Meet Dr. Beadnell

Steven W. Beadnell, DMD

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


Dr. Beadnell was raised in Oregon and received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University. In 1980, he achieved his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry. Following his dental education, Dr. Beadnell served for 4 years as a practicing general dentist in the United States Air Force. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1988 at David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force base in California. Dr. Beadnell served three years on staff in the oral and maxillofacial surgery department while in the United States Air Force at Scott AFB, Illinois, a regional medical center that gave him a wide range of experience in all aspects of oral surgery. After serving 11 years in the USAF, Dr. Beadnell began his private oral surgery practice in Portland, Oregon, in 1994. In addition to his private practice, he also works as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at OHSU, working with dental students and oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. He is on staff at several Portland hospitals. Dr. Beadnell actively pursues continuing education courses and lectures extensively to various dental groups throughout the Pacific Northwest. He is an active member in several local and state dental and oral and maxillofacial surgery organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni Association.

Dr. Beadnell has been married to his wife since his senior year of dental school. They have two daughters, the youngest of which has become a dentist. Other than oral surgery, Dr. Beadnell’s passions include spending time with his family, traveling, and attending Trail Blazer basketball games.