At Hamilton Advanced Dentistry, we strive to provide our patients with quality dental service in a comfortable environment.


Eli Johnson

Dr. Eli Johnson has been providing dental services to Hamilton and the surrounding Bitterroot Valley since June 2007. After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery or DDS degree from Creighton University, he purchased his dental practice from Dr. James W. Olson, who started and ran the practice for over 30 years. In 2013, after working alongside Dr. Michael Taylor for 7 years, Dr. Johnson purchased Dr. Taylor’s practice upon his retirement after more than 30 years practicing in Hamilton. Prior to dental school, Dr. Johnson received a Bachelors of Science from Weber State University in Ogden, UT with studies in Microbiology. Outside the office, Eli enjoys the outdoors. He is an avid hunter and loves fly fishing. He is very involved in his church and with his family. Eli married his beautiful wife, Trieste, in 2000 and has three wonderful daughters Madison, Brynne and Mariah.

Daniel Wharton

Dr. Daniel Wharton was born in Billings, Montana and graduated from Skyview High School in 2005. Dr. Wharton went on to an undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, graduating in 2010. He attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and obtained his DDS in May of 2015. Being a native of Montana, Dr. Wharton has always had a desire to open a practice in Montana. When the opportunity arose, he seized it and has not looked back, opening Wharton Family Dentistry in August 2015. In January 2017, Dr. Wharton combined his practice with Dr. Johnson and Hamilton Advanced Dentistry opened in January 2017. Dr. Wharton has a passion for dentistry and the safety and comfort of his patients. In his free time, Dr. Wharton loves to hunt, ski, fish, and watch college football. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Becky, their two sons, his family and friends.


Tam has been married for 48 years to her husband Glen. They have lived in the valley for 14 years. She has two children and two grandchildren. She has been working in the dentistry field for 25 years as a dental hygienist for 18 years. She loves working as a hygienist and seeing smiling faces.


Becca has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for the past 20 years. After growing up in beautiful Corvallis, Montana, she attended Carroll College in Helena, Montana, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Dental Hygiene. Becca always provides quality care, is compassionate, loves working with people, and is gentle in her treatment of patients. Outside of the office, Becca enjoys family time, is an avid downhill skier as a member of the Lost Trail Ski Patrol, wood carver, quilter and white water rafter.


Beth graduated in 1986 from Oregon Health and Sciences University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys working with people to help them achieve good health. Beth has been caring for patients in the Bitterroot Valley since 1997 and a a gentle, but thorough approach to dentistry with a positive attitude is important to her. Outside the dental office, Beth enjoys hiking, skiing, reading, crafts and her three children, Carly, Jenny and Cole.


Nicole has wanted to be a dental hygienist since she was 16 years old. She attended dental hygiene school at Dixie State in St. George, Utah. Nicole graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2011. After graduation, she participated in a two month humanitarian trip to South and Central America with the United States Navy. While there, she had the opportunity to serve each participating host nation with dental hygiene services. Nicole has served as an adjunct professor at Salt Lake Community College. In addition to dental hygiene, Nicole graduated from Cameo College of Essential Beauty as a Master Esthetician. She is certified in microblading and permanent cosmetics. Nicole has an adventurous spirit. She has gone sky diving, and enjoys dirt biking, wake surfing, traveling, and concerts.

Dental Assistant

Lori and her husband moved to the valley after her husband retired from the Marine Corps. She has a daughter, Leia, and twin boys, Erik & Brad. Lori loves her job and the people she works with. Her patients are one of the most important things to her and she wants them to be comfortable and have fun.

Dental Assistant

Lacey has been working in the medical field for seven years and has been working as a chair side dental assistant for five years. She enjoys her job and loves helping people. On her down time she loves spending time with her husband and daughter along with her three labs. Hunting, fishing and camping are some of her favorite hobbies.

Dental Assistant

Dawn was born and raised here in Montana. She has been a dental assistant for 30+ years. Dawn enjoys taking care of patients and being a part of a great working team. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends.

Front Desk

Noani has been a dental assistant for 20 years. Born and raised in Oregon, Noani settled in the Bitterroot Valley in 1999. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys hunting and camping with her three children and two dogs.

Front Desk

Pamela has worked in the dental field for 30 years. She enjoys making patients feel comfortable and chatting with them about gardening, quilting, the history of the Bitterroot Valley, and their own life experiences. Pamela has lived in the Bitterroot Valley for the past 24 years with her husband and son. Her son recently enlisted in the Army. In her free time, Pamela enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, exploring the great outdoors, and simple Sunday dinners. Pamela is living her wonderful life to the fullest!

Front Desk

Tammy loves working in the dental office. The staff is wonderful and the patients are a pleasure to get to know. In her down time, Tammy enjoys being outdoors, taking photos, exploring Montana, training her two german shepherds, and spending time with her family.