Meet The Team

At Omni Dental Centre, your dental visits will be times of rejuvenation and restoration for your smile. You deserve excellent care provided by a team that fulfills your unique dental needs in an environment that is warm, inviting, and equipped with the most up-to-date technology available. Our practice uses revolutionary state-of-the-art technologies and procedures that decrease the amount of time and discomfort, while increasing convenience and enhancing your smile. We have been proudly providing excellent dental services for the past 40 years, and have acted as market leaders in our industry. Given our track record of 40 years of success, Omni Dental Centre aims to continually be some of the  best dentists in Council Bluffs and Carter Lake by delivering nothing but the best for our patients. Our team is expertly-trained, extremely knowledgeable, and will look after your every need. When it comes to consistent, outstanding oral health, knowing how to care for your teeth from the comfort of your own home is essential! Your team at Omni Dental want to help you feel empowered by your dental care and confident about your bright smile all year round.

Management Team

Terri Lenihan, CDPMA, FAADOM | Practice Administrator

Terri has been with our practice for many years and has vast knowledge and experience in many areas of dentistry. She currently works with our doctors and patients during consultations to help answer any financial, insurance, and scheduling questions. She is also in charge of coordinating much of our ongoing continuing education and office training experiences. Terri is a Certified Dental Practice Management Administrator (CDPMA) and a Fellow in the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM). She is also President of the Metro Omaha Dental Office Leaders. Terri enjoys volunteering for a variety of organizations including, Give Kids a Smile, Mission of Mercy and Omni Cares. She also loves to watch football with her friends and family, which includes her husband, two children, and two grandsons.

Corrie Ryan | Council Bluffs Office Manager

Corrie is a new face to greet you when you visit Omni Dental! With a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State and an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Corrie brings a vast knowledge to the Business Team and our patients. She is married with 3 lovely children. In her spare time, Corrie enjoys spending time with her family.

Business Team

Amy Blum | Business Team

Amy has been an Omni Dental team member for many years. She also has expertise in many areas of our practice making her a great resource for both our team and our patients. Her primary responsibilities include coordinating the schedule for the entire team and answering calls and questions from our patients. At home, Amy enjoys spending her time with her two boys.

Marty Thorson | Business Team

Marty’s years of experience in the dental office make her a valuable resource for our patients as they prepare to fit their dental care comfortably into their financial lives. As a business team member, she helps patients complete their dental visit. She assists patients in reserving appointments and also helps explain dental insurance benefits, while also handling all dental insurance claims. Outside work, Marty enjoys spending time with friends and family, which includes her daughter Hannah.

Hygienist Team

Nicole Thompson | Registered Dental Hygienist

As one of our dental hygienists, Nicole provides exceptional care for each patient. She regularly attends continuing education courses to further her education with the newest advancements in dental technology and techniques. Nicole’s years of experience in dentistry makes her an important resource for her patients. She works with her patients to help them maintain their smile for a lifetime. Away from the office, Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

Jamie Enders | Registered Dental Hygienist

Jamie has experience as a dental assistant in addition to her skill as a dental hygienist. She loves to take care of people by providing the best dental hygiene services possible in a relaxed, caring environment. Jamie has advanced training and certification to administer local anesthetics, nitrous oxide sedation, hygiene medication and to perform laser dentistry. Additionally, Jamie spends time volunteering with organizations such as Give Kids a Smile, and Omni Cares. Jamie is married with two boys – one 18 month old and one new born. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy riding bikes, golfing, boating, traveling and taking their dog, Sophie, for walks.

Gerri Baxter | Registered Dental Hygienist

Gerri is a Registered Dental Hygienist who also has experience as a Dental Assistant. Gerri enjoys interacting with patients in the Carter Lake and Council Bluffs offices. She regularly attends continuing education classes and volunteers at Give Kids a Smile and Omni Cares. Gerri is licensed to perform laser dentistry and local anesthetia. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, traveling, and hanging out with family and friends.

Alisha Suhr | Registered Dental Hygienist

Alisha enjoys interacting with many different personalities throughout the workday. Alisha has years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist at our Council Bluffs location. She has her certificate in Expanded Functions and over 12 years of dental experience. Alisha is married to her husband, Justin, and has one dog named Murphy. In her spare time, Alisha enjoys cooking.

Sara Williams | Registered Dental Hygienist

Sara is excited to work with patients on improving and keeping a beautiful, healthy smile. Sara has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Omni Dental Centre for over 6 years. Her education includes the completion of the Dental Assisting Program and Dental Hygiene Program at Iowa Western College. Sara will be married in November of 2016 and is a happy owner of one dog named Millie. Sara enjoys spending her free time with friends and family. As well, she can be found enjoying music, staying active, experiencing new places and meeting new people.

Clinical Team

Jessica Cook | Expanded Functions Registered Dental Assistant

Jessica assists our doctors chair side during a wide variety of treatments. She has many years of experience and commitment to continuing education allows her to stay on the cutting edge of new technology and techniques. She is an excellent source of information and guidance for our patients. One of her goals is to make patients comfortable and answer any question they may have. Her wide range of duties include assisting the doctor with treatment, patient care, digital radiography, laboratory work, and managing the supply inventory to name a few. Jessica is an active member of Tri-Center MOPS. She enjoys volunteering her time for Give Kids a Smile and Omni Cares. She is married with two daughters. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Cassie Freeman | Expanded Functions Registered Dental Assistant

Both a Certified Dental Assistant and a Registered Dental Assistant with the state of Iowa, Cassie relies on her experience and years of continuing education to provide our patients with state-of-the-art care. Her varied duties include assisting the doctor with treatments, taking digital radiographs and diagnostic casts in preparation for procedures, maintaining supplies, and helping patients understand their treatment and aftercare. In her spare time she enjoys camping, biking, and spending time with her husband and son.

Ashtin (Clark) Wambold | Dental Assistant

As a chair side Dental Assistant, Ashtin works with our doctors during treatment of all kinds. She focuses on your comfort in the dental chair, paying attention to the detail, and answering any questions you might have. Outside of work, Ashtin loves to go fishing with her husband, spend time with family and friends and play with her dogs, Dollie and Nellie.

Andrew Kruse | Dental Assistant

As a dental assistant, Andrew sets up and cleans our treatment areas, takes digital radiographs and dental impressions, and assists our doctors during treatments. He also takes the time to explain each step of treatment to each patient. At home, Andrew enjoys reading, bowling and spending time with his wife and three children.

Alaysia Rehfeldt | Registered Dental Assistant

As a Registered Dental Assistant, Alaysia’s focus is to keep the patient comfortable while assisting the doctors in various procedures. She enjoys getting to know the patients and providing the best care possible. Outside of work, Alaysia enjoys shopping, reading and hanging out with friends.

Autumn Tanner | Registered Dental Assistant

Autumn is a Registered Dental Assistant with the State of Iowa. Autumn’s commitment to continuing education helps her provide our patients with the most advanced dental care available. Autumn is currently working towards getting expanded function underneath her belt. She loves to make patients feel comfortable and help answer any questions that you may have. At home, Autumn enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, swimming and snowboarding. And she loves a good movie.

Gabrielle Bartels | Dental Assistant

Gabrielle went to school at Iowa Western College and received her Dental Assistant Certificate. Currently, she is practicing with Trainee status and is excited to be a part of the team at Omni Dental Centre. She is passionate about continuing her education, and has completed educational courses in Expanded Functions and Invisalign. Outside of the office, Gabrielle enjoys walking her dog and spending time her with family and friends.

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