Meet Our Team
Drs. Eric and Robin Hogan, a husband-and-wife team, are proud to be able to continue offering the same high level of care the community has come to expect from Hogan Family Dental. Building on over 45 years of 5-star customer service, advanced technology, and a focus on ongoing education, patients can still expect to be treated like family.
Awna, AAS - Registered Dental Hygienist
Upon graduation from Dickinson High School, Awna attended the North Dakota State College of Science earning her associates of Dental Hygiene degree in 2008. She loves all aspects of the dental profession and feels fortunate to have been a part of such a great team here at Hogan Family Dental for the past nine years.
Although Awna was born and raised in North Dakota, she has fallen in love with the people and beauty of Miles City, and finds herself becoming a Montanan at heart. Awna met her husband, TJ, in her dental chair, and they two daughters: Hatlee (5y/o) & Braelynn (2y/o). In her spare time, she loves seeing family and friends, traveling, spending time working at their new business: Door 804 Fitness and Tanning, and renovating homes with her husband.
Nancy, BS - Registered Dental Hygienist
Nancy graduated from Loma Linda University with honors. She has been awarded the Southern California Dental Hygienists Award for clinical excellence and the Southern California Oral Pathologists Award for excellence. Nancy worked for nine years in periodontal specialty practices. She is married and has lived in Miles City since 2004.
In August 2016, Nancy celebrated 10 years with Hogan Family Dental.
Julie, AAS - Registered Dental Hygienist
Julie grew up in Georgia. She began her dental career as an assistant at the University of Georgia dental clinic while attending college there. She graduated from dental hygiene school in June of 1987. After working as a hygienist for one year, she had the opportunity to work in Switzerland. Upon returning to the USA, Julie worked for three years as a flight attendant for a major airline in Atlanta, Georgia. During this time, she worked has a hygienist in many offices on a temporary basis when on days off from the airline. This gave her the opportunity to work in diverse variety of offices, including some specialty practices.
In 2005, Julie and her husband, along with their two daughters, moved to his hometown of Broadus, Montana, to work on his family ranch. Julie joined Hogan Family Dental in February of 2007. She feels fortunate to be a part of such a fine team.
In February 2017, Julie celebrated 10 years with Hogan Family Dental.
Karen, AS - Registered Dental Hygienist
Karen earned her Associate of Science degree from Dawson Community College in Glendive. In May 1999, she graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton with her Associate of Dental Hygiene degree. In 2009, Karen and her family moved to Miles City in August 2009 to join the crew at Big Sky Smile Center. In November 2015, Karen joined the Hogan Family Dental Team.
Karen’s favorite part about being a hygienist is educating her patients about the importance of oral health. In particular, she enjoys treating periodontal disease in patients. For her, seeing improved oral health which leads to improved overall health is very fulfilling.
Karen and her husband, Sterling, both grew up in Sidney and graduated from Sidney High School. Sterling works in the sales department at ProBuild. They have two athletic daughters who keep them extremely busy with basketball, bowling, track, and golf. For free time, Karen’s entire family enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Tanya - Certified Dental Assistant
Tanya was raised in Miles City and graduated from CCDHS. Following graduation, she attended Dental Assisting School in Great Falls. Tanya has since worked in Billings and Miles City as a dental assistant. She has 20+ years of experience as a clinical dental assistant. After seven years in Billings, she and her husband were glad to have the opportunity to return home to Miles City. They have two beautiful children that keep them very busy. Tanya has worked at Hogan Family Dental since June 2009, and loves her work here. She is happy to be a part of this team!
Cathleen, AA, AAS - Dental Assistant
Cathleen is a long-time Kinsey resident, where she has raised her seven children. She started at Hogan Family Dental in the spring of 2007, after home schooling her children for 17 years. She loves the change. Cathleen has also been a 4-H leader and a member of the Custer County 4-H Horse Committee for many years. She is currently a director of the Miss Southeastern Montana Rodeo Pageant, as well as being a judge for horses and small animal competitions. Outside the office, Cathleen enjoys tutoring Math and English, coaching equitation and judging. She stays very busy with two children still in college, nine grandchildren, and all of their family activities.
In April 2017, Cathleen will celebrate 10 years with Hogan Family Dental.
Jamie, BA, MS, MDiv - Office Manager
Jamie grew up in Miles City and has returned after 19 years living in six other states and two other countries working as a scientist, researcher, and manager.
Jamie is grateful to have had Dr. Richard as her childhood dentist and is delighted to have the opportunity to work with Drs. Eric and Robin, continuing the Hogan Legacy. She has always liked going to the dentist, and even more so now, because it is for work. "We have a great team and I learn new things everyday!"
Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, photography, reading, crafts, cooking and playing sports —though spending time with her family takes first priority.
Andrea, Scheduling Coordinator
This position has been filled! Stay tuned for more information!
Jessica, BS - Patient Coordinator
Jessica is a native of Miles City. In 2013, she earned her degree in Human Resource Management from Dickinson State University in Dickinson, ND. Jessica began working at Hogan Family Dental in February of 2015. She enjoys her job at Hogan Family Dental and is happy to be part of such an amazing team.
Jessica is married to Cory Wilhelm, a Land Surveyor for Dowl. The two focus most of their time on their “Hobby Farm” which consists of four pygmy goats and three miniature ponies. Jessica feels lucky to have a husband who allows her to keep her own personal petting zoo. They have no children of their own, but do have what they call their “fur-baby”, Meisha, who is a McNabb-Collie cross. In Jessica’s spare time, she enjoys graphic design and camping.
Richard Hogan, BS, DDS - Consultant
Dr. Richard Hogan grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Washington University Dental School (St. Louis) in 1959. He joined the United States Air Force as a dentist and was assigned to both Miles City and Lewistown that same year. While in Miles City, he met Sharon – a local girl – and decided to make Miles City his home. They were married in 1961. After completing his commitment to the Air Force, Dr. Richard purchased a private dental practice from Dr. Kare Euju. Later, during the spring of 1969, Dr. Richard moved his practice to our present location where he continued to practice for an additional 36 more years. In 2006, he sold his practice to his son and daughter-in-law – Drs. Eric and Robin Hogan. They extensively remodeled and updated the office and continue to provide dental services for Eastern Montanans. To this very day Dr. Richard continues to extol the benefits of living in Miles City and remains grateful that he chose Miles City as his home. He and Sharon both enjoy spending their retirement by enjoying time with their two local sets of grandchildren.
In his spare time, Dr. Richard is grateful for the opportunity to work as an in-house laboratory technician for Drs. Eric and Robin. In this way, he is able to utilize his 47 years of experience as a general dentist to fabricate dentures, process same day repairs and assist with complex lab work. He appreciates utilizing his experience in this way and continues to serve the community in the process.