Meet Our Team

Tyson Gundersen, DMD

Dr. Tyson 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 clinical hypnosis courses. 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, Oregon, area.

Dr. Gundersen has an instilled 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.

Dr. Gundersen regularly continues his education to stay ahead of the curve:

2019

  • Implant Educator’s Digital Dentistry Course
  • Surgical Guide Fabrication
  • 3D Printing
  • In-Office Clear Orthodontic Aligners

2018

  • Russo Seminars Hands-On for Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting with Implant Emphasis

2015-2018

  • Gordon Christensen courses
  • Oral Surgery
  • Implant Level 1
  • Implant Level 2
  • Endodontics with John West
  • Cone Beam Imaging with Dale Miles
  • Periodontology with John Suzuki
  • Local Dental Society CE Monthly

Affiliations

Born and raised in southeast Idaho, Dr. Gundersen established a great love of the outdoors. He 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, Brendie, and five kids: Hank, Luke, Jack, Jane and Rhett.

Meet Our Team

Our experienced dentist and team at Silver Creek Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry strive for friendly and helpful dental service in a fun and upbeat atmosphere. As your one-stop dental practice in Butte, Montana, we offer a diverse range of services that address your unique needs and bring you back to proper health in a short period of time. Call us at 406-494-7058 today to learn more from our knowledgeable team.

Kristie

Front Office

Joining us in 2019, Kristie grew up in Bozeman and moved to Butte in 2016. She loves the fun and friendly atmosphere at our practice. In her free time, Kristie loves spending time with her husband, Travis, and her son, Odin. She also loves football, rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and the MSU Bobcats.

Lauren

Font Office

Lauren joined our team in July 2020. She loves seeing our patients’ confidence rise after they visit us and enjoys the friendly atmosphere of Silver Creek Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry.

Lauren is a mother to a little boy and a little girl. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and watching the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills.

Amber

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amber attended Fortis College in Salt Lake City, Utah, before joining our team in November 2020. She loves being part of a fun and happy team!

Amber grew up in East Helena, Montana. Her hobbies include riding her 4-wheeler, reading, and hanging out with her family and friends.

Raney

Registered Dental Hygienist

Raney attended Great Falls College and Montana State University, graduating in 2019. She joined our team in 2021 and enjoys the great team dynamic of our office. She appreciates the laid-back atmosphere of our practice, which makes it easy to enjoy her time in the office. Raney works to assist in any way possible and strives to be a valued member of our team.

Raney has a dog named Beau, and when not in the office, she enjoys being active. She can often be found outdoors, hunting or paddling around in her kayak. When not outdoors, Raney likes to read and write, work on projects, and catch up on her favorite TV shows.

Amanda

Dental Assistant

Joining our practice in 2015, Amanda has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. She loves to see our patients happy and to meet new people. She was born and raised in Butte, Montana. Amanda is married, with a little boy and enjoys quality time with her family. Together, they enjoy camping and enjoying the fresh air.