As your choice for dentist in Milwaukie, OR, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. From dentistry for children to family dental options or any cosmetic dentistry needs, we want to be your choice in SE Portland and Milwaukie.
Our assistants and hygienists have EFTA and expanded duties certifications, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to improve our skills by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars in CPR, office safety and medical emergency training.
Dr. Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD, PC
Dr. Sue Walker is originally from the small town of Preston, Idaho. She received her undergraduate training at Utah State University and Idaho State University. After moving to Portland, she completed her dental training at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1990 and her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 1995.
Dr. Walker took over the Milwaukie, OR dental practice of Dr. Orville Boyle when he retired in 1996. Besides private practice, Dr. Walker has also taught at Portland Community College as a supervising dentist, and has been involved as an associate professor and student mentor at OHSU. Dr. Walker is actively involved in many study clubs that provide the opportunity for continued training. These include the Portland Dental Research Group, Northwest Oral Surgeons Advanced Implant Study Club, and PROH. Dr. Walker is a member in good standing of The American Dental Association and The Academy of General Dentistry.
When away from the office, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time with her husband, Wally, and three children. They spend many hours transporting children to and from school and church activities. When not in the car, Dr. Walker enjoys cooking, gardening and reading a good book.
Susie has worked as a dental hygienist in our office since 2006. She is a 1980 graduate from the dental hygiene program at Oregon Health Sciences University. Susie is originally from Albany and did her pre-dental hygiene classes at Oregon State University. Susie has three grown sons and enjoys gardening and traveling to sunny locations with her husband.
Gail began her dental career in the navy. After having the opportunity to work in many dental settings she completed her dental hygiene training at Mt. Hood Community College in 1979. She has worked in our office since 1998. Gail is a very gifted seamstress, quilter, and knitter. She also enjoys cooking and being creative in the kitchen. Gail grew up locally here in Milwaukie.
Tracy has worked in our office as a dental hygienist since 1996. She was originally trained as a radiology technologist and a few years later decided on a career in dental hygiene. She is a 1996 graduate of the dental hygiene program at Portland Community College. Tracy is a busy mom of two boys. She and her husband also have cats, dogs, and two horses. When she can sneak away, she goes horse riding with friends. Tracy is originally from Milwaukie.
Zhanna is a graduate of the dental assisting program at Portland Community College. After completing her internship with Dr. Walker, she has worked in our office since 2000. Zhanna grew up in Russia and came to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Her family settled in Oregon City where she graduated from Oregon City High School. Zhanna and her husband enjoy spending weekends at the Oregon Coast with their children.
Emmelie Walker is a 2011 graduate of West Linn High School and a 2013 graduate of Clackamas Community College. She has worked at the office since 2011 assisting the front office. When she is not at work, she enjoys time with her family. She is a hardcore Pokemon fan and can tell you anything you would like to know on that topic. Emmelie loves her cats (Cookie and Misty) and is always amused by their antics. She is equally amused by her brother’s antics, which requires a skill set she is applying to her interaction with dental insurance companies.
Dr. Sue Walker and her team offer comprehensive general, cosmetic and restorative dental care and services for patients of all ages in and around Eastmoreland, Westmoreland, Sellwood, SE Portland, Oak Grove, Happy Valley, Gladstone and the Milwaukie area. Call 503-659-2522 to schedule your appointment!