Meet the Team
Dr. Steven Justesen and Dr. Eric Nygard are committed to providing their patients with complete, compassionate oral health care. With a focus on patient comfort, they provide high-quality, anxiety-free dental care in a welcoming and comfortable environment. Shine Dental is pleased to offer in-office general anesthesia for our patients.
Dr. Steven Justesen
Dr. Steven Justesen is a Doctor of Dental Surgery. He grew up in Moses Lake, WA, where he established a great love for the outdoors. When he wasn’t working hard for his father’s cleaning and construction business, he could be found camping, playing on the lake and snowmobiling. After high school, he served a two-year mission in Poland before returning home to marry his high school sweetheart. He completed his undergraduate and dental education at the University of Washington where he shared his love of learning by mentoring and teaching fourth-year dental students. Dr. Justesen enjoys working with patients of all ages, especially kids. With eight children of his own, their family loves the outdoors and can be found skiing, sledding or just enjoying the fresh air.
Dr. Eric Nygard
Dr. Nygard is a board-certified Dental Anesthesiologist. He was born in Missoula, Montana, and recently returned to the Treasure State to join his friend and colleague Dr. Justesen at Shine Dental. Dr. Nygard attended Washington State University where he ran track and the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Doctors Justesen and Nygard both served in the university’s RIDE (Regional Initiatives in Dental Education) program, which trains dentists to meet the needs of rural and underserved populations in the state and region. After completing his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Dr. Nygard completed his anesthesia residency and Loma Linda. He is currently one of only four doctors in Montana specializing in dental anesthesiology. When he’s not working, he finds time to enjoy the outdoors with his family. He and his wife have 10 children.
Call Us Today
Dr. Justesen and Dr Nygard look forward to working with you and your family Contact Shine Dental today to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!