Our Team

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Bryan Schiavoni DDS

Bryan Schiavoni was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and knew he wanted to be a dentist from the age of five. Dr. Schiavoni has been serving the patients of Bearable Dentistry since 2001. He attended the University of Southern California as an undergraduate and completed his dental degree at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. He is a member of the Idaho State Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Intermountain Odontology Study Club. On his free time, Dr. Schiavoni enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 daughters, Isabella and Karson.

Matthew Sept DMD

Matthew Sept is an Idaho native and received his bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University where he met and married his wife, Karen. Both he and his wife received their dental degrees from the University of Louisville. A Navy veteran, Dr. Sept completed advanced education in a general dentistry residency prior to serving on active duty in Italy. Dr. Sept and his wife have 2 children and enjoy year round outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and golf. Dr. Matthew Sept is a member of the American Dental Association and the Idaho State dental association. He joined Bearable Dentistry in 2011 and continues to be passionate about the practice of dentistry.


Kurt J. Markuson DMD

Dr. Markuson is an Idaho native and received his undergraduate degree (BS Biology) at Boise State University. He completed his dental training at The University of Louisville and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2003. Dr. Markuson has been a resident of the Palouse for several years. He brings his years of experience in conservative, gentle dental care to Bearable Dentistry. Dr. Markuson is eager to meet new and established patients and provide the same level of care they are accustomed to receiving at our 40-year old practice.

The Hygiene Team

The Bearable Dentistry dentists want their patients to enjoy healthy smiles for a lifetime. We believe that prevention is always better than treatment. Decay and disease prevention through good regular home care and regular dental cleanings and exams will help you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. For that reason, we have assembled an experienced and dedicated team of dental hygienists. Our hygienists can help you identify areas of concern and make changes to your routine which will benefit your oral health.

Our hygienists provide the following care:

  • professional dental cleaning
  • gum disease prevention
  • periodontal disease treatment
  • ultra-sonic dental cleaning
  • fluoride treatments
  • proper brushing and flossing technique instruction