Kevin M. Brewer, DDS
Dr. Brewer graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in the top ten percent of his class, and went on to complete a highly prized dental residency at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, where he received advanced training in all areas of dentistry.
He has participated in countless continuing education programs in order to stay informed about the latest developments in dentistry and give his patients the best care available. He completed courses on advanced IV sedation and nitrous oxide at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He is trained in advanced cardiac life support and has attended classes on new cosmetic dentistry techniques, intraoral photography, surgical implants, and root canal therapy, among other subjects.
In addition to continuing education programs, he's also actively involved in several professional organizations and has held numerous leadership positions. He formerly served on the Council of Member's Insurance and Retirement for the American Dental Association. He also served for many years as chairman of the Insurance Committee for the Montana Dental Association.
He is a member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Montana Dental Association
- Ninth District Dental Society
- Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
- Academy of Osseointegration
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Dr. Brewer has a passion for work and for play! His love of the great outdoors keeps him busy when he's not in the office. Whether he is hunting, fishing, skiing or traveling, Dr. Brewer enjoys it all! He and his wife, Pier, love archery hunting and are actively learning to become stronger golfers.
Giving back to the community is always at the top of Dr. Brewer's mindset. He is a national leader in Dentistry from the Heart and a quarterly participant in providing a "Free Smile Makeover" to a deserving community member. He also assists with land preservation through Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and enriches the lives of the disabled who participate in Eagle Mount.
Dr. Brewer prides himself on his unwavering dependability… he says of himself, "I am as dependable as the day is long!"
E. Wade Wilde, DMD
Dr. Wilde graduated from the well respected Oregon Health and Science University dental school. He was born and raised in south eastern Idaho and has a deep love for the Rocky Mountains and the beautiful northwest. Dr. Wilde joined the highly qualified and friendly staff as an associate dentist to Dr. Kevin Brewer.
Among the strengths and qualities that Dr. Wilde adds to the successful practice is his commitment to pursue excellence in all things, and his desire to meaningfully add to the beautiful and thriving community of Billings. These ideals match closely with the ethics and goals that Dr. Brewer has established here with over 20 years of outstanding service.
In dental school, Dr. Wilde was a unanimous recipient of the Go-The-Extra-Mile Award as voted on by the faculty and his student colleagues. He served for four years as the class president, student council representative, and student advocate. Other opportunities for skill development and community service came while volunteering for the Special Olympics, Special Smiles, Celebration of Smiles, and as an organizer for the Portland, Oregon, Give Kids a Smile program from 2004 to 2006.
Additional honors include the Oregon Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Award, the American College of Dentists-General Dentistry, four-time recipient of the Rose Award for service, the Stephen P. Peglow Award (the top honor of OHSU graduates) and an Eagle Scout Award. Dr. Wilde intends to continue his commitment to community service, continued education, and professionalism.
Dr. Wilde has many passions, beginning with a strong devotion to his faith and family. He's an optimistic person that is always looking for the positives and pursues constant improvement along the way.
He renews his energy through service to others. He loves spending time in the outdoors with family and friends. He has served as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America for the last 13 years, and supports the important values taught there. He also supports the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for their commitment to conservation. One of his favorite service events each year is Dentistry from the Heart day. Dr. Wilde is committed to continuing education. He especially enjoys learning and understanding people's passions and personalities.
Benjamin R. Holloway, DMD
Dr. Benjamin Holloway graduated from the prestigious Oregon Health Science University School of Dentistry. He was awarded for outstanding achievement in patient care, communication, efficiency, empathy, training skills, and delegation. He's participated in Give Kids a Smile and served with the Northwest Medical Team providing volunteer dental work to grade school children.
Dr. Holloway joined Brewer Dental Center in 2007 and has dedicated himself to providing the best dental care available to the Billings community and its surrounding areas. In addition to his dental education, Dr. Holloway has completed advance training in cardiac life support and conscious sedation allowing him to safely provide IV sedation for his patients. He attends countless continuing education programs in all aspects of dentistry allowing him to stay current in new dental advancements and techniques.
