Lisa F. Strunk, D.D.S., M.S., M.S.
Dr. Lisa Strunk is dual trained in both orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. The advantage of having both specialties is that she can see children early for their dental needs and make sure their early visits are welcoming and positive. As her patients grow and their permanent teeth erupt, Dr. Lisa can evaluate any developing orthodontic concerns.
Optimizing jaw growth in size and direction is a important. Dr. Strunk feels that giving a child a good smile from the beginning can make them more confident and ultimately successful. She & her team work to create smiles their patients can be proud of in a happy environment.
Dr. Lisa grew up in New Mexico and moved here to attend Creighton Dental School. She received her master’s degree at UNMC in Pediatric Dentistry. She was selected to be on the Cleft Lip & Palate Team. After 8 years of practicing as a pediatric dentist she realized the value of becoming a dual specialist in orthodontics. She completed her master’s degree in orthodontics at St. Louis University. She was selected to teach ortho at SIU during her residency. She has had teaching appointments at SIU, Creighton and UNMC. She is airway certified.
Dr. Strunk is past president & secretary/treasurer of the Nebraska Society of Dentistry for Children. She is past president of the Omaha Orthodontic Study Club. She is a member of the ADA, NDA, ODDS, NSDC, OOSC, and MSO.
Dr. Strunk is married to Randy Strunk and has 3 grown daughters and a granddaughter. Her youngest daughter, Dr. Emily Strunk is also a pediatric dentist and practices with her.