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About Clark Fork Dental


Clark Fork Dental is a full-service general dentistry practice.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of your dental care.  It is our philosophy to treat our patients how we would like to be treated, as well as, building a trust oriented and long-lasting relationship.

Dr Blackhurst and his staff will take your needs into consideration to create a personal plan which provides the best treatment available, meets your long term concerns and goals, and is feasible for your budget.   We will deliver exceptional dental healthcare by utilizing the latest materials, infection control, and advanced techniques.

It is our priority to make you feel comfortable, look great, and provide treatment that will last you a lifetime.  We look forward to welcoming you to our dental practice.  We are patient-focused and here to help you!

Meet Our Staff

Cheri Bradstreet -

Office Manager

Cheri is a native of the Bitterroot Valley with over 20-years of office experience in the dental industry.  It is a privilege to be a part of the amazing team at Clark Fork Dental, as well as, an honor assisting and getting to know all of our great patients.


Cheri and her husband share six children, two daughter in-laws, and two amazing grand-daughters all of which they are extremely proud of.  Free time will find her at the family property in Noxon fishing, exploring on four-wheelers, water recreations, searching out huckleberries, or just enjoying the beautiful scenery of Western Montana.

Doreen Weber, RDH

I have been a hygienist for 34 years, and have worked for Dr. Blackhurst for since 2014.  My husband, Brett, works in the banking industry and we have two adult boys.  One lives in Bozeman and the other here in Missoula. 
I enjoy hiking with our Boxer named Brody, kayaking, 4-wheeling, skiing - and really anything outside.  We spend as much time as possible at our lake cabin where we always seem to have a project ( or a fish that needs to be caught! ).  I also love to cook and travel.

Julie Kubik, RDH

Julie Kubik grew up in Boise, Idaho where she attended Boise State University.  She ultimately received her Registered Dental Hygiene degree at the University of Louisville Kentucky.

Julie enjoys running, skiing, mountain biking, paddle boarding, and being a mom!

Leanna Layman, RDH
Beth Fagg-
Dental Assistant
Renee Johnshoy-
Dental Assistant

Renee grew up in Missoula and has been a dental assistant since 1989.  The thing she most enjoys about working at Clark Fork Dental is getting to know her patients and giving them the best possible care.


When away from the office Renee enjoys spending time with her husband, three boys, grandchildren, friends, and her dog Charlie.  She also enjoys kickboxing, hockey, horses, and everything about living in Missoula.

Charlea DeRoche, RDH
I am an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe located in Browning MT. I am a registered dental hygienist, graduated from Great Falls College in 2021. My goal is to give back to the community by providing preventive dental services. I am passionate about building clinician-patient relationships and providing quality care. When I am away from work I enjoy hiking and spending time with my family.
Kim Hiday, RDH

Kim is a native Montanan that has been in dentistry since 1997; first as an assistant, then as an R.D.H. following graduation from MSU-COT Great Falls in 2007.  She takes great joy from getting to know our patients, as well as, aiding in their dental care by providing the most complete oral health care and education possible.  


Favorite activities are hiking with her husband and 2 pooches, supporting her 2 kiddos in all their endeavors, family road trips, exploring Yellowstone National Park, and baking.

Jennifer Verlanic-
Dental Assistant

Jennifer began her dental assisting career in 1992. She has enjoyed her years working with Dr. Spierling and is looking forward to many years with Clark Fork Dental . 

Jennifer and her husband have two children and two grandchildren. They enjoy being at the cabin, hiking, camping, floating, and being with their dogs. 

Diana Nielsen, RDH

Leanna Layman, RDH
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