Your smile is your most distinguishing feature… we make it unforgettable!
Speaker 1: I love coming to Dr. Stuart's office because it feels like I'm seeing my friends and I feel like they're like family. They know who I am. They ask me personal questions. They know about my life.
Speaker 2: Dr. Stuart himself is an awesome guy. He's really nice, makes you feel comfortable, you know. Everything just seems to go really smoothly here.
Speaker 3: Legacy Smiles’ staff is very great about explaining what they're going to do next, the steps they're going to take, how long it's going to be. They're very informative and it kind of eases your mind a little bit.
Speaker 4: They're really good on the scheduling. They get you in and out. Lisa does a really good job at making sure that you find something that's convenient for you. They're very flexible.
Speaker 5: I've had a few times where I've had to make appointments, and I know that he's been at home with his family, and he's always willing to come in and help out. He's been very supportive. He's always willing to go the extra.
Speaker 6: You know, the way he presents the care and treatment is a little bit easier to listen to. You don't feel like, hey, there's something wrong. You just feel like, hey, here's what we're going to do to help you improve what you have going on.
Speaker 7: They work very well with my insurance plan and just working on things if you need a payment plan. They ask you, too, “How would you like to do it? How would you like to pay for it? Can we help you?” No intimidation on that part.
Speaker 8: It was a very good investment for me to do what I did here, and I don't feel self-conscious about smiling anymore.
Speaker 9: You never really think about a dentist as being somebody important in your life, but they truly are. I've recommended Dr. Stuart and his staff to a number of people because if you want the best, this is it.
Dr. Michael Stuart and his staff at Legacy Smiles proudly serve the population of Billings, MT, and the surrounding communities. For nearly 30 years, your dentist in Billings has been providing excellent quality dentistry to families from all across the area.
We offer preventive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and everything in between. Our services include professional teeth whitening, Invisalign orthodontics, veneers, dental implants, implant-retained dentures, TMJ treatment, gum disease treatment, sedation dentistry, dental crowns and bridges, oral surgery, tooth extractions, and emergency services.
We strive to provide a comfortable, convenient atmosphere that is perfect for children and older adults alike. Our primary goal is to build relationships with each of our patients and to keep their best interests in mind. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch care with a personal touch. We do this by using state of the art technology and a wide range of comfort options.
Dr. Stuart understands dental anxiety and offers a customized experience for each patient. He and his staff strive to ease your concerns by spending time with you, listening to you, and answering your questions, all in his semi-private treatment rooms. Our goal is to make sure our patients understand the procedures we recommend and are up-to-date on the best methods of home health care. We want our patients to feel comfortable and happy about the care they are receiving at our office. Dr. Stuart offers four levels of sedation for each patient’s treatment, including the option of having our dental anesthesthetist, Dr. Ryan Larsen, come to our practice for your care. At Legacy Smiles, we also offer warm blankets, a pillow for your neck, headphones to listen to, and a refreshing mouthwash with a warm towel afterwards.
We also focus on making sure our patients understand the procedures we recommend and are up-to-date on the best methods of home health care. We want our patients to feel comfortable and happy about the care they are receiving at our office.
In my effort to always deliver excellence, obviously that means that we have got to stay on the forefront of technology, historically speaking. Nowadays, computers in every operatory are just standard. You are just going to see that, but I have been doing that for 27 years. Since then, we were among probably among the first to adopt everything digital so we have gone to digital X-rays. Digital X-rays, they actually produce ninety percent less radiation. Less radiation exposure to the patient is ninety percent less than on your conventional X-ray that we used to use. That is a huge reduction. We recently purchased a cone beam CT scan which also – the traditional CAT scans that you get at hospital is a different type of technology and much, much more radiation. The newer cone beams deliver, once again, deliver a fraction of the radiation, and we get literally a really cool three-dimensional picture that we can spin in space and look at it just like a CAT system that improves our diagnostic abilities probably a thousand fold. Just with it alone, just within the past month, we have found things with that that previously would have gone completely undiagnosed. We wouldn't even have been able to see them let alone diagnose what was going on. That is an incredible tool.
The other thing that we were the very first people to adopt in the state of Montana was the Biolase laser. We have a lot of years of experience with that laser now. It will cut hard tissue meaning teeth and it will also cut soft tissue just by changing the settings. It is the one piece of equipment that the FDA has approved for actually cutting teeth and doing everything that we do with it.
