Dr. McDonald was born and raised in Billings MT, where his father practiced dentistry for close to 40 years. He graduated from Billings Central in 1999 and enrolled in Gonzaga University, completing his degree in biology in 2003. From there, he moved to Omaha NE to attend Creighton University School of Dentistry. In May 2007 he graduated with his doctorate of dental sciences degree and moved back to Billings.
Dr. McDonald is married to his lovely wife Halley. They have two children, Eva and Mallory. Dr. McDonald has been very involved in the community, including belonging to the West End Rotary Club and serving on the ZooMontana Board of Directors. In 2012 he was selected as the first dentist to be part of the Billings Gazette’s 40 under 40. He enjoys golfing with his wife, cooking, and a good glass of wine.
Dr. Brant was born and raised in Oregon. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1990. Dr. Brant practiced dentistry in Portland for over thirty-one years. He owned his own practice for twenty-six of those years alongside his brother, who is now a retired dentist.
Dr. Brant and his wife of thirty years, Stephanie, recently moved to Montana to be closer to their daughters, Emily and Gabby, and their son-in-laws.
In his free time, Dr. Brant enjoys listening to live music, visiting wineries with Stephanie, and exploring the outdoors with their golden retriever (Oliver) and cat (Tilly). He is also a long-time drummer.