Dr. Allen grew up on a farm in rural Oregon with his parents and four siblings. He served a two-year mission for his church and gained a love of service. After returning home, he met his bride Melissa and they were married in 1997. Dr. Allen attended Portland State University and graduated with a degree in General Science before attending Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Allen and Melissa have two children, Michael and Megan. They enjoy camping and boating in the summertime. He loves La Pine and looks forward to many years of getting to know the community. Dr. Allen enjoys collecting coins & Star Wars memorabilia. On his days off you may find him fishing or restoring his 1955 Ford truck.