Dr. Scott Manhart is highly regarded among the community of dentists in Billings, MT. He and his team of dental hygienists and clinical assistants will discuss available options with you for your dental problems, and they will try to find the best solution that will help you.
Manhart graduated with a degree in human genetics from University of Wisconsin, Madison. He enrolled at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis in 1982. During his training he focused on periodontics, pathology, and endodontics, and continued his interest in genetics through the University of Minnesota Twin Research Project. In 1986, Manhart graduated with honors from Minnesota.
Following graduation, Manhart spent four years working with the U.S. Public Health Service in New Mexico. During this time, his work focused on general and restorative dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and community public health. He continued to be in involved in research, coordinating study populations for the National Institutes of Health.
In 1990, Manhart entered his residency in periodontics at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln. He earned both his specialty certification and a master’s degree in immunology. His research was done in coordination with University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia; where he attended on sabbatical. In 1993, Dr Manhart received the Academy of Periodontology’s highest recognition for original research in Immunology. In 1999, he completed his board exams to become a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Ongoing Search for Knowledge
Dr. Manhart is a continual student of the developments in dentistry in particular and health care in general. He keeps himself abreast of any new innovations in the type of dental implants, oral implant procedures, surgical procedures, and more that are developed. He attends several conferences each year. In addition, Manhart has given numerous lectures and presentations before dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants in and outside of Montana.
Dr. Manhart and his family moved to Billings in 1995. His wife is very involved in the community. She has been active in PEO for many years and is currently the state officer position of this philanthropic organization. She also works at Lincoln Center in Community and Adult education where she has been instrumental in developing new curricula for computer training and dental assisting. Manhart’s two children are in their college years and have extracurricular interests in dance and hockey.
Outside of his practice, Manhart is interested in history, environmental science, forestry, and wildlife management. He works actively with his family on the reclamation of a dairy farm in Wisconsin; a project of the last 40 years. His family has been repeatedly recognized locally and nationally for their work in conservation. He likes to engage in all the activities Montana has to offer, including fishing, skiing, hiking, camping, and hunting.