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At Pedodontics, P.C., we believe everyone deserves a smile they’re proud of, and we’re proud to serve high-quality, convenient dental and orthodontic care to our patients. As a leading kids dentist and orthodontist in Omaha, NE, we offer both pediatric dentistry and orthodontic treatment, allowing us to provide comprehensive care to help children develop a gorgeous smile. We take a holistic, overarching approach to dental treatment, working to provide preventive pediatric dental care as the smile develops. When the time is right, we also use orthodontic treatments like braces and Invisalign to help children get their best smile as they grow into adults. However, what truly sets us apart are the incredible Omaha, NE orthodontists and kids dentists on our team.
Lisa F. Strunk, D.D.S., M.S., M.S.
Dr. Strunk is a graduate of Creighton Dental School. She holds master’s degrees in BOTH Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry from St. Louis University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center respectively. As such, Dr. Strunk is the ONLY dual trained specialist in Omaha, NE who can provide both orthodontics and pediatric dental needs to her patients at the same time. Dr. Strunk formerly taught orthodontics at Southern Illinois University Dental School and currently teaches orthodontics to the Pediatric Dental students at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has lectured to the Illinois Dental Society Bergan Mercy and Methodist Parenting classes. In addition, Dr. Strunk was chosen to be on the Cleft Lip and Palate Team during her pediatric dental residency. Dr. Strunk is a member of the American Dental Association, the Omaha District Dental Society, the American Association of Orthodontics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is past president of the Omaha Orthodontic Study Club and Nebraska Society of Dentistry for Children.
Carmen L. Dana, D.D.S., M.S.
After attending Nebraska Wesleyan University, Dr. Dana earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska. Dr. Dana then graduated as a specialist in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Dana also earned her master’s degree in Pediatric Medicine from the medical center. During her Master’s and Residency Programs, Dr. Dana was a member of the Craniofacial team at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
Dr. Dana is involved with many different organized dental societies. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association and the Omaha District Dental Society. As a specialist, Dr. Dana is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Nebraska Dental Association and the American Society of Dentistry for Children, who awarded her with a Certificate of Merit in 1995. Dr. Dana is also a member of the American Association of Dental Research. On occasion, Dr. Dana has given presentations at national meetings of her original research with regard to fluoride and its mechanisms of action. Dr. Dana and her husband, Steve, have a daughter, Julia, and a son, Paxton.
Rebecca L. Buss, D.D.S.
Dr. Buss grew up in Wayne, NE, and attended Wayne State College for her undergraduate degree. She then attended dental school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She completed her pediatric dentistry residency with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, located in Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha. During residency, she completed clinical at Monroe Meyer Institute, Charles Drew Health Center, Boys Town Craniofacial Clinic, local Omaha elementary schools, and private practices in Hastings and Grand Island. She is a member of the Nebraska Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Nebraska Dental Association, Omaha District Dental Society, American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Dental Association. In her free time, Dr. Buss enjoys reading, trying new recipes, traveling, and spending time outdoors with her husband, Daniel, and their Bernedoodle, Kobe.
Contact Your Omaha, NE Kids’ Orthodontics
With the help of our world-class team, our Omaha kids’ dentists & orthodontists work to help our patients develop beautiful, healthy smiles—and we would love to do the same for you or your child. Contact us today to learn more about our practice and schedule a consultation. If you have any further questions, feel free to call or email us! We’ll work with you to create a treatment plan that fits in your lifestyle and results that last a lifetime. We can’t wait to hear from you!