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They're all related and they all begin with excellent family dentistry. You need the best dental care possible. Whether you just need a regular check-up, or more sophisticated dental treatment, Sandcreek Dental will strive to understand your needs and surpass your expectations.

We look forward to brightening your smile with the same attentive care, gentle technique, and conscientious service that we've given to thousands of satisfied visitors.


We provide gentle comprehensive dental care in a modern technology focused practice. We are leaders in Eastern Montana for advanced dental care. From IV Sedation, to Same Day Crowns, to Full Mouth Rehabilitations, we are the clear choice for you and your families dental health. Our friendly warm staff will help you feel right at home during the entire process. Painless and compassionate dental work is done while you are focused on the TV directly above your head using noise-cancelling Bose headphones.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Calkins

Dr. Calkins was raised in Utah and Colorado. He received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University - Idaho and graduated from Creighton School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska—one of the top dental schools in the country. Matt's wife Kandace was born and raised in Savage on a family farm. He has enjoyed being able to practice dentistry in Glendive and has grown a real love for the town and its people. He loves spending time with his wife, two boys and two little daughters, including going on hikes in Makoshika and riding dirt bikes around Glendive. In his free time Dr. Calkins enjoys hunting pheasants, weight lifting, playing volleyball and watching movies with his family. As a dentist, his main focus is helping patients feel comfortable and allowing them to choose the type of dentistry that best fits their needs.

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Dr. Patrick Lahiff

Dr. Patrick Lahiff was born and raised in Riverview Michigan. Patrick attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree, from which he graduated with distinction. After graduation, Patrick went on to attend Creighton School of Dentistry, during which he served as class president all four years. Patrick finished his dental requirements early on and is graduating at the top of his class. Patrick is a talented individual with many hobbies! He recently completed his instrument rating as a pilot, allowing him to fly an airplane with no visuals. Patrick also enjoys woodworking, playing musical instruments and going hiking. He is looking forward to meeting all of you, going on hikes in Makoshika and taking advantage of all that Glendive has to offer. Dr. Lahiff is available to see patients starting this June.


—Heather S.

"Love this office. Breann is such a amazing hygienist, kind and gentle and treats our children so great. The staff works wonderfully together to explain everything. I would highly recommend."

—Pam P.

"Very professional & made me feel comfortable * They LISTEN to me * I wasn't rushed in & out! * My husband finally went to the dentist & says he will go back to them!"

—Cody H.

"My 11 yr old son had to go in for teeth extractions and the staff was very supportive of him, kept him calm and talked to him about his procedure. It was an awesome experience."

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