Tanya – Dental Hygienist
Tanya joined our team as a dental hygienist in May 2018, and has been practicing for over 13 years. Tanya, who is originally from Omaha, received her associates in applied science with an emphasis in dental hygiene from Iowa Western Community College, and completed her clinical at Creighton University. Tanya says she loves the variety of being in a family practice, and having the ability to treat the sweetest babes, and their grandparents too! She is certified in local anesthetic and CPR. Tanya has two daughters, Eva and Reagan, and has been married to her husband, Brandon, for 11 years. They also have a 10 year old Snorkie named Newman, and a Beta Fish named Raybow. For the past 15 years, Tanya has volunteered at “Special Smiles” for Special Olympics. She also enjoys working out on her Peloton, being outside and traveling.
Brooke – Dental Hygienist
Brooke joined our team as a Dental Hygienist in June 2022 but began her dental career in the United States Navy in 2007 as a dental assistant. After serving on active duty for over 6 years, Brooke returned to the Midwest to attend Iowa Western Community College and Creighton University. She received her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. What Brooke says she enjoys the most about her job is educating patients and letting them know that the mouth and body have so much to do with overall health. Brooke holds certifications in CPR, N2O, local anesthesia, and diode lasers.
Outside of the office, Brooke has a 10-year-old lab named Doc, who has been her best bud since coming off active duty. She most recently became a first-time mom in January to her daughter, Olivia. Brooke loves to travel as she has visited over 30 countries and her goal is to visit many more! Lastly, Brooke enjoys volunteering throughout the holidays at the Open Door Mission and the VA and can’t wait to introduce Olivia to the importance of giving back to the community.
Ali – Dental Assistant
Ali joined Innovative Dental Care in December of 2016 as a dental assistant. At the office, Ali takes a particular interest in helping to fabricate implant crowns and helping patients during Glo Whitening treatments. Ali is CRP and X-Ray certified, and is a member of the American Heart Association.
Before moving to Omaha in 2007, Ali lived in California, Maine and Virginia, and she has traveled to over 40 states!In her spare time, Ali loves to play with puppy, Luna, and spend time outside working on her photography.
Sarah – Scheduling Coordinator and Marketing
Sarah joined Innovative Dental Care in June 2022 as the Scheduling Coordinator and Marketing. Sarah loves working with patients, helping make their experience here IDC an enjoyable one.
Sarah has 4 awesome kids Alexis, Ashlynd, Jaxen and Alivia and has been with her husband Casey for 22 years. They also have a black lab, Remington. Sarah enjoys spending time watching her kids at the ballfield during the summer and spends as much time as possible during the year on the beach in Topsail Island, North Carolina.