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DR. STEPHANIE VONDRAK

Professional

 

 

In 1998, Dr. Stephanie Vondrak completed her Bachelors degree at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Upon graduation, she was accepted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, earning her doctorate degree in the spring of 2002. Dr. Vondrak believes education is paramount to comprehensive patient care and has pursued numerous hours in post-doctorate education including the Pankey Institute, the Schuster Center, and the American Academy for Craniofacial Pain. These programs have been instrumental in shaping her health-centered dental philosophy. Dr. Vondrak emphasizes the importance of a healthy oral system when working one on one with her patients. Advanced services offered in her practice include: Temporomandibular Joint Therapy, Therapeutic Botox/Xeomin Injections, Sleep Apnea Appliances, Cosmetic/Rehabilitative Dentistry and Implant Dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Stephanie Vondrak is a Premier Provider for Invisalign orthodontics.
 

Dr. Stephanie Vondrak has also written columns and articles for several local publications including the Omaha World Herald, blogging for Livewell Nebraska, and "HER" magazine. Current insight to Dr.Vondrak’s philopshy of a health-centred life can be found in her bimonthly column for Metro Magazine covering a range of topics including the benefits of being a "dental role-model," to the risks of untreated Sleep Apnea. To view Dr. Vondrak’s column Go to www.spiritofomaha.com.

 

Recognitions

 

In 2013, Dr. Stephanie Vondrak completed her residency program earned Fellowship status with the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. In addition, Dr. Vondrak was chosen by the Midlands Business Journal as a 2013 "40 under 40" award recipient for excellence in professional development as a entrepreneur and business owner. Most recently, Dr. Vondrak was honored to achieve Diplomate status by the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine for her expertise in treating patients suffering from sleeping disorders such as Sleep Apnea. Dr. Vondrak enjoys speak opportunities as well. She has presented for Creighton University’s Dental and Medical Schools on topics such as TMD and Sleep Dentistry. Dr. Vondrak also lectures for the GPR and Oral Surgery Residencies at UNMC.

 

Personal

 

When taking a break from dentistry, Dr. Stephanie Vondrak spends time with her children Harry, Lizzy and David. Family outings include: the golf range, hide and seek at the park, swimming and long walks. At the moment, Harry is focused on perfecting his golf game with dad Lizzy enjoys gymnastics and dance, and David is happy and along for the ride.

Dr. Vondrak also enjoys reading, running, Yoga and Pilates. She participates in a local book club and attends hot yoga classes whenever possbile. As for running/walking, her workouts often include her jogging stroller and at least one child in tow. 

 

Volunteer

 

On the volunteer side, Dr. Stephanie Vondrak is committed to organizations focused on helping others. Dr. Vondrak is a past member of the Junior League of Omaha, Omaha Children's Museum's Guild Board, and was the 2012 chairperson for the Child Saving Institute’s premier event, Cabaret. Currently, Dr. Vondrak spends her volunteer hours in the classroom as a "room mom" and volunteer for St. Patrick’s School and parish in Elkhorn, NE.

DR. ASHLEY RAINBOLT

Professional

Dr. Ashley Rainbolt graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2007 and earned her doctorate in dentistry from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she graduated with honors in 2011.  Dr. Rainbolt practices health-centered dentistry and enjoys educating her patients about how nutrition and lifestyle choices impact their dental and overall health.

Dr. Rainbolt has been committed to continuing her education.  She stays up to date with the latest research, so she can provide all available treatment options and recommendations to help her patients achieve their individual desired health goals.

Dr. Rainbolt has a special interest in caring for the health of infants, young children and pregnant and nursing mothers.  Specifically, she is in is interested in the structural impact of anatomic anomalies such as tongue and lip ties that influence development of airway, swallowing, speech and facial development, as well as effective breastfeeding.  Dr. Rainbolt’s own son required a tongue-tie release to facilitate successful breastfeeding.


Personal

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Rainbolt spends most of her time with family.  She is originally from Spencer, Iowa, and enjoys spending weekends in Okoboji with family.  She has been married to her husband, Patrick, for over ten years.  They have two young boys, William and Tommy, who keep them very busy.  Dr. Rainbolt describes her two boys as her greatest blessing and loves watching them grow and change every day.


Volunteer

Dr. Rainbolt enjoys giving back to the community.  She enjoys giving dental health presentations for elementary and preschool children.  She is also an active member of her church where she serves on the Board of Education and Family Activities Committee. 

DR. LAUREN KIGHT

Both my husband, Brendan and I, are natives of South Carolina where I attended the Medical University of South Carolina. In 2017, we moved to Elkhorn from Colorado with our two daughters Harper and Rowan. When not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, and being involved with our local church.

HEATHER LOSEKE

Talent and Operations Manager

 

Heather's experience in office management started in 2009.  After graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Business Administration, she quickly gravitated towards the dental industry.  Getting to know our patients has been her favorite daily activity since joining the team. She is happy to help with any questions you might have regarding treatment options, insurance benefits, and anything in-between.  She also enjoys helping both doctors expand their specialty services to reach more patients with their health-centered philosophy.


Heather spends a portion of her time outside of the office trying to keep up with her furbaby, a boxer pup named Brody. She likes to partake in a vast array of activities that many say make her unique. In her free time you could find her working with various pageant systems, hunting, crafting, working out, going to concerts, or even volunteering as a professional clown. She also treasures every opportunity to spend time with her family. Heather loves being a part of the Vondrak Dental team and looks forward to being a part of the office’s bright future.

MELISSA STECKELBERG

Front Office Coordinator

Melissa is our front desk coordinator, joining the team in 2018.   She has been in the dental field since 2005 and loving every minute. Melissa is married to her husband Brett and has two daughters Skylar and Braxtyn and two dogs Greely and Henry. In her free time she enjoys coaching her daughters baseball team, nature hiking and crafting.

KRISTEN PIERCE

Dental Assistant

Kristen is a Kansas native that moved to Omaha with her husband (Matt), daughter (Eden), and son (Jonas) in 2015. When she is not busy trying to make people laugh, or brighten someone's day, she is pursuing one of her many interests.  Kristen can play 10 different instruments, enjoys learning foreign languages, painting, drawing, crafting, traveling, learning trivia factoids, reading, singing, hiking, and spending time with her family and kitties.

KYLEIA POHLMEIER

Lead Dental Assistant

Kyliea has been a dental assistant since 2012. She joined Vondrak Dental as the lead assistant August of 2018. She loves getting to know every patient and helping each one achieve their dental goals. Having worked in a variety of dental specialties, she enjoys sharing  all of the knowledge and experience she has to offer. Kyliea focuses her life towards health, fitness, and making people laugh. Her and her husband, Brock, are the proud cat parents of two adorable kittens. They spend the majority of their time exercising, cooking, and going to concerts and shows.

MARY HOAGLAND

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mary graduated from UNMC's dental hygiene program in 2009.  Working in the dental field is exciting to her because she has the opportunity to help patients understand the importance of excellent oral health and how it affects their whole body.  To make a personal connection with a patient and impact their whole life is a daily goal of hers.

 

Mary and her husband Chris are both born and raised Nebraskans and have two little boys.  Henry is 3 years old and Liam is 11 months.  Spending time with family is her number one priority and when the boys are a little older she would love to take more family vacations.  When she gets some "me time" Mary enjoys a good cup of coffee, reading, running outside or catching up with friends.  And of course, she loves the Huskers!  GBR!