He is a member of the:
- American Dental Association
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- Montana Dental Association
- Ninth District Dental Association
Raised in southeast Idaho, Dr. Holloway excelled in academics and sports. He was a football, basketball, and baseball standout and went on to play college football where he was named Academic All American. He graduated from Idaho State University in the top 10 percent of the School of Business with a BBA in Computer Information Systems. He was inducted in the Beta Gamma Sigma, the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program. He's also an Eagle Scout.
When Dr. Holloway is not hard at work, he can be found focusing on his health at the gym, watching his children play sports, alongside his wife, or enjoying the solitude of Montana's mountains.
As an avid hunter, Dr. Holloway donates time to Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in an effort to enhance protection of the land for future generations. He is also actively involved in Boy Scouts of America and is an annual dental care provider at Dentistry from the Heart, each February at Brewer Dental Center.
When asked what would be impossible for him to give up, Dr. Holloway said, "Oreo cookie milk shakes!" Even dentists get a "sweet tooth," every now and then.
Russell S. Homer, DDS
Dr. Homer graduated with high honors from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California, in the top ten percent of his class. He received the Highest Clinical Scholarship for top clinical performance in all dental disciplines. He is a member of the Tau Kappa Omega and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Societies, which recognize scholarship and character in dentistry.
Dr. Homer was born and raised in Utah's Salt Lake area. He graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Medical Biology and a minor in Biochemistry. He has received additional course and clinical training in implant placement and restoration, cosmetics, Invisalign®, and complex restorative techniques. He is committed to lifelong learning and pursuing excellence in all he does. He is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also an Eagle Scout.
At the University of the Pacific, he actively participated in community outreach programs aimed to provide health services to the elderly, youth, and underserved populations. He looks forward to opportunities to reach out and serve the Billings community.
Dr. Homer is the ultimate family man outside of work. He and his wife have three adorable children that keep them on their toes. As a family they enjoy biking, hiking, geocaching, building things, doing yard work, relaxing at home and worshipping at church on Sundays. He's also involved in coaching his kids' sports teams. Dr. Homer believes in a healthy balance of work and play.
The opportunity to make a positive difference in the world is what gets Dr. Homer out of bed each morning, as he enthusiastically pursues strengthening his skills as a husband, father, dentist and person. Dr. Homer is a supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife are also advocates for providing dental care to countries with limited access through dental humanitarian missions. He also provides free dental care during Dentistry from the Heart, which is held each February in Billings, MT, and he participates in Brewer Dental Center's Free Smile Makeover program.
A few fun facts about Dr. Homer include that he is fluent in German, can dunk a basketball, his drink of choice is water and he is currently in training for his first triathlon. He also knew he wanted to be a dentist since 8th grade!
M. Bryant Low, DMD
Dr. Low is passionate about dentistry and quality care for his patients. He is committed to excellence and strives to give each patient the best treatment possible and have an enjoyable dental experience.
Dr. Low graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He has received training in oral surgery, prosthodontics, pediatrics, and endodontics, and has completed post doctorate advanced training in implant placement and ClearCorrect™ invisible orthodontics. During dental school, Dr. Low served in numerous community outreach programs at public health clinics. He also participated in the Sports Dentistry Club in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh football and women's volleyball teams and was a member of the Spanish Dentistry Club. Dr. Low is a member of the American Dental Association, Montana Dental Association, and the local 9th District Dental Association.
Dr. Low is an Eagle Scout and actively serves in the Boy Scouts of America. He was raised in Alaska and Ohio and attended Brigham Young University for undergraduate studies, majoring in Zoology with a Human Biology emphasis.
Dr. Low loves spending time with his family and in his spare time enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking, skiing, and playing golf.
Brian D. Draayer, DDS
Dr. Draayer graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. While at Ohio State, he participated in many community outreach programs and volunteered his time with the Head Start Youth Program, which serves underprivileged children in Ohio. He also participated in dental missions that provided much needed dental care to the people of Jamaica. He is a member of the American Dental Association and has expanded his education as a certified Invisalign® provider.
Dr. Draayer was born and raised in the Ogden area of Utah. He graduated from Weber State University with a degree in Microbiology and a minor in Chemistry. He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout and enjoys golfing, fishing and skiing. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Draayer is excited to be in Billings and looks forward to serving the community.
