Meet Dr. Turley, Dr. Thompson, Dr. Rath, Dr. Elford,
Dr. Colbert & Dr. Hirt
Turley Dental Care is part of a 29-year Billings tradition of dental comfort & care. The doctors & staff of Turley Dental Care are continually educating themselves on the latest, most effective & comfortable dental techniques available. We offer you & your family the most advanced, comfortable, personalized & antiseptic dental care.
Dr. James E. Turley
Dr. Turley is part of a 29 year Billings’ tradition of dental comfort & comprehensive care. He is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. Dr Turley has dedicated his practice to providing the best dentistry has to offer. He is continually educating himself & his staff about the latest dental advances in order to offer state-of-the-art, personalized dental care.
Dr. Lisa Thompson
Dr. Thompson has been with Turley Dental Care since 2008. She & her husband are both originally from Billings & were happy to come back to Billings to start a family. Dr. Thompson graduated from Montana State University-Bozeman & then attended dental school at University of Minnesota where she earned her DDS degree. She is involved with the Montana Dental Association, the Beartooth Study Club, the Academy of General Dentistry & the American Dental Association. Orthodontics is a passion of Dr. Thompson’s & she has become a provider of Fastbraces & a preferred provider of Invisalign. She has also attended multiple continuing education courses to continue to deliver the highest quality of dental care. Dr. Thompson gives each patient a comfortable experience while delivering the highest quality of dental care.
Dr. Rebecca Rath
Dr. Rath was born & raised in Billings. She recently moved back to Billings after obtaining her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Oregon Health & Science University in 2010. She has experience in Community Health as well as private practice. Dr. Rath especially enjoys oral surgery & improving the smile & confidence of her patients. Dr. Rath is excited to be back home! Outside of the office, she enjoys the outdoors, traveling (especially to warm places) & photography.
Dr. Kalli Elford
Turley Dental Care is excited to welcome Dr. Kalli Elford to the practice.
Dr. Elford received her dental degree from the Oregon Health & Science University She brings with her a gentle touch & a wealth of knowledge.
As a patient, you’ll benefit from her experience, her detail-oriented approach
& her commitment to your continued oral health. She is excited to be part
of the Turley Dental Care team & the Billings community. Currently, Dr. Elford is seeing patients Monday through Saturday in our office.
Dr. Caitlin Colbert
Dr. Colbert is from Laurel, Montana & is excited to be practicing in Billings! She has a deep rooted interest & passion for dentistry, beginning with getting braces at age eleven. She studied biology & chemistry at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota & continued her education at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, earning her DDS degree. Dr. Colbert’s hobbies include: reading, watching movies, biking a& playing games with family &friends.
Dr. Christopher Hirt
Dr. Hirt joined Turley Dental Care in 2004. Originally from Billings, Dr. Hirt is proud to practice in his hometown. After graduating from Montana State University Billings, he attended dental school at Oregon Health Science University, where he earned his DMD. With an interest in dental implants & continuing education focused on surgery, he has been awarded a Fellowship to the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. To maximize comfort during advanced procedures, Dr. Hirt has been trained in IV sedation. In addition to learning techniques to deliver the highest quality dental care, Dr. Hirt has been very active in the Montana Dental Association. He has served as the Secretary/Treasurer, President-Elect & President of the Montana Dental Association. His dedication to dentistry & his patients has earned him a Fellowship to the International College of Dentists & the American College of Dentists, both organizations that recognizes integrity, leadership & service. Dr. Hirt gives every patient a personalized & comfortable experience that makes them smile!
Turley Dental Care Team
The team at Turley Dental Care has over 230 years combined experience in dental care. They are dedicated individuals who are knowledgeable, well-trained & who work hard to deliver the highest quality patient care. Turley Dental Care is proud & thankful to have such a loyal & caring staff to make our patients comfortable & give them the best dental experience possible.
Why Patients Love Turley Dental Care…
“I received excellent professional care & comfort. Now I have the greatest smile. I’m not afraid to talk to people & I’m always smiling. Thanks so much.”
–Jim Werning, Edgar
“How fortunate & blessed I was to have picked Dr. Turley. Not only did he & his entire staff treat me with sincere compassion & gentleness, but they gave me back my smile & confidence. Cheryl spent numerous hours on financing & making sure that this dream of mine was going to come true. The entire staff always made sure I was comfortable to rid me of fear.”
–Marie Burch, Billings
“Dr. Hirt took great interest in repairing my tooth, as if I had been a longtime patient. I had been a patient of another dentist for the past few years & have never received such extended care. The friendliness, sincerity & care your staff are beyond the norm.”
–Patricia Roma, Laurel