Meet Dr. J.D. Westphal
Dr. J.D. Westphal is a specialty trained pediatric dentist who has successfully completed a rigorous examination process to obtain the highest level of training for your kiddos and adventurous FATHER! Did we mention he is a former minor league baseball player for Chicago Cubs?! Sheesh… the guy is talented! Dr. Westphal graduated Cum Laude (Which means he’s wicked smart) from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he acted as both student body president and president of the oral surgery club. Because of his outstanding performance, he was inducted into the E. Steven Smith Honors Dental Society and received the Dr. Patrick J. Ferrillo, JR. 2014 Leadership Award. He completed his 2-year specialty pediatric dental residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. He maintains membership in the American Dental Association, the Academy of LDS dentist, American Student Dental Association, and an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Committed to giving back, Dr. Westphal has taken multiple dental mission trips to Guaymas Mexico and volunteers as a dental volunteer for Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a Smile Day, and Veterans of War dental clinic. He is fluent in Spanish and spent two years on a long-term mission trip to Honduras for the LDS church.
Outside the office, Dr. Westphal’s interests include hiking, mountain biking, CrossFit, and spending time with his tenacious son Quincy, and his wicked fast, sporty wife Ashley. And… guess what?! They are expecting child #2 this coming August! We are so fortunate the Westphals have chosen to call Southern Oregon their new home! When not in the office, they will be found EXPLORING the majestic Pacific Northwest we all love so much! WELCOME TO THE CREW J.D., ASHLEY, QUINCY AND BABY #2!