Meet Our Team

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Family Dental Group was founded in 1983 by Dr. Doug Hadnot and Dr. Jackie Jones.

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Family Dental Group was originally at the other end of the Southgate Mall by J.C. Penny’s.

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Family Dental Group’s original location became a hockey store after we moved.

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Family Dental Group’s current location was KB Toys before we moved in.

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Family Dental Group is independent and locally owned.

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Family Dental Group does not do cost shifting. All our patients are charged the same fees.

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Family Dental Group offers a 5% discount for cash or check payments that do not involve insurance billing.

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Family Dental Group moved to their current location in 2008.

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Dr. Dusseau purchased Family Dental Group in 1999 from Dr. Doug Hadnot. Dr. Hadnot continued working here for 6 years and still comes to our Parties.

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Dr. Dusseau was selected by the Department of Defense for the Space Program. Unfortunately, no mission specialists were funded by N.A.S.A that year.

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Dr. Dusseau is an Army Combat veteran.

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Dr. Norris is a graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

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Dr. Hyvonen is a Montana native from Charlo.

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Dr. Diggs graduated cum laude with an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota.

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Dr. Norris graduated summa cum laude with and undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of New Hampshire.

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Lisa has been a dental hygienist at Family Dental Group since 2004.

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Danesa has a BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota. She graduated in 2004.

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Dr. Hyvonen was a bartender at Mr. C’s Hideaway before she went to Dental School.

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Dr. Dusseau went to Airborne School when she was in the Army. Her husband pinned her jump wings on her.

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Dr. Dusseau provided dental care for Iraqi prisoners after the Gulf War.

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Our assistant Rita has been with us longer than anyone. She joined us in 2001.

Our Team, Our Family

Annette Dusseau, DDS

Annette is a native of Berne, Indiana and received her bachelor's degree in chemistry and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at Indiana University. She spent 13 years in the Army as a dentist. Her military assignments include: Bamberg, Germany; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Fort Campbell, Kentucky. She is also a Veteran of the First Gulf War. Annette received an additional 2 years of post-doctoral training (Residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry) while she was in the Army. While on active duty Annette was selected as a Department of Defense candidate for the space program—Army Astronaut. Unfortunately, N.A.S.A. did not fund mission specialists that year so she was unable to advance to Astronaut training. Annette is also a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), a Diplomat of the American Board of General Dentistry (ABGD), a Fellow in the American College of Dentists (FACD), a Fellow in the International College of Dentists (FICD) and a member of the American Dental Association. Annette loves Montana!!! Her hobbies and interests include downhill skiing, scuba diving, hiking and camping. Her philanthropic and volunteer interests include supporting active duty Special Forces Soldiers and their families through the Montana Special Forces Association (hyperlink to sfa28.org (new tab), Montana Public Radio (phone volunteer and toothbrush challenge sponsor) and serving as Secretary/Treasurer of the Montana Academy of General Dentistry to help Montana dentists get world class hands on training without leaving the state. Annette provides dental comprehensive exams to Peace Corps candidates at no cost. She supports the Peace Corps as grass roots ambassadors for our country.

Macy Hyvonen, DMD

Dr. Macy Hyvonen is a native of western Montana. She grew up in Charlo, MT, and attended the University of Montana, graduating with a degree in Biology in 2003. Macy then went to dental school at Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, finishing in 2008. Before joining Family Dental Group in 2012, Dr. Hyvonen worked in Community Health for her first few years out of dental school. She has practiced at community health centers and non-profit clinics in Butte and Libby, Montana, and in Ellsworth, Maine. While she thoroughly enjoyed traveling and living in new places, Dr. Hyvonen is excited to be back in Missoula and Griz Country! Dr. Hyvonen is a member of the American Dental Association, and the Montana Dental Association, and acted as the New Dentist Representative on the MDA Board of Directors in 2009-2010. In her free time, Dr. Hyvonen likes to be found on the golf course as much as possible (or skiing at Snowbowl in the winter). She also enjoys cooking and gardening, and getting out on a river raft whenever she can. Dr. Hyvonen performs all aspects of general dentistry, on both adults and children. She is excited to be a part of the wonderful group of professionals at Family Dental Group!

Kelly A. Norris, DMD

Kelly grew up in New Hampshire and attended the University of New Hampshire, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in Molecular Biology. Following college she moved to Boston where she spent four years at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, obtaining her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree in 2007. Kelly graduated cum laude from Harvard and was awarded the Dr. Norman B. Nesbett Award For Excellence in Clinical Dentistry. She was also inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. Following dental school, Kelly completed a year-long General Practice Residency (GPR), receiving additional training in general and cosmetic dentistry at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The hospital setting at the VA Medical Center allowed her to gain much experience in treating medically compromised patients. Following her residency, Kelly practiced at Apple Tree Dental, in the Minneapolis area, providing care to patients of all ages. While away from the office, Kelly enjoys traveling, swimming, baking/decorating cupcakes, and walking her Siberian huskies, Dublin and Finn. She is excited to be in Big Sky Country and looks forward to exploring new places in Montana! Kelly enjoys practicing all aspects of general dentistry and has experience in treating both adults and children. She enjoys getting to know her patients and working with them to create a treatment plan that best fits their needs. Kelly is happy to be a part of the Family Dental Group team and looks forward to meeting you!

Kate Diggs, DDS

Dr. Kate Diggs grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, where she earned her bachelor of science in Biology. She then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, graduating with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 2015. It was in dental school where Kate met her husband, Tanner, a Missoula native who introduced Kate to the beauty of Montana. Before moving to Montana, Dr. Kate practiced dentistry near Duluth, MN at an Indian Health Services clinic, gaining clinical experience in all aspects of general dentistry. She is very excited to now be a part of the Missoula community and is taking advantage of all the adventure that Montana has to offer. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kate stays busy with family and friends as often as possible. She enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, golfing, and spending time at the lake. Dr. Kate is an avid fan of Minnesota sports teams, especially the Vikings and the Twins, and has also adopted a love for Griz football. Dr. Kate performs a wide variety of dental procedures and enjoys working with patients of all ages. She is thrilled to be a part of Family Dental Group and looks forward to getting to know each of her patients while continuing to provide quality dentistry.