Our Doctors

Dr. Brian Chisdak

Dr. Brian Chisdak grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and received his undergraduate degree in economics from Northwestern University in Chicago. He then graduated in 1994 from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia. From there he went on to obtain his medical degree and complete his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical School in Omaha. He is currently a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and also maintains certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Dr. Chisdak began his career in Billings, Montana in 2000. He fell in love with the Gallatin Valley and all of the outdoor activities that it has to offer and he started his practice in Bozeman, Montana in April of 2004. His practice focuses on oral, maxillofacial and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Chisdak has a great affinity for education. He is the director of the Blue Ribbon Seminars dental study group. This club includes many of Montana’s most respected and progressive dentists and is a branch of the Seattle Study Club. The club provides the member doctors with continuing education on the latest science and technology through lectures, hands-on seminars, and group discussion. He also lectures to the dental students at Montana State University and is generous with donations and scholarships geared toward education.

In his time away from the office he enjoys golf, fishing, hunting, and most things Montana has to offer. His wife, Jamie, is a board certified physician in obstetrics and gynecology. They have two beautiful children, Alexandria and Zachary.

Dr. Lance Lerner

Dr. Lance Lerner received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, his Master’s degree from Montana State University and his Dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He then joined the U.S.Naval Dental Corps where he completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. Following a tour as Head of the Oral Surgery Department, U.S. Naval Hospital, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, and an adjunct faculty position at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry; Dr. Lerner returned to Bozeman and has been in private practice since 1996.

Dr. Lerner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Association of Oral  and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of both the American and Montana Dental Associations. He is past president of the Montana 6th District Dental Society and the Montana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is the past president of the Bozeman Noon Rotary Club and board member of the Bridger Ski Foundation. Dr. Lerner is a member of the Presidents Advisory Council for Montana State University and serves as co-President with his wife Teresa of theMSU Parent Family Association. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board and as a consultant to Bacterin International in Belgrade, MT (a worldwide leader in coated medical devices and biologic tissue grafts). He is also on the Board of Directors for American Donor Services; a Minneapolis based tissue donor organization.

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