Dr. Jason Tanguay, DDS

Dr. Tanguay received his DDS from the University of Washington, and completed his residency at Seattle Special Care Dentistry and Swedish Hospital. During that time, Dr. Tanguay acquired comprehensive training in pediatric dentistry, patients with complex medical and/or special needs, and advanced dental techniques, including IV sedation. Dr. Tanguay is the only general dentist on staff at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.

Ardently committed to social responsibility and building healthy communities, Dr. Tanguay, in conjunction with the Gallatin Dental Alliance, assists with the planning and coordination of elementary school dental screenings in Gallatin and Park Counties. He is also involved in the development and hands-on clinical duties of ‘Homeless Connect’, an annual, free dental clinic. And in 2012, Dr. Tanguay’s practice, Mint Dental Studio, won a Montana EcoStar Award for their pollution prevention efforts.

A member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association, Dr. Tanguay served on the Board of Directors of the Montana Dental Association and is now the vice-president of the association. Dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest evidence based dental care techniques, Dr. Tanguay is also a member of the Spear Bozeman Club, a dental study club comprised of local Gallatin Valley Dental professionals.

Prior to his career in dentistry, Dr. Tanguay taught high school science for five years and worked as a professional mountain guide, logging many impressive ascents, which include Mt. Rainier, Mt. McKinley, Kilimanjaro, Vinson Massif, and a few trips to Mt. Everest. Out of the office, Dr. Tanguay enjoys hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, and spending time with his wife Karina and three daughters, Elliana, Malina and Naya.