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We are proud to offer a comfortable, welcoming place to meet all of your family’s dental care needs.We strive to provide exceptional dental care that is patient-centric and community inclusive in a friendly and fun environment. We are committed to courageously evolve and change on behalf of our patients, staff, vendors and shareholders. Our caring dentists, Dr. Cooper and Dr. Nebeker, are pleased to offer a wide variety of dental treatments, ranging from simple dental cleanings and fillings to porcelain veneers and oral surgery. We are certain to have the treatment you need to achieve the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve!

Meet Our Team

Cheryl Cooper, DDS

General Dentistry

Cheryl Cooper, DDS
“I strongly believe in giving patients the information they need to make informed decisions about their dental health, and to make their dental treatment as comfortable as possible.”

Dr. Cheryl Cooper is a seasoned dental professional with 17 years of experience. She completed her dental degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in May of 1995. She then completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Nebraska. She and her husband, Sean, moved to Salem in 1997, and she worked in Salem for seven years. For the past eight years, she has been an associate with an office in Albany before making the trip back up to Salem to practice with us here at Smiles Dental.Dr. Cooper has two very active boys and enjoys spending time with them during their various activities. She is a US Masters swimmer and is an early riser for her workouts with the BearCats Masters team. She and her husband are very active leaders with Boy Scout troop 19 here in Salem, where both of her boys are on their way to earning their Eagle Scout rank. Dr. Cooper and her oldest son, Colin, are singers and musicians with their Praise team at Salem First Christian Church.

Theron L. Nebeker, DMD

General Dentistry

Theron L. Nebeker, DMD
Theron L. Nebeker, DMD
“One of my favorite aspects of dentistry is seeing the transformation in patients when they are able to be confident in their smile once again.”

Dr. Theron Lane Nebeker grew up in Canby, Oregon, and attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate education. He then moved back to Oregon to complete his dentistry degree at the Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry in Portland. Dr. Nebeker now resides in Salem, Oregon, and practices dentistry in the Smiles Dental office. Dr. Nebeker loves supporting and following the local sports teams and has a passion for fishing here in the Pacific Northwest. He is married to Ashley and has a baby boy named Theron (Jr.).

Michael Hall, DDS

General Dentistry

Michael Hall, DDS
Michael Hall, DDS
“It is my heart to serve my community by providing compassionate care to each and every patient. My top priority is your comfort and well-being.”

Dr. Michael Hall grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. In high school, he was a four-time state champion in Drumline and in the Avon Marching Black and Gold.

He attended college at Olivet Nazarene University near Chicago, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry. While at Olivet, he was involved in mission programs to Haiti and helped organize a fundraiser to build wells for drinking water in Haitian churches. After Olivet, he attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, where he continued his passion for service. He has been involved in many free dental clinics around the Southern California area, as well as a mission trip to the island of St. Vincent.

Dr. Hall, his wife, Mary, and their dogs, Chloe and Indy, moved to Oregon to be closer to family. They just had their first child, Finley Elisha Mason Hall, in December 2017.

He is excited about continuing service activities in his local community and the opportunity to positively impact the lives of the people around him. Dr. Hall enjoys watching and playing sports, outdoor activities, traveling, game nights with friends, and playing an active role in his church.

Dr. Cheryl Cooper, Dr. Theron Nebeker and Dr. Michael Hall along with our entire team, are committed to providing you and your family with excellent dental care, no matter your needs. We are pleased to provide a wide variety of services in a warm, comfortable environment. Our dentists are proud to provide high-quality, comprehensive dentistry in Roseburg, Oregon, and we invite you to contact us today to learn more. We look forward to giving you a reason to smile!

Smiles Dental
2245 Mission Street Southeast,
Salem, OR 97302

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Every Other Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


Our office is located across the street from Dutch Bros. Coffee, with the entrance off of Ford St. We are close to downtown Salem and State offices. The State Capitol building is about a mile from us, as are Salem Hospital and Willamette University (Tokyo University).