Meet Our Team Theresa E. Madden, DDS, MS, PhD

Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Madden incorporates her philosophy in practice by always offering kindness and exquisite clinical skills.


MS & PhD in Microbiology & Immunology - University of Rochester
Periodontics Certificate - Eastman Dental Center
DDS- University of Maryland
BA in Psychology – University of Baltimore
AA in Dental Hygiene-Allegany College of Maryland


Practitioner Advisory Committee – National Dental Practice-based Research Network
Tenured Associate Professor-Oregon Health & Science University
Colgate Visiting Senior Lecturer in Periodontics- University of Otago, New Zealand
Board certified periodontist –American Board of Periodontology (ABP)

Honors & Awards

Fellow in the American & International College of Dentists (FACD, FICD)
2008 - AAP Clinical Research Award
1999 – Alan J. Davis-SCADA Achievement Award
1991 – Edward H. Hatton Award
1987 – Dentist-Scientist Award
1986 – Induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
1986 – Outstanding Senior Woman Dental Student


Dr. Madden was born in the mountains of Western Maryland and worked her way up in dentistry, starting as an assistant, hygienist, general dentist, periodontist and academician. She and her husband enjoy boating and their eight grand-children. She is a volunteer captain with the Port of Olympia Harbor Patrol search and rescue team.