“Like family” is a pretty nice way to feel when you visit the dentist. This is one of the reasons Clark County families have been coming to Wendel Family Dental Centre for generations. We make dental care comfortable with modern techniques, flexible appointments, convenient locations and a staff that treats you like family. Over forty years of experience and a highly tenured team, has allowed us to build long term relationships with many of our patients.
We are accepting new patients and welcome the opportunity to establish confidence and trust with the new faces coming through our door.
Roger J. Wendel, D.M.D.
School: University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
Year Graduated: 1969
Bio: After earning his degree in dental medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Wendel established his family practice in Vancouver, Washington. His goal is to achieve excellence in professional care, represented in a manner that reflects the utmost respect and consideration for the patient. For over 40 years, this philosophy has allowed Wendel Family Dental Centre to become a leading provider of quality dental care in Clark County, and has earned Dr. Wendel a reputation that has reached beyond Vancouver and the Pacific Northwest.
Jacob Groom, D.M.D.
School: Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Bio: Dr. Jacob Groom completed his undergraduate education at Portland State University, majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry, graduating summa cum laude. He pursued his dental degree at Oregon Health Science University, graduating with honors. Dr. Groom enjoys practicing dentistry and being proactive in helping people with their dental health. One of his favorite and most rewarding memories was taking a mission trip to Jamaica and providing dental services to the locals.
Dr. Groom grew up in the PNW and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. He enjoys numerous outdoor activities such as snowboarding, hiking, camping, dirt bike riding, and wakeboarding. Although he is a true PNW guy, he and his fiance like to take occasional weekends away in the winter months to warm places, such as Arizona.
Michael Hall, D.M.D.
School: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
Bio: Dr. Michael Hall grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. In high school, he was a part of a 4-time state champion drumline and marching band. He attended college at Olivet Nazarene University near Chicago, where he met his wife Mary, and graduated Summa Cumme Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry. After Olivet, he attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California.
Dr. Hall is excited about continuing service activities and the opportunity to positively impact the lives of the people around him. He enjoys watching and playing sports, outdoor activities, and game nights with friends.
Dr. Hall and his wife are parents to both foster and biological children. They are a family of six who enjoy time spent with extended family, cooking, traveling, and serving in their church. They created fieldguideforfamilies.com to help families become active in foster care, adoption, and the care of vulnerable children.
Daniel Madden, D.M.D.
School: University of Minnesota
Bio: Dr. Daniel Madden received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota. He has trained with some of the best dental surgeons and dental restorative elite. He believes in utilizing the best technology in dentistry to deliver care in a comfortable, friendly,
and professional environment that produces the most esthetic and functional results using minimally invasive techniques. He has published multiple articles on implant dentistry and enjoys all aspects of surgical and restorative care.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time in the Columbia River Gorge, being active in the
outdoors, exploring, enjoying photography, and spending time with his family and friends. His
hobbies include scouting remote surf breaks, snowboarding, riding mountain bikes, being a
musician and an artist, and learning…and being a dentist!
Dr. Madden believes in giving back to communities. He has provided services and volunteered
for the underserved communities throughout the Columbia River Gorge, at the local community
health center. He has also enjoyed volunteering his time and skills to provide free dental care
and therapy for Give Kids a Smile Day, the Union Gospel Dental Mission, the University of
Minnesota Gopher football team, and outreach in rural Peru.