Dr. Armando Gama, DDS

Dr. Armando Gama, DDS

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
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Dr. Gama is a kind and compassionate board certified surgeon who prides himself on providing the highest quality oral surgical care possible. He was born and raised in California, having lived in both Southern California (San Diego) and in Northern California (Redding). After beginning his undergraduate education at Shasta Community College in Redding, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly). During his undergraduate years at Shasta College and Cal Poly he competed in Track and Field and Cross Country, and still holds the 5000 meter track and field record at Shasta College. He then attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1995, graduating near the top of his class. Dr. Gama then completed a one-year General Practice Residency in dentistry at Denver General Hospital, before being selected into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He completed his four year Oral Surgery residency in 2001, and subsequently sat for and passed the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) board examination. Upon graduation Dr. Gama moved to Missoula and joined Oral Surgical Associates. Dr. Gama has Diplomate status in the American Board of OMS, and is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, as well as numerous state and local professional societies. Dr. Gama provides in-office services, and is on staff at St. Patrick Hospital and Community Medical Center. Outside of his professional work, Dr. Gama enjoys family time with his children Allison and Anthony. He enjoys living here in Missoula, and all the activities Missoula has to offer; hunting, fishing, backpacking, and Montana Grizzly football. One of Dr. Gama's biggest passions outside of work and family which involves competing in triathlons, in which he races regularly and quite competitively. He has qualified for and competed in the World Championships at the half-iron distance in his age group for 5 consecutive years.

Oral Surgical Associates

1547 S Higgins Ave Ste D

Missoula, MT 59801
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Accepted insurance

  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Delta Dental

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Care Philosophy

We pledge to offer our patients superior oral surgical procedures in an environment and manner that is a reflection of their decision to select our practice. We pledge to offer our patients superior oral surgical procedures in an environment and manner that is a reflection of their decision to select our practice.
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Sedation Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry

Background Check

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Education

  • University of Iowa / College of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Iowa Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Denver General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Diplomate
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gama to family and friends
3.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Gama's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Hamilton, Mt |
Dr Armondo Gamma, DDS He did an awesome job on my extraction. I would recommend him to everyone I know Hope have a great Trip!
in Missoula, MT |
Dr. Gama and his staff are professional and very friendly. I feel as though I received outstanding care. If oral surgery is needed, don't hesitate to seek care at their capable hands.
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Dr. Gama accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Gama has admitting privileges

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804
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Saint Patrick Hospital
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59802
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