Team & Office

Hamilton dentistry that is all about you.

Meet Our Caring Dentists

We are here to help, not lecture.

Dr. Stacey Gividen

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‘‘My mission is to always pay-it-forward and be the reason someone smiles each day."

Dr. Stacey Gividen, a Bitterroot Valley native, received her BS in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah and her doctorate from Marquette University School of Dentistry. She is an active member of the Montana Dental Association and American Dental Association.

Dr. Gividen is the editorial director of Endeavor Business Media’s clinical dental specialities e-newsletter, Breakthrough Clinical, and a contributing author for DentistryIQ, Perio-Implant Advisory, and Dental Economics. She also serves on the Dental Economics editorial advisory board.

She enjoys teaching and is a guest lecturer at the University of Montana in the Anatomy and Physiology Department. She travels all over the country for continuing education and prides herself for staying up to date on the ever-changing developments within the dental profession.

Outside of the office, Dr. Gividen is an outdoor enthusiast. She is an avid endurance trail runner and enjoys experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. She also loves cooking and spending time with her three amazing boys.

Her favorite quote: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci.

Our team member, Dr. Stacey Gividen standing in front of a wooden bridge
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  • Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology from the University of Utah

  • Doctorate in dental surgery from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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Dr. Justin Simmons

Our team member, Dr. Justin Simmons smiling while standing on a rocky plain

‘‘To help patients gain my trust I will often be heard saying, “I’m concerned... Here’s why... I recommend... Let’s go ahead..."

Dr. Justin Simmons is the oldest of six brothers and sisters and was born in Steele Memorial Hospital in Salmon, ID. From an early age, Dr. Simmons was surrounded by many dentists and doctors within his family. It was their family-focused lifestyle and passion for work, which sparked his interest in the dental field.

Dr. Simmons first considered a career in physical therapy before embarking on a path towards business management. After falling asleep in Economics 101, he realized his true passion had been dentistry all along.

Now serving as a dentist in Hamilton, MTGet more information on the homepage, Dr. Simmons truly values his patients and finds satisfaction in helping people smile.

His main goal is to provide compassionate care to not only restore smiles but to improve your day-to-day life. He enjoys changing how people perceive dentistry and watching his team excel in their life endeavors.

Outside of the office, Dr. Simmons enjoys spending time at his small farm, where he has cows, chickens, several cats, and a dog. He also shares a passion for sports with his three sons.

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  • Brigham Young University in Rexburg, ID

  • West Hills College Lemoore, CA

  • Fresno State University in Fresno, CA

  • Graduated with honors from Taft College School of Dental Hygiene in Taft, CA

  • Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Marquette University Dental School in Milwaukee, WI

Meet Our Amazing Team

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Practice Manager

Born and raised in Hamilton MT, Charlotte is passionate about dentistry and helping our team reach their highest potential. She started as a Dental Assistant while living in Wyoming and transitioned to Treatment Coordinator before moving to Montana.

Charlotte truly enjoys every aspect of her job and considers our team to be her family. She believes this close bond makes it possible for us to provide the very best care to our patients.

Charlotte finds joy in helping people smile. Dentistry has given her the opportunity to do this and build a career at the same time. As a member of AADOM…Opens a new window to the AADOM website…, she is always looking for new ideas to make your experience more efficient and enjoyable.

Interesting Fact:

Charlotte has a wonderful daughter. Together they enjoy crafting, bike riding, catching grasshoppers, and playing outdoors year-round.

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Treatment and Insurance Coordinator

Joni is our AADOMOpens a new window to the AADOM website recognized Treatment Coordinator. Raised in Hamilton, MT, Joni loves helping our patients reach their dental goals while getting the smile of their dreams.

She also really enjoys helping others feel good about themselves and their health. Joni brings a unique compassion to our office and every patients’ experience.

Interesting Fact:

Amelia Earhart is Joni’s personal hero. She admires her bravery and strength.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Growing up Salmon, ID, Brittney chose to study dental hygiene after finding her love for science and the medical industry. She attended Idaho State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. After meeting Dr. Stacey and Dr. Justin, she moved to Hamilton, MT, and has worked at Canyon View Dental ever since.

Her current role makes it possible for her to work four days a week so she can spend time raising her daughters.

Brittney is dedicated to preventative care and helping our patients maintain healthy smiles. Brittney enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and creating a truly personal experience for them.

Interesting Fact:

When Brittney is not at work, you can find her somewhere with her horses. She’ll either be on a trail ride with her two daughters or at the arena barrel racing.

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Dental Assistant

As a kid raised in Hamilton, MT, Josie always enjoyed going to the dentist. Nowadays, she is married and loves being on the other side of things and brings her cheerful and compassionate personality to our team.

Josie is always eager to learn more about her profession and enjoys challenging herself every day.

Interesting Fact:

An item on Josie’s bucket list is traveling to Greece in Europe.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Jaqi was born in Idaho and spent her childhood there. She chose a career in dental hygiene because of her love for people.
She attended Idaho State University and got a Bachelors in dental hygiene. She then moved to Bitterroot Valley with her high school sweetheart (her husband), who is a teacher and wrestling coach.

Jaqi views her patients as the best part of her job, and she finds building relationships with them a meaningful experience.

Jaqi always tries to put herself in our patients’ shoes and truly understand their situation and concerns.

Interesting Fact:

The soundtrack of Jaqi’s life would be the theme song from the show “Friends.”

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Patient Care Coordinator

JeNette moved to the Bitterroot Valley from Sidney, MT, in 2006. She is married with a beautiful baby girl and two wonderful dogs.

JeNette is exceptionally detail-oriented and loves all the “behind the scenes” work at our office. JeNette plays an important role in helping our patients with their insurance needs and paperwork. She loves being part of the process to help our patients get the smile they love and deserve.

Interesting Fact:

Outside the office, JeNette and her husband love traveling, camping, boating, exploring, and hiking with their dogs.

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Certified Dental Assistant

Melinda is from Bitterroot Valley and has been happily married for more than 20 years. She is the proud mother of three and has three wonderful grandkids.

She is an amazing team member with a hardworking and driven personality. She takes her job very seriously and is incredibly proud of the role she plays in her patients’ lives. She loves interacting with patients and helping them achieve the smile of their dreams.

Interesting Fact:

Melinda’s mother is her hero. She has inspired her to be the wife, mother, and grandmother she is today.

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Dental Assistant

McKayla is the daughter of Melinda, our Lead Dental Assistant here at Canyon View DentalVisit our homepage. It was her mom who motivated her to pursue a dental career.

For her, the best part of her job is building relationships with our patients.

McKayla was born and raised in Hamilton, MT. She enjoys getting to interact with patients while helping everyone achieve their dream smile.

Interesting Fact:

McKayla won first place as a Junior Olympic Boxer.

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Office Tour
From our modern technology to our kids' "No Cavity Club," we have everything your family needs for exceptional dental care.
Welcome to Your New Dental Home!

We desire for all patients to feel part of our family from the moment you arrive. We’ll warmly greet you at our front desk, help you get comfortable, and review your paperwork.

Experience Family-Style Care

We are focused on making your experience comfortable and unique. We really listen to you and address your primary concerns while placing your comfort as our top priority.

A Positive Atmosphere

We are a patient-first practice. Our team is here to care for your individual needs in a compassionate, upbuilding, and comprehensive way.

Great Technology, Great Dentistry

At Canyon View DentalLearn about us on the homepage, innovation is part of our office culture. With our modern technology and advanced techniques, we’ll provide your family with the high-quality care you deserve.

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