Our team has deep roots in the area. Dr. Stephen Johnson has been practicing dentistry in Kalispell for over 40 years, and our staff consists of dedicated individuals who were born and raised in the area. In 2016, dentists Dr. Dan McAllister and Dr. Sarah Fontana joined Dr. Johnson’s practice and are excited to call Kalispell home. We pride ourselves on providing personalized care and excellent all-around dentistry. From teeth whitening to dental cleanings, we are Kalispell’s go-to cosmetic and general dentist.
Dr. Dan McAllister
Dr. McAllister was born and raised in Great Falls. He completed high school at Great Falls High, where he was an avid musician and wrestler for the Bison. He attended Montana State University where he graduated with honors and received Montana State’s “Award of Excellence” for outstanding scholastic performance and community involvement. He then received his dental training at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
Following dental school, Dr. McAllister served as a Captain in the United States Army. He was one of two Army dentists selected to attend the Exodontia surgical residency where he received advanced training in surgical procedures. He completed a year-long combat tour and was a top graduate from both the Army’s Air Assault School and Expert Field Medical Competition. He was selected to attend training in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, but declined to return home to Montana and be with family and friends. Dr. McAllister has a special interest in dental implants and surgery and has completed implant training at the California Implant Institute.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. McAllister enjoys exploring the local trails with his dogs and is an avid cyclist.
Dr. Sarah Fontana
Dr. Sarah Fontana grew up in Minnesota. She earned her degree in Biology at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, MN, during which time she traveled throughout the country and world on numerous healthcare related service trips. She then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, graduating with honors in restorative dentistry. Dr. Fontana has completed a wide range of continuing education courses, with special focus on prosthodontics (crowns/veneers), Invisalign, and pediatric dentistry. She enjoys working on patients of all ages and strives to create a relaxing and fun environment, knowing that going to the dentist can be difficult for many patients.
Outside of the office, Dr. Fontana enjoys spending her time outdoors (especially in Glacier), and trail running or hiking with her two boxers, Maddie and Peyton.
Dr. Stephen Johnson
Dr. Stephen Johnson also graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and moved to Kalispell in the 70’s to start his own private practice. Dr. Johnson has been involved with numerous local organizations and committees throughout the years, including rotary and the school board.
He is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and can be found enjoying Glacier and spending time with his children and grandchildren.