Dr. Montfort is a graduate of Flagstaff High School as well as a Northern Arizona University Alumnus. He graduated from NAU in 1976 with a degree in Chemistry. Dr. Montfort was accepted into the dental program at University of Southern California and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1981. He has had a private practice in Flagstaff since 1981 and brought in his first associate, Dr. Bettie Crane in 2005. It has always been the goal of Dr. Montfort to help start up a young dentist and mentor them so in 2008 Dr. Montfort and Dr. Crane brought in Dr. Robert Maurer. In 2015 the 3 doctors formed a group name of Flagstaff Dental Arts.
Dr. Montfort has served on various boards in Flagstaff. The two most recent were the Raymond Education Foundation where he was President of the Board and the Flagstaff Medical Center where he was Chairman of Strategic Planning. He has been a member/President of the Malpais Kawanis, Elks Club and Northern Arizona Dental Society.
Dr. Montfort has kept up with his first class dental education at USC with various study clubs and residency programs serving the longest as Vice President of Northern Arizona Study Club. Recent interests in the Vienna Study Group and Orognathic Bioesthetics have made Dr. Montfort well trained in Advanced Prosthetic Restorative Dentistry. He is also a Cerec Mentor at the Scottsdale Center. His greatest quest is to have balance in both his professional and family life along with personal growth development and health. For this, he is a perpetual student being coached at the Schuster Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale.
Over the years, Dr. Montfort and his wife Lela have been large supporters of local businesses, organizations and artists. They have collected many pieces of local art which are displayed throughout our practice and enjoyed by our great patients. In addition to being an avid golfer, he enjoys spending family time with his wife and 2 children and trumping people with his Harry Potter trivia knowledge!