Meet Our Team

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Glacier Dental Group Team











Krista, Dental Hygienist

Dr. Keim and Krista have been working together since Glacier Dental Group opened our doors in 2006.  She received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Sheridan College and has been working in dentistry for many years.   Krista enjoys providing patients with gentle but thorough dental cleanings; maintaining the highest standard of care is her top priority.  Krista has helped plan local hygiene continuing education. Her community service includes providing volunteer hygiene treatment through the project homeless Connect Dental Clinic and participating in the Give Kids a Smile school dental program. Krista was born and raised in the Flathead Valley where she is pleased to make her home with her husband, Kurt, and wonderful young children.  Krista enjoys skiing, running, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family.

  Krista Leukuma
Pam Yeager  

Pam, Dental Hygienist

Pam has been with Glacier Dental Group since our doors opened in 2006, but she has many more years of dental experience.  She received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association.  She values the relationships she’s built over the years with our patients, many of whom she calls her friends.  Outside of our office, Pam helps residents at several local nursing homes with their oral hygiene.  She serves as a triage specialist at Shepherd’s Hand Free Dental Clinic and has been an active participant in the project Homeless Connect Dental Clinic. Pam and her husband, Bill, have adopted Montana and love the outdoors. They devote endless hours and energy to updating and maintaining their beloved one-hundred-year-old home near Kila. Pam and Bill have a deep love and respect for animals. They spend as much time as possible with their children and grandchildren.

Makenna, Dental Assistant

Makenna has been a dental assistant since 2010 and was trained for her position on the job by Dr. Keim. She graduated from Flathead Valley Community College in 2010 with a Pharmacy Technical Certificate and is also certified in Dental Radiography Health and Safety. She is OSHA and CPR certified.  She enjoys contributing to our community by serving as a coordinator for the Shepherd’s Hand Free Dental Clinic, as well as volunteering as a dental assistant for Project Homeless Connect and the Sealants for Smiles program. Makenna is a Flathead Valley native and graduated from FHS in 2004. Makenna and her husband, Tyler, have three beautiful young children. They all love the Montana outdoors and enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting with their families.

  Makenna Just 

Alicia Leukuma  

Bridgette, Dental Assistant

Bridgette comes to Glacier Dental group from Choteau, MT where she first started in the dental profession in 2011. Bridgette was raised in Wisconsin where she received her Bachelor’sDegree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.  She later moved to Montana where she met her husband, Dr. Sam Maltby. With his growing staffing needs at his practice in Choteau, he convinced her to pursue a dental career.  She wore several hats in the Choteau office of which included office manager, administrative assistant and dental assistant. During this time, Bridgette also coordinated Sealants for Smiles!, a non-profit school-based sealant program which serves children at no cost.  In 2017, Bridgette and her husband relocated to the valley to join Glacier Dental Group with Dr. Dave Keim. Since the transition, Bridgette and her husband have enjoyedbeing apart of an incredible dental team! She is certified in Dental Radiography Health and Safety and CPR.  Bridgette enjoys competitive swimming, mountain biking, backpacking and time with her husband and dogs. 

Charlis, Office Coordinator

Charlis is the Front Office Coordinator and Insurance Specialist for Glacier Dental Group where she has been an integral part of our office since 2007.  Charlis has worked in the medical field for many years and will work hard to meet your scheduling and financial needs.  Charlis enthusiastically volunteers in her community where she served six years as the Luminaria Chairman for the Columbia Falls Relay for Life, an event with which she still remains involved. She is an active member of United Methodist Church of Columbia Falls and she has volunteered in Kalispell by participating with others from our office in Project Homeless Connect. Charlis and her husband, Paul, have been happily married for 37 years. Together, they love spending time with their two children and grandchildren, good friends and neighbors. They truly love traveling and riding their bikes.

 Charlis Dube

Amanda, Front Office

Amanda has recently joined Glacier Dental Group and offers a warm welcome and positive, caring experience each time a patient visits our office.  She is a Montana native and has previous dental experience here in Montana.  Amanda and her husband, Jeff, enjoy fishing, hunting, riding their motorcycles, boating, rafting and spending time with family.  

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