Our Dental Team

All of our team members are equally concerned about each patient experience and attend continuing education regularly to update their skills and knowledge. Joyce will most often be your primary contact with our office and can provide most answers to questions you may have.

 

Lois Ladyn, RDH

Lois LadynDental hygienist Lois Ladyn has been serving patients at Bigfork Dental Center since 1995, but her experience in dentistry is well over thirty years. She graduated with honors from dental hygiene school in 1986. Not only is she very precise and meticulous in hygiene services, but she also is extraordinarily kind and gentle. Our patients often remark that their cleaning with Lois is the most thorough they've ever experienced. In her spare time, Lois enjoys spending time with her husband and their dogs; she is also an avid hiker, cross-country skier, and researcher for a USGS grizzly bear DNA study.

Joyce

JoyceJoyce has been with the practice since 1984, and has almost 40 years of experience in dentistry. She began as a chairside dental assistant (and is still excellent in this capacity) and is radiology certified, but eventually moved to her current role as office manager. She is a wealth of information, and her friendliness, sincerity, and positive attitude make her a favorite with our patients. Joyce knows a great deal not only about the technical aspects of dentistry, but also can assist with insurance billing, scheduling, and financial questions.

Sarah

SarahSarah was raised in the Flathead Valley and has been a dental assistant at Bigfork Dental Center since 2006. Our patients look forward to her big smile, enthusiasm, and friendly attitude. Following college in Great Falls, Sarah has gained certification in dental radiology and is highly skilled in all facets of her profession. You can count on her to be very caring, understanding, and accommodating.

Addy

AddyAddy recently joined our team as a dental assistant, bringing with her several years of experience. She is new to the Flathead Valley, having recently moved from North Carolina. Addy graduated from Appalacian State University with an English degree, and also completed the dental assisting program at Central Piedmont Community College. Not only does Addy assist with procedures, but she also answers patient calls, schedules appointments, and helps our office maintain OSHA compliance. Addy's efficient, organized, and perfectionistic nature, as well as her kind and courteous personality, make her a valuable asset to our patients.