at Evans Street Dental. “Our staff works well together and we all desire to provide the highest quality of care possible. This is the kind of care we would expect for our own family members.” Channa contributes to the family-friendly environment with her welcoming and fun disposition.
Kristina Stephens, Dental Assistant
Kristina graduated from the Concorde Career Institute in 2005. She enjoys being in a patient-centered environment and working with such a fun team. Kristina brings to our office her friendly smile, organization skills, and a desire to help educate our patients. Kristina lives with her fiancé, Dick, his daughter, Lynden, and Kristina’s son, Seth. Their pets include a water dragon, Drako, a cat, Cougar, and two mice, Purina and Halo. In her spare time, Kristina enjoys camping, hiking, going on walks, baking, and doing crafts with kids.
Megan Koch, Dental Hygienist
Megan is one of the newest members of our office and she already loves being part of a team that provides excellent patient care. She earned her dental degree in 2014 when she graduated from Carrington College. Megan enjoys being able to educate patients as well as make them smile. Megan recently moved to McMinnville from Portland and enjoys the small town atmosphere. She lives with her fiancé, Joe, and their two kitties, Carl and Fran. Megan also has a new Lab puppy named Zeek. Megan is a homebody who likes to watch Netflix and bake treats.
Marilee Sullivan, Dental Hygienist
Marilee graduated with honors from ISU with her BS in dental hygiene. She received her EPDH (Expanded Practice) certification and volunteered as a clinical instructor at Pacific University in 2011. She is an experienced Hygienist with a gentle touch who enjoys giving each patient comprehensive, personalized care. She loves the field of dentistry and helping people with their oral health. When she can , she volunteers with the Dental Van and The Boys and Girls Club. In her free time she likes traveling with her husband, hiking, reading, teaching yoga and playing with her three grandkids.