Meet the Dental Office Staff

Dr. Samuel L. Stokke

Erica and Sam
Dr. Stokke graduated in 1979 from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. He graduated from the University of Pacific Dental School in San Francisco in 1982. He enjoys keeping current with the latest techniques and materials by attending continuing education courses. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Montana Dental Association, and 9th District Dental Society.
Dr. Stokke also participates in the Thanksgiving “Giving Back to Billings” to those in need in the Billings, Laurel, and surrounding areas. His many interests and hobbies include hunting, fishing, and raising Black Angus cattle. He is a member of Ducks Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He has been married for over 30 years to his wife Lorna and has two children: Zach (married to Halee) lives in Laurel and works in the Billings area as an electrical apprentice, and Erica who has now joined the practice.

Dr. Erica R. Stokke

Dr. Erica R. Stokke - Gentle Dental Car in Laurel and Billings, MT
Dr. Erica R. Stokke graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2015 in the top 10% of her class. Upon graduation she was inducted into the OKU National Honor Society. Following graduation she elected to complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. There she obtained extensive training in dental implants, intravenous sedation dentistry, dentoalveolar surgery and medically complex patients.

Dr. Erica R. Stokke is excited to be home and serve her local community in Laurel and Billings, MT. When not in the office, she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Employee Bios


Amy Dahl

Amy Dahl - Pediatric Gentle Dental Care in Laurel and Billings, MT
I have been in dentistry for 13 years. I graduated in 2000 from Sheridan, Wyoming, as a dental hygienist. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and like to garden and spend time outside.

Sandra Pitts

Deanna Jagers - Dental Care in Laurel and Billings, MT
I have been in the dental field for 21 years working in a variety of specialties and offices. I enjoy quilting, kayaking, and hiking with my husband. We have four children and four grandchildren that we enjoy visiting.