Joseph D. Flechas, DDS
Dr. Flechas graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in southern California. During his studies, he was trained in all aspects of restorative dentistry and later became a professor of restorative dentistry at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. While in school, Dr. Flechas volunteered his dental services to many underprivileged families throughout southern California, as well as the people of Jamaica and Bangladesh.
Dr. Flechas grew up in western North Carolina where he developed a passion for sports and academics. His parents instilled in him the passion to succeed by working hard and to always look for ways to help the community around him. He completed his college education at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, and is currently a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Tri-County Dental Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Flechas loves traveling, hiking, camping, biking, basketball, running, and soccer.
Ryan J. Ross, DDS
Dr. Ross graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry and is proud to be a part of the Brewer Dental team. At Indiana University, Dr. Ross was trained in all facets of dentistry and participated in pediatric, endodontic, oral surgery, public health, post doctorate advanced implant training and hospital dentistry rotations. He provided preventive treatment to the underserved children of Indiana by taking part in the Seal Indiana program, which brought a mobile clinic to elementary schools. He volunteered for a service trip to Honduras and provided much needed restorative and oral surgery treatment in small villages. He is a member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Ross was raised in Clinton, Utah, where he was an active member of his community and obtained his Eagle Scout award. He attended Weber State University with a major in Zoology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Ross enjoys athletics, hunting, fly fishing, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Aaron P. McDonough, DDS, MSD
Dr. McDonough was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and grew up working in his father's orthodontic office. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Utah and in 2005 married his beautiful, talented, and wonderful wife, Michelle. Dr. McDonough earned a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) at University of the Pacific Aurthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and graduated with Honors. While there he conducted research on the genetic causes of cleft lip and palate and had the opportunity to present his research at the California Dental Association's Scientific Session. He was awarded the Frederick T. West Orthodontic award for academic excellence, the Jeff Miles award for Dental Anatomy, and served on the student counsel as the Representative at Large for his class. Following his completion of dental school Dr. McDonough continued his education by attending a rigorous orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. There he spent more than two years studying the science of creating beautiful healthy smiles and conducted orthodontic materials research at the Colorado School of Mines. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a Masters of Science Degree and received a certificate as a specialist in orthodontics.
Following his residency Dr. McDonough worked in an underserved area of Southern New Mexico. While there he had the opportunity to treat all types of cases and was able to have a positive impact on many lives. His years of experience in Southern New Mexico were marvelous and only increased his love for what he does. It is his great pleasure to bring his experience and expertise to Montana as part of the Brewer Dental Center team and he hopes to give many more people a reason to smile.
Dr. McDonough and his wife have three kids, Isabelle, Liam, and Finn. They are the joy of his life. When he's not in the office Dr. McDonough can be found on a bike in the mountains, on a river with a Fly Rod, or on an adventure with his family.
Thaddeus W. Honaker, DMD
Dr. Honaker graduated from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in Mesa, Arizona. During his time in school, he developed two separate community outreach projects providing free care to homeless veterans. He also spent many hours volunteering at Give Kids a Smile Day, Free Family Health and Wellness Day, the Arizona Oral Cancer Walk, and The Day for Special Smiles (a program providing free dental treatment for children with developmental disabilities).
Dr. Honaker graduated from the University of Montana, with honors, receiving dual degrees in Psychology and Human Biology.
Being passionate about providing care to underserved populations, he has completed a Certificate in Public Health and attended four month-long clinical externships at community health centers in Billings, Missoula, California, and Oregon.
Dr. Honaker is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and has served as Worthy Master of the Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity.
Born and raised in Billings, Dr. Honaker is grateful to return and have the opportunity to give back to his community. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, playing the drums with his garage band, cooking, golfing, skiing, traveling, and spending time with his fiancée, Erin, and family.
Michael M. Heringer, DDS
Dr. Michael Heringer graduated from Creighton University Dental School in Omaha, Nebraska. During his time at Creighton, he completed an internship at a community health service clinic and enjoyed volunteering for a number community dental outreach programs. Dr. Heringer is excited to be back in Billings and is looking forward to becoming involved in his community.
