Meet the Team
Dr. Brad Hobson
Dr. Hobson was born and raised in a large family in Boise, ID. He quickly learned his place as the seventh of eight children as he gained skills of listening, watching and observing the behavior of his older siblings to thrive and avoid their pitfalls. Little did he realize the skills he polished as a child would be invaluable as a dentist. Dr. Hobson strives to observe and listen to each of his patients and treat him or her individually according to their personal needs.
He received his undergraduate Bachelor degrees at both Brigham Young University in Provo (BS Business), Utah and Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, ID (BS Biology) and earned his Doctorate at Indiana University Purdue University of Indiana in Indianapolis (DDS). One of Dr. Hobson’s favorite things to do is attend high-quality continuing education seminars across the country. He is a life-long student that prioritizes staying current with modern and proven dentistry.
Dr. Hobson practiced dentistry in Lewiston, Idaho prior to relocating to Great Falls. He loves living in Great Falls with his wife and four children. Dr. Hobson enjoys, biking on the River’s Edge Trail, fly fishing on the MightyMo, camping, hiking, boating and spending time with his family. Dr. Hobson is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Montana Dental Association, and the Idaho State Dental Association.
Melissa – Hygienist
Born and raised in Great Falls, Melissa started her dental career as a dental assistant in 2000 and then went back to school for her dental hygiene degree.
Melissa graduated from the MSU-COT’s dental hygiene program in 2004, and joined our dental hygiene team in December 2010. She will be cleaning your teeth, providing oral health education and can answer questions on needed treatment. If you see Melissa for your hygiene needs you will likely feel like Melissa is one of your close friends. She will help you feel welcomed and will ensure your oral health is in top condition.
Outside the office you can find Melissa cheering on her daughters at their sporting events, yelling at the TV with her husband while watching the Minnesota Vikings, or pursing her passion for photography!
Linsey – Hygienist
Linsey was raised in Ulm and has worked in medical professions throughout her adult life. She completed the Dental Hygiene Program at Great Falls College-MSU in 2018 and joined our team in 2022.
Linsey prides herself on a lecture free approach to oral health education. With an understanding that life can force our oral health to the back seat, she enjoys seeing patients that may have taken a break from their dental visits and are ready to make their oral health a priority again. Linsey strives to help patients conquer anxiety and transform their thoughts on dentistry and home care in a relaxed, compassionate and professional setting using thorough clinical skills.
In her home life you will find her exploring the mountains, camping and snowboarding. Rarely sitting still Linsey and her family soak in all the beauty that Montana living has to offer.
Justine – Hygienist
Justine is a caring hygienist that joined our team in 2022. She was born in Great Falls and raised in the beautiful town of Highwood. In 2008 Justine graduated from the MSU-COT’s dental hygiene program. She has been practicing in Great Falls ever since.
Helping people improve their general health by encouraging good oral hygiene and complete dental care, is Justine’s main goal. Once you sit in her chair, she will make you feel comfortable and valued. She believes every patient deserves quality care and compassion.
Justine enjoys time at home with her husband, two kids, dog and horses. When she’s not in the office, she spends her time pursing her passion for home design.
JoanAne – Dental Assistant
Jo was born and raised in Shelby where her family owns and operates a farm. She graduated from the MSU-COT dental assisting program in 2008 and has been helping patients at our office since May 2012. Jo adds a very gentle touch to your appointment and is excellent at ensuring every patient is as comfortable as they can be while in the dental office.
Outside the Office you can find Jo spending time with her Husband and two sons. Jo also enjoys camping, golfing, and bringing her sons back to the family farm where she was raised.
Jayden – Dental Assistant
Jayden was born and raised in Missoula and has worked in the dental field since 2012. Jayden has experience assisting in a pediatric office as well as other specialty offices. She enjoys making sure all patients feel comfortable in the dental chair for treatment, especially kiddos. She also has a keen eye for the esthetic side of dentistry.
Outside of the office she enjoys spending time in the outdoors hunting, hiking, rafting and dirt bike riding with her husband and daughter.
Amy is originally from Washington State but has lived in Great Falls since 2004. She handles front office operation and management. She graduated from Bellingham Vocational Technical College with a degree in Dental Assisting, which allows her to assist Dr. Hobson whenever the need arises. Amy joined the team in 2009.
When Amy isn’t at the office you will find her spending time with her husband, three children, and grandchildren. She enjoys cooking, sewing, camping and discovering new places in Montana.
Born and raised here in Great Falls, Ashley has over 18 years of Patient Coordinator experience, she became part of our team in 2020. Ashley adds sunshine to each day and greets everyone with a warm smile.
Outside of the office, you can find Ashley spending time with her husband, two sons and their dog. Ashley enjoys stargazing on camping trips, cheering at her boys’ sporting events, traveling the world, skunking her husband at cribbage and sipping on wine with her sister.
DR BRAD HOBSON
Great Falls, MT 59405