Dr. Maltby received his B.S. in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. During his senior year at MSU, Dr. Maltby received an Award of Excellence for his commitment to community service as well as his outstanding academic achievements. He also was one of two Montana residents selected to receive WICHE funding, allowing him to attend an out-of-state dental school without paying out-of-state tuition. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at University of Washington in 2011. While in school he performed research in the Oral Medicine Department under Dr. Edmond Truelove studying the use of narrow spectrum wavelength light for early detection of oral cancer. Due to their success of their research, their work was eventually published in the Academy of General Dentistry in July 2011. Upon graduation, Dr. Maltby received an award from the Academy of Osseointegration for his excellence in implant surgery. Additionally he received an Award for Excellence while serving in the Dental Urgent Care Clinic. Dr. Maltby returned to his hometown of Choteau, Montana where he practiced for the next five years. There, he served a three year term on the Advisory Board for the Great Falls Hygiene School and currently volunteers for the statewide school-based sealant program, Sealants for Smiles!. Upon entering the Flathead Valley in January 2017 he also started volunteering at the Shepherd’s Hand Clinic. Outside of the dental office, Dr. Maltby loves spending time with his wife, Bridgette, and their two dogs. They love the outdoors and everything the Flathead valley has to offer! Dr. Maltby feels blessed to call the valley his new home.