Dr. Heringer was born and raised in Billings, Montana and continues to have strong ties to the community. He earned his undergraduate degree at Creighton University in 2009. Dr. Heringer is a member of the American Dental Association.
Outside the office, he enjoys golfing with his family, spending time with friends, snowboarding, and playing guitar.
Steven B. Bolender, DMD
Outside of the office, you will find Dr. Bolender spending quality family time with his wife of 25 years, Mary, and their four grown children. He also enjoys outdoor recreational activities like hunting or fishing with friends or spending a peaceful afternoon reading.
Cal T. Bullock, DDS
Dr. Cal Bullock earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska. While attending this University he consistently achieved academic excellence and inclusion on the Dean's Honor Roll. Dr. Bullock was able to serve the community of Omaha and the state of Nebraska by serving in a community health clinic as well as volunteering for Give Kids a Smile day and the pediatric portion of the Nebraska Mission of Mercy.
Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Bullock continued his education in a dental residency specializing in pediatric and special needs health care. Dr. Bullock’s residency, which was established by the Lutheran Medical Center in New York City, was located in a community clinic on the Eastern shore of Maryland due to the extensive oral health needs of that area. During his residency Dr. Bullock gained extensive experience with advanced behavior management techniques while working with anxious and uncooperative children affected by severe early childhood decay in this underserved population. After completion of this two year advanced training program, Dr. Bullock returns to Billings as a certified and board eligible clinician specializing in infant, child and adolescent oral health care. For Dr. Bullock, the most rewarding aspect of dentistry is watching a previously anxious patient begin to enjoy return trips to the dentist and treating a once fearful child who is now at ease in a dental chair.
Dr. Bullock grew up in Cody, Wyoming and is excited to return to the Rocky Mountains. He and his wife, Amanda (whom he met on an airplane), have three exuberant little girls. Dr. Bullock and his family love all things outdoors be it camping, fishing and hunting, or rock climbing, biking or snowboarding.
Nathan J. Jensen, DMD
Dr. Jensen graduated from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. While in school, Dr. Jensen spent time engaged in community outreach programs, including Give Kids a Smile Day, Prophy Day (a day dedicated to providing free dental cleanings to the community), and the Healthy Smiles Sealant Program with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (a program that provides free dental sealants for elementary school children). Dr. Jensen volunteered at the local Free Medical Clinic of Cleveland, where he provided free dental work to individuals in the community that could not otherwise afford it.. During his schooling, Dr. Jensen was also awarded the Stephen A. Collier Award for the best business plan created for a small business.
Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Jensen attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he graduated from the prestigious Marriott School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He was also inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society as a business student. It was in the business school where Dr. Jensen met and fell in love with his beautiful wife, Malorie.
Dr. Jensen was raised in Aurora, Colorado and is excited to be closer to the great Rocky Mountains and family again. He is an Eagle Scout and is fluent in Spanish. In his spare time, Dr. Jensen enjoys being outdoors-- camping, hiking, cooking, playing golf. His greatest joy in life is spending time with his wife and his son, William.
Tyson J. Gundersen, DMD
Dr. Gundersen graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry. During his studies, Dr. Gundersen was selected to participate in Honors Endodontics and Honors Orthodontics and also studied CAD/CAM dentistry and clinical hypnosis. Outside of his coursework, he spent much of his time engaged in community outreach programs such as Celebration of Smiles, Give Kids a Smile and Medical Teams International, where he provided complimentary dental services to underserved children and adults in the Portland area.
Dr. Gundersen instills a commitment to continuing education, as well as a commitment to understanding and building his knowledge on cutting-edge dental technology. He enjoys working with patients to understand and respond to their specific needs and feels that there is nothing more important than providing the highest quality of individualized care.
Born and raised in southeast Idaho, he established a great love of the outdoors. Dr. Gundersen strongly believes in the principles taught by the Boy Scouts of America and has served as Assistant Leader and Leader for the youth-based organization and even earned the highest honor of an Eagle Scout Award. When he is not at work, Dr. Gundersen enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, hunting and spending quality time with his wife and family.
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