We have always tried to be on the cutting edge of technology even with implantology. We started doing that, I had interest in that very early in my career just because, like I said, I enjoyed surgery so I thought that was the natural progression, and I wanted to see if we could give people something better than a bridge or a denture or something like that. I wanted to make things permanent but a nice balance between those two. To be able to replace a missing tooth without destroying the other teeth to do it, like with a bridge or something, is pretty nice. And so implants, I guess, is just one of those areas where we try to stay on top of technology too.
Dr. Stuart believes in the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest and greatest technology in order to provide the highest quality of care possible to his patients. Legacy Smiles employs the use of digital X-rays, intraoral cameras, cone beam CT scans, as well as text and email reminders for appointments. We also utilize laser technology to detect and remove cavities, treat gum disease, and assist in cosmetic procedures. Keeping up with the best technology aids us in providing top-notch care to our patients.
If you are looking for a dental office where you can bring your whole family, you have come to the right place. Dr. Stuart and his team are committed to serving your family with expertise and compassion.
Hours of Operation
|Monday:||8AM - 5PM|
|Tuesday:||8AM - 5PM|
|Wednesday:||8AM - 5PM|
|Thursday:||8AM - 5PM|
|Friday:||By Appointment Only|
If your kids don’t like to go to the dentist, try Dr. Stuart. Our kids love him and his team. We just visited them yesterday for our 6 month checkup and cleaning, and Brianne was awesome! When I was a kid, the dental hygienist was a lumberjack – but not Brianne, she’s very professional and mindful of each of us. I have sensitive teeth and gums, and my visit with Dr. Stuart and his team was relaxing and easy. And the receptionist Lisa is so great, she always has a smile and positive attitude…so refreshing to have a dentist like Dr. Stuart. We have been going to Dr. Stuart for over 10 years, give him a try; you and your kids will notice the difference.
Our family found the way to Legacy Smiles in the midst of an ongoing yet undiagnosed dental crisis. Fortunately, Dr. Stuart aptly diagnosed the situation and promptly referred me to an oral surgeon to bring immediate relief. Since then, our family continues to be blessed by the genuine empathy and compassion Dr. Stuart has for his patients. He openly addresses any worries or fears we have, always in an informative and respectful manner. We encounter the same high standard of care with all of the staff at Legacy Smiles. Any treatment concerns or financial issues are courteously and promptly addressed and resolved. Dr. Stuart and Legacy Smiles provide the finest professional dental services with incomparable personal care!
Thank you, Dr. Stuart, for the senior discount on the dental work you have done for Vern and me. We’re also sending ‘kudos’ for you as well as your professional and competent staff – Lisa is a gem! It has been a pleasure interacting with all of you through the years. You and Cheryl are a good team… you’re ‘easy on the mouth’!
I wanted to thank you for the excellent service and experience I receive each time I come to your office. I appreciate the warm welcome, the time you spend explaining the procedures, and the personal touch you give. You always go the extra mile and have been a wonderful blessing to my family.
My family and I have been patients of Dr. Stuart for approximately 10 years. First I established dental care, then I quickly realized my children were of age to begin dental care as well. Dr. Stuart and his team have always been amazing to work with. I have 3 children ages 14, 10, and 5. Not one of them is fearful or frightened to go to the dentist. In fact, my 10-year-old just realized this year that she is actually “getting a shot” when she comes in for dental maintenance. She got her first filling at age 4! We are treated professionally, and they are always accommodating to our scheduling needs. I have frequently recommended friends or family to Legacy Smiles and Dr. Stuart only to receive a personal thank you letter and gift as a thank you! Lisa is always on the ball with insurance claims and reminders. I just have to show up! Thank you Dr. Stuart and the team at Legacy Smiles! Your patient care and service has improved our dental health. We love you guys!
Looking for a dentist who will see you in a timely manner? How about listening to you about any fear, be they physical or financial, in a caring, friendly manner? Is taking time to explain a recommended dental procedure important? Don’t hesitate to call Dr. Michael Stuart at Legacy Smiles where you are a valued patient.
I love going to Legacy Smiles! All the staff are so friendly and make the experience a good one! I can’t wait for my next appointment!
I live in So. California and was once visiting Billings and needed to see a dentist. I tried out a few and finally settled on Dr. Stuart. He is simply the best! He extracted a lower wisdom tooth, and when the anesthetic wore off, there was no pain. Zero, zilch, nothing! He and his hygienist are also the only ones who know how to scale and plane my very sensitive mouth with no anesthetic and no pain. And all of them, including the office manager, are very pleasant and accommodating. I highly recommend them. And I, myself, scheduled my dental work for when I was going to be in Helena, MT, then drove 4 hours each way to see this very special dentist. Well worth your while to check him out.
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