We would like you to get to know our dental team a little bit. The Carpenter Dental staff has provided some information on themselves below.

Dr. Chad Carpenter

Dr. Carpenter enjoys spending time with family, riding and racing bicycles, being involved with the community and attending continuing education courses related to dentistry. He has a special interest in dental implants, CAD/CAM dentistry and dentistry on the homeless.


Dr. Carpenter received his dental degree from The College of Dentistry at The University of Nebraska Medical College. He has furthered his training at numerous other locations, most notably The Misch International Implant Institute, The Dawson Center and Dr. Frank Spear Learning Center.

Philanthropy & Community Involvement

Dr. Carpenter is a board member and president of the Cornerstone Rescue Mission Homeless Shelter. With staff members Lisa, Bailey & Chellsee, Dr. Carpenter volunteers at the Community Health center providing dental care for the homeless. Dr. Carpenter is a participant in the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program, which provides comprehensive care to those in poverty and volunteers on the Care Mobile Dental Bus, which serves low income children.

Dr. Carpenter is a supporter of Young Life, Allied Arts Fund, Love INC, Habitat for Humanity, Zonta, Cornerstone Rescue Mission, Youth & Family Services, and United Way. In addition, he is a booster of numerous school athletic programs, as well as Post 22 and Post 320 Baseball.

Dr. Carpenter is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentists, the South Dakota Dental Association, and is a past president (non elected) of the Black Hills Dental District Society. Dr. Carpenter is a member of the Black Hills Spear Study Club.

Meet our Team

  • Annette

    Annette is our outstanding Front Office Administrator. She will welcome you with a warm smile every time you visit Carpenter Dental. She enjoys theater and taking hikes through the hills. Annette loves to spend time with her husband, three daughters and granddaughter.
  • Bailey

    Bailey is an expert Dental Hygienist that is kind and gentle, yet does an excellent job during your hygiene visit. She has an awesome husband and beautiful daughter. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and catching a hockey game every now and then.
  • Brandi

    Brandi is one of our Dental Assistants who will make sure you are comfortable and have everything you need when coming to your dental home. She enjoys being outdoors no matter what activity it may be. Brandi has two awesome children that are her world; her life is full of excitement watching them become wonderful young adults.
  • Chellsee

    Chellsee is our dedicated Treatment Coordinator who will help you with all your dental needs. She is committed to providing the very best care to each patient. In her spare time, she enjoys being at the cabin and ranch as well as flying with her husband. She has two beautiful daughters Avery and Everly.
  • Lisa

    Lisa is a dedicated Dental Hygienist who enjoys taking care of our patients. She enjoys keeping herself fit and healthy. Lisa and her husband have two wonderful children, Levi who has committed himself to the army and Ali who is studying to become a dentist! Lisa loves spending time with her family and friends.
  • Susan

    Susan is our Dental Insurance Specialist, she will help you with any dental insurance question you may have. Susan and her husband have three amazing children who fill their lives with entertainment. She enjoys walking, gardening and spending time in the beautiful hills.
  • Oaksana

    Oaksana is the newest Carpenter Dental family member and is dedicated to learning about the dental field. You will find that she fits right in to the team with her sweet and caring demeanor. She enjoys spending time with her husband and young son.
  • Carrie

    Carrie is our energetic, fun loving Dental Assistant who enjoys a great laugh and conversation with our patients. She loves being outdoors with her son Wyatt and riding her motorcycle through the Black Hills. She has four children and three grandchildren who she loves spending free time with.
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