Meet Our Hygiene Team
Bethany was born and raised in Omaha Nebraska and attended Millard North High School. Bethany graduated from Iowa Western Community College in 2014 with her dental hygiene license, and then furthered her education at Creighton and graduated in 2016. She joined the Quality Dental Care team in 2015.
She provides patients with routine cleanings as well as periodontal therapy. Her top priority is to provide thorough and gentle care while building lasting relationships. She always takes time to educate her patients about ways to improve their oral hygiene. Bethany loves animals and has rescued 3 kittens (Ava, Finley and Kash), which she loves dearly. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family and trying new recipes with her husband. She says the most rewarding part of being a dental hygienist is seeing her routine patient’s oral health improve.
Mara was born on a small island of the coast of Portugal. She moved to Nebraska when she was two and it has been home ever since. She grew up in Beaver Lake and went to a small school south of Plattsmouth. Mara graduated from Iowa Western Community College with her dental hygiene license and joined the Quality Dental Care Team in 2014. She has a son who was born in September 2019 and daughter who is in Kindergarten that keep her very busy. When they have a chance she and her husband enjoy bike riding, taking the kids to the park, and other family activities. Her favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is that she gets to meet new people and help them feel great about their smile. She is very caring and kind and will always puts your comfort first. This profession is the one of the most rewarding things she has ever done and she can’t wait to meet you.
Donnita is from Dwight, Nebraska and attended East Butler High School. She graduated from Iowa Western Community College in 2018 with her dental hygiene license and joined the Quality Dental Care team a few months later. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and her cat Toulouse. She loves traveling the country and plans to travel the world. Donnita knew she wanted to be a dental hygienist when she was a teen in braces. One of the reasons that she loves her job is that she gets to brighten everyone’s smile because a smile is the most beautiful thing you can wear!
Aaron is originally from the small town of Corning, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa Western Community College in 2015 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Aaron worked in central Iowa prior to moving to Omaha and joining Quality Dental Care in 2019. Aaron always strives to educate his patients on ways to improve their oral health. Having patients make improvements on their oral hygiene and health with each visit is a personal goal of Aaron’s and he truly enjoys seeing it happen.
During his free time, Aaron enjoys spending time outdoors traveling, hiking, fishing or walking his Miniature Schnauzer, Gus. He also has a cat named Pippin. When he isn’t outside Aaron likes to cook, read, watch movies, and play board and videogames.
Mary was born and raised in Minnesota. Mary attended Creighton University for some of her general coursework and completed her Dental Hygiene Degree at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, MN in 2012. She recently moved to Omaha and joined the Quality Dental Care Team in 2019.
Mary absolutely loves helping people and getting to know her patients. She strives to help each patient feel comfortable during their dental experience.
While she’s not at work, Mary enjoys baking and cake decorating. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend. She also loves spending time with her family and her nieces and nephews. Being from Minnesota, Mary is a MN sports fan and loves to cheer for the Vikings! She also likes being active by working out, being outdoors, kayaking, and traveling. Mary’s favorite thing about being a hygienist is seeing patients and building lasting relationships with everyone, while helping them improve and maintain their oral health.