Julie – Office Manager
Julie is our office manager, and while she’s new to our team in 2018, she brings twenty years of experience to the office. She loves working with patients to achieve and maintain dental wellness working as a member of our dedicated dentistry team. Julie studied dental assisting at Southeast Community College in Lincoln. A native of Greenwood, Julie enjoys spending time with her son, daughter, two grandsons, and her dog, Marley. She loves music, swimming, fishing, camping, and anything outdoors. She’s looking forward to swimming in her brand new pool.
Kelsey – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelsey graduated from UNL in 2007 with a bachelors degree in Business Administration. After attending a dental mission trip in Costa Rica, she quickly realized her true passion is helping others.
Following her love and desire to improve the lives of those around her, Kelsey took a leap of faith and continued her education at Iowa Western Community College and Creighton Dental College. She received a degree in dental hygiene and started working for Vacek Family Dentistry in January 2017. “I feel incredibly blessed and honored to be able to work along side with one of the best teams in the field of dentistry,” said Kelsey.
Kelsey loves all things creative – from photography to baking fancy sugar cookies. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her favorite activities include good wine, traveling, running half marathons, spending time on the farm back home, and cheering on the Huskers.
Tami – Registered Dental Hygienist
Tami has more than a decade of experience in the dental field, and she joined our team in 2018. She loves building relationships with her patients after years of providing gentle, compassionate care. Tami studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and she earned her bachelor’s degree in hygiene at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She is certified in CPR, nitrous oxide monitoring, and local anesthesia administration. Tami grew up in Overton, and she is married to Seth, her high school sweetheart. The couple met detasseling corn! They have three fur babies, Kallie the kitty, and Athen and Moracca who are Siberian huskies. She enjoys traveling, game nights, reading, and Kansas City Chiefs football.
Ginny – Registered Dental Hygienist
Ginny has nearly a decade of dental care experience, and she’s spent most of her career right here in our office. She loves getting to help patients improve their oral health, so their smiles are beautiful, healthy, and thriving. She is proud to be a member of team of professionals who truly care for patients. She studied dental hygiene at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She also maintains certifications in CPR and nitrous oxide administration. Originally from Lincoln, Ginny is married to Kiel who grew up in Waverly. The couple have two daughters, Carmen and Gianna. Ginny grew up in a large family with seven brothers and sisters, and she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys doing arts and crafts, gardening, and coking.
Olya – Dental Assistant
Olya joined our team and the field of dentistry in 2017. She studied dental assisting at Chattanooga State Community College and the Stafford Career Institute. She is also trained in radiology and coronal polishing. Born in the Ukraine, Olya grew up in Chattanooga, but she is fluent in English, Ukranian, and Russian. She likes spending time outside, hiking, camping, and kayaking.
Paige – Dental Assistant
Paige has worked in the field of dentistry since 2012, and she joined our office as a dental assistant in 2018. She studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Originally from Columbus, Paige’s parents still reside there. Her brother and his family now live in Sioux City, Iowa. Whenever she has the opportunity, Paige enjoys spending time with her family and friends, boating, cooking, and travelling. In July 2017, Paige had the opportunity to travel to Cusco, Peru to offer dental care for underserved populations.
Sarah – Dental Assistant
Sarah is one of our experienced dental assistants and she also works at the front desk. She has worked in the dental field since 2006 and she joined our team in 2008. She enjoys getting to know friendly patients and having the opportunity to see their healthy smiles. Sarah studied at Hastings College where she earned an associate degree in dental assisting. A native of Silver Creek, Sarah is married to Tim, and they have two children, Keegan and Mallory. In her free time, Sarah enjoys being with family and friends, taking her kids to their sporting events, and going to the family farm.