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Troy R. Shaw,


Dr. Troy R. Shaw is an orthodontist in Missoula, Montana with satellite offices in both Ronan and Thompson Falls, Montana. He focuses on providing superior orthodontic treatment to children and adults. Dr. Shaw has been creating beautiful smiles since 1997.

After graduating from the University of Louisville School of dental Medicine at the pinnacle of his class, he completed General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then completed a very competitive two-year, intense Orthodontic Specialty Residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he received his Proficiency in Orthodontics and a Masters Degree in Orthodontics.

He stays on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in orthodontics by maintaining memberships with numerous prestigious organizations. Dr. Shaw is actively involved in the American Association if Orthodontists as well as the American Dental Association. He has volunteered his time and served multiple positions, including President of the Montana State Orthodontic Society as well as President of the local chapter of the Montana Dental society.

One of Dr. Shaw’s greatest influences growing up was his own neighborhood orthodontist. He believes in giving back to the community. Dr. Shaw volunteers his time and resources to many causes and charitable organizations in the community and continues to strive to improve the lives of people in the communities in which he lives and serves.

Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Erin and their two children, the outdoors, horses, and being at the lake.

Meet Our Team


Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator

Toni graduated from the Helena College of Technology where she studied the Medical Secretary Program. She has been employed in the medical field for decades. Toni has enjoyed the specialty of orthodontics for 25+ years. She joined Dr. Shaw in the fall of 1997. Toni and her husband Dustin have one child, Danny. Toni enjoys spending time with Dustin and Danny, fly fishing, attending Grizzly Football games, shopping, dining with her sisters, and spending time with her nephews. Meeting our new patients and getting them started with their orthodontics is so rewarding. Toni feels very fortunate to be able to work in such a positive and rewarding career.


Administrative Coordinator

Katie is originally from Helena, Montana. She came to Missoula in 2005 to attend the University of Montana. She has a Business Entrepreneur and Management Degree and has been a Licensed Certified Massage Therapist since 2007. She is excited to be working for Dr. Shaw as her father was an Orthodontist for 30+ years, and she is very comfortable in the field of orthodontics.

You will find Katie living and playing in our lovely Missoula and taking full advantage of the beautiful state we live in. She loves to garden, backpack, hike, ski, and cook. If you see her with her boyfriend Travis and their dog Riddick on the trails, stop and say hello!            


Clinic Coordinator

Charity started her orthodontic career in 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She joined Dr. Shaw’s team in 2002 as a clinician and is also the clinical coordinator. Charity enjoys spending time with her husband Kelly; they have a son Braxton and a daughter MaeLee and have lived in the Frenchtown area since 2002. Charity loves her animals, enjoys camping and taking trips back to Utah to visit her family. Charity enjoys working with the patients and her fellow technicians to create beautiful smiles!


Orthodontic Assistant

David graduated from dental assisting school at Bitterroot College, in Hamilton, MT. He joined our office team as orthodontist assistant in 2021. He enjoys the field of dentistry, specifically orthodontics and is always happy to help people. His calm approach is an asset to our office family. In his private time, David really enjoys cliff jumping, hiking, tennis, video games, and spending time with his family and friends.  


Orthodontic Assistant

Mel joined our office in 2021 as a clinic assistant. After many years of working in financial accounting, Mel wanted to make a career change to interact more with people. She started in pediatric dentistry and then into general dentistry before finally fulfilling her passion for working in Orthodontics. Mel loves being a mom of two kids. She enjoys fly fishing, visiting hot springs around MT and attending concerts.

Why We’re Unique

Dr. Shaw has been in practice since 1997. He is one of the longest practicing orthodontists in Missoula. Dr. Shaw and his team have created over 6,000 beautiful smiles and counting! We serve the Missoula area as well as the Mission Valley by having a satellite office in Ronan.

  • NO professional referral required
  • Complimentary initial exam
  • Affordable, flexible, and interest fee financial arrangements
  • Our financial team will confirm orthodontic benefits and submit all claims
  • Preferred provider for Invisalign and Invisalign Teen
  • Knowledgeable and caring team members with over 75 years combined experience
  • Patient reward programs with great prizes
  • Family Care Program (fee discount for additional family members)
  • Comfortable and Inviting Waiting Area for Children and Adults
  • Wi-fi
  • Two great locations

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