A native of Aberdeen, SD, Dr. Mack earned his dental degree from UNMC College of Dentistry after completing his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota. He maintains memberships in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and holds Invisalign® Preferred Provider status.
Dr. Mack has a passion for learning advanced dental concepts and treatment and takes many postgraduate continuing education courses each year. He has received extensive training in short-term orthodontics, aesthetic dentistry, and sleep disorders, including snoring and sleep apnea. Currently, Dr. Mack is completing the Clinical Mastery Series curriculum which focuses on cosmetic dentistry in conjunction with managing TMJ/TMD disorders. He is now focusing much of his attention on the rapidly growing area of dental implants.
Dr. Mack has been serving Bellevue and the surrounding communities since 2002 at his current location. He, and his wife, Katie, have 3 daughters who keep them busy outside the office with volleyball, dance, gymnastics, and golf. The Mack family are also animal lovers who have many pets. Outside work and the busy world of family activities, Dr. Mack enjoys golf, traveling, and Husker athletics.
Dr. Patrick Wachter hails from Omaha, where he graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2013. He completed a one-year general practice residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Veteran’s Hospital and was a private practice dentist for four years before joining our team at Family Dentistry of Bellevue.
Dr. Wachter enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in root canals and oral surgery. He is committed to ongoing continuing education and is also a part-time faculty member at Creighton University School of Dentistry.
In 2017, Dr. Wachter received the prestigious Fellowship Award through the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a member of the following professional organizations:
Dr. Wachter is married to Chelsea and they have a two-year-old daughter. In his spare time, Dr. Wachter enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, and either watching or attending various sporting events.
Beth brings nearly twenty years of dental experience along with her special brand of skilled, friendly care. She joined our team in 2007 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry.
Beth enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them work to improve their oral health. Originally from Kearney, Beth, her husband, and their two daughters now live in Papillion. In her spare time, she teaches kickboxing and enjoys running.
Kim has been a Dental Hygienist in the Omaha metro area for 17 years. Her fondness for and expertise in the field extends far beyond cleaning teeth. Getting to know all her wonderful patients through the years is what she enjoys most about her career, and it shows in the way she turns their dental visits into unique, positive, and personalized learning experiences. You might even say our Kim can make a visit to Family Dentistry of Bellevue fun!
In her free time, Kim adores taking her young son on adventures in the city, backyard gardening, running, music, friendships, and family.
Lois been a trusted, valuable member of our team since 2006. She loves helping educate patients about how best to care for their smiles, and the most rewarding part of her job is helping anxious patients feel better about going to the dentist while providing them with the best possible care. Lois holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene and brings more than three decades of dental experience to our patients.
Lois was born in Ohio and lived in Michigan for several years. If you ever feel stressed about your commute, Lois’ might make you feel better—she drives in everyday from Malvern, IA! Happily married with one child, Lois spends the majority of her time outside the office with friends and family.
Christy is from the Omaha area and has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. Her favorite aspect of her job is the wonderful patients she meets and helps each day as well as the amazing Family Dentistry of Bellevue team she feels privileged to work with.
Christy has been happily married to her husband Craig for 30 years, and they share two children and one grandbaby. In her free time, Christy enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to flea markets, and of course, watching the Huskers!
Gwendolyn is the newest member of our Bellevue dental team but brings two decades of dental experience with her. She completed the dental assisting program at Galen College in 1995, and enjoys working with her coworkers, dentists, and patients to create a welcoming and supportive dentistry environment.
Originally from California, Gwendolyn enjoys serving her community with exceptional dental care. In her free time, Gwendolyn spends with family and friends. She especially enjoys spending time with her new grandbaby, Cade.
Jen is originally from Bellevue, Nebraska, and has been in the dentistry field for 8 years. She attended Creighton University for instruction in radiographs and coronal polishing and holds an Associates in Applied Science from the College of St. Mary’s. Her favorite thing about her job is getting to know each patient on a personal level and helping them reach and keep optimal oral health.
Jen has been married to Brandon for 8 years, and their family includes kids Ben and Sam and a 130-pound dog named Hank. She values her faith, family, and friends. In her leisure time, Jen enjoys experiencing her little family’s “firsts” and supporting their Little League baseball teams. She also enjoys shopping at Target, running, traveling, doing all things outdoorsy, and rooting for the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, and Gophers.
Jen also says, “I can juggle and ride a unicycle (but not at the same time)!”
Kelly entered the dental field in 2001 and became one of Dr. Mack’s first dental assistants in 2002. She loves working with Dr. Mack and our team to make patients feel welcome and comfortable throughout care. Kelly is always happy to help wherever she can and has completed additional training in radiography and coronal polishing to better serve her patients.
Originally from Omaha, Kelly is happily married to her husband Brent. She enjoys spending time with her friends and big (growing) family. They have a busy house full of kids, love, and laughter.
Elizabeth is dedicated to helping patients make the most of their dental insurance investment. She joined our team in 2015 with a decade of experience in the dental field. Always happy to help any way she can, Elizabeth has become a patient favorite.
Originally from Colorado, Elizabeth enjoys traveling with her family in their RV, and spending time outside walking her two dogs, riding bikes, and traveling home to see family. She also loves football— especially rooting for her Denver Broncos.