Meet Schuyler VanDyke, D.M.D. DABCP DABCDSM

Dr. Schuyler VanDykeDr. Schuyler VanDyke is a second-generation dentist who grew up in Choteau, MT. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Oregon Health Science University School of Dentistry in 1990 after doing her undergraduate work at Montana State University. Schuyler and her husband Duane have three children. She has lived and practiced dentistry in Conrad since 1993. Dr. VanDyke enjoys skiing, camping, and snowmobiling with her family.

Dr. VanDyke maintains active membership in several dental associations, among them the American Dental Association, the Montana Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. VanDyke is currently the only dentist in Montana with her Diplomate Degrees from the American Board of CranioFacial Pain and the American Board of CranioFacial Dental Sleep Medicine. She is Board-Eligible for her Diplomate from the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and will sit for this exam in May 2019. 

In her 28 years of practice Dr. VanDyke has engaged herself in over a thousand hours of post-graduate dental education, primarily focused in Anxiety Free dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, TMJ diagnosis and treatment, and oral appliances for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. 

Meet Chris Blixrud, DDS

Dr. Chris Blixrud, DDS grew up on the family ranch west of Choteau and attended Choteau Schools. He attended Montana State University from 1981-1985 with a major in Biomedical Sciences. He moved to St. Paul/Minneapolis in 1985 to study dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Upon graduation with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1989, he continued his post-graduate education for two years in a general practice residency. He worked at various hospitals around the Twin Cities and was Chief Resident during his second year of residency. 

Dr. Blixrud began his career in dentistry in 1991 and eventually became owner of Arcade Dental Associates. During this time, he raised four children and enjoyed the state of Minnesota. In 2018, he sold Arcade Dental Associates and is excited to return to Big Sky Country where hunting and fishing will be a great past time. He is looking forward to living on the family ranch and working outdoors.