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
Outside of the office, Dr. Brewer enjoys spending time with his wife, Pier, and is the proud father of a college-age son and daughter. As an active member of the Billings community, he has been a Little League baseball coach and a Cub Scout den leader. He makes mouthguards for local football teams every year, and visits elementary schools to educate children about dental health. He's also an avid outdoorsman, and likes to ski (water and snow) whenever he gets the chance.
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.
In his spare time, Dr. Wilde enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, hunting, baseball, basketball, and spending time with his wife and children.
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 at the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Natalie, and their three children. He is an outdoors enthusiast and enjoys all there is that Montana has to offer. He particularly enjoys hunting, fishing, sports, golfing, camping, winter skiing, and occasionally playing the piano
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.
Outside the office, Dr. Homer enjoys spending time with his wife, Brittany, and their children. His interests include basketball, golf, tennis, fishing, snowboarding, traveling, and exploring the beautiful state of Montana.
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 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 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 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 Bolender, DMD
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