A native Oregonian, Dr. Compton grew up in a Clackamas county farming family. He graduated from Canby High School in 1970 and Oregon State University in with a bachelors degree in Zoology in 1974. Dr. Compton received his Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Oregon Health Sciences, School of Dentistry in 1978. Since then he has practiced general dentistry in group and solo settings. In 2000 Dr. Compton acquired the standing general practice of Dr. Nixon. A dental practice encompassing three generations of the Nixon family, which had been operating on Main Street since 1888. Dr. Compton has tried to retain the small town values that three generations of Nixon's had fashioned.
In his free time Dr. Compton enjoys maintain his rural Gaston home, working on his vintage British sports cars and spending time with his family.
Michele has worked for Main Street Dental since 2004. Michele enjoys assisting patients with options to make their dental care affordable by offering alternatives to standard dental insurance. If you have an insurance question or need assistance deciphering your statement, Michele is your gal. Michele is a member of Oregon Dental Executives’ Association.
Michele grew up on the coast of Washington state. In her spare time she enjoys her favorite activity, spending time with her teenage daughter and husband of 19 years. She and her family love to travel to warm and sunny locations for vacation and wine tasting at local wineries.
Suzie came to work for Main Street Dental in 2003. She received her Dental Assistant certificate in 1969 from North Pacific Dental. After completion of her education she spent 16 years as a Dental Assistant before the Dentist she worked for retired. Suzie was ready to put her dental knowledge to work in the front office when she came to Main Street Dental. Suzie has the uncanny recollection for remembering each and every patient; she knows who is related to whom, how many children or grandchildren they have, and where they last vacationed. Suzie truly enjoys talking to people and her happy nature is infectious.
Suzie’s favorite time is spent with her husband of 46 years, 2 grown sons and 3 grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys sewing and camping with her family. Suzie is an avid walker and walks several miles everyday.
Diane has been employed by Main Street Dental since 2000 when Dr. Compton purchased the practice from Dr. Nixon. Diane began working for Dr. Nixon in 1987. She received her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene (RHD) from Lane Community in 1975. With more than 40 years of experience she still loves her job and the patients who have become long time friends.
In Diane's spare time she keeps very busy with many hobbies; photography, gardening, camping and water skiing. She is well traveled reaching all but 8 US States, México, Caribbean, Canada, Bahamas and Europe and hopes to travel to many more countries. Her ever growing family includes a Son and Daughter and 4 Grandchildren.
Vicki came to work for Main Street Dental in 2008. She was an integral part of moving the practice to the new location in 2009. She has been a Dental Assistant since 1983 when she completed her certification at Portland Paramedical Center. Vicki received her Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certificate in 2007. With many years of experience and education our patients are in good hands with Vicki’s knowledge and abilities.
When not working Vicki is most happy spending time with her husband and college age son. She looks forward to the family’s yearly trip to South Carolina for relaxation and fun in the sun.
Emma is our newest team member who came to work for Dr. Compton in November of 2017 from a large practice in the Portland area. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 2015 with a BS in Dental Hygiene.
Emma enjoys connecting with patients and learning about their families and lives. She takes pride in giving her patients the confidence to smile and feel good about their dental health. Traveling is at the top of Emma’s hobbies; her favorite trip was to Europe in the summer of 2013; she hopes to travel to more European countries someday. Her other hobbies include spending time with her family, road trips and going to hockey games.