About Us:

To understand each patient’s unique needs and use state-of-the-art orthodontic practices with a warm, friendly manner to create beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime.

Meet Our Doctor

Meet Dr. Igel,

Dr. Kort Igel has been voted the “Best Orthodontist” in Omaha and Papillion, Nebraska for the past five years for a reason. Igel Orthodontics works hard to provide the best care possible using the latest in orthodontic advancements. Dr. Igel and his Omaha and Papillion orthodontics team understand the impact that a beautiful smile can have on a patient’s life. This is why Dr. Igel is committed to providing each of his patients with outstanding treatment to deliver smiles that last a lifetime. Learn more about what makes Dr. Igel unique, and why he has been voted “Best Orthodontist” by The Reader and Omaha Magazine!

Education & Accolades

Dr. Igel, a native of Omaha, graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry. His Master's Degree and Certificate in Orthodontics were conferred by the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Igel is a past Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Dentistry and past Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at Creighton University School of Dentistry. Dr. Igel's research and articles have been published in several orthodontic journals.

Meet Our Staff

Hi! My name is Linda, and I oversee the general operations of Dr. Igel's practice.

I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Igel since 1997. I am originally from Minnesota, but have called Omaha home since 1985. My husband, Rick, and I have two grown children. I am a member and fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (FAADOM), a member of Metro Omaha Dental Office Leaders (MODOL), and the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).

I am pleased to be part of such a progressive office who offers such a high standard of care to both patients and parents. The emphasis placed on ensuring that every patient has a great experience at our office is amazing to see as displayed by the entire Igel team!

Tom
Financial Coordinator.

Hi, I'm Tom. I have been with Igel Orthodontics since March of 2011. It is my job to present the finances associated with our patients' orthodontic treatment and discuss payment options that best fit their financial needs. Working in the orthodontic field gives me the satisfaction of helping our patients feel more confident.

Outside of work, I am busy attending sporting events with friends and family as I am a loyal season ticket holder of both the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Kansas City Chiefs as well as an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves. When I am not at a game, I'm usually working out, playing softball or golfing.

Helen
Insurance Coordinator.

I am the Insurance Coordinator/Administrative Assistant at Igel Orthodontics! I have been a part of Dr. Igel’s wonderful team since 1999. I spend a good portion of my time filing insurance, following up on insurance claims and checking insurance benefits for our patients. My number one goal is to acquire the most accurate information I can for our parents/patients when it comes to their orthodontic insurance benefits. A patient’s positive experience along their orthodontic journey is very important to us all. This is possible through Dr. Igel’s insight and training shared with each of us.

When not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, two amazing daughters, and three wonderful grandchildren. Cooking is a huge passion of mine, and if there’s a recipe, you can bet I will find a way to change it up and make it my own. Also, give me a fire pit in the backyard, friends, and family, and I am in heaven!

Jennifer
Treatment Coordinator.

Welcome! I’m Jennifer, Dr. Igel’s Treatment Coordinator. I began my career with Igel Orthodontics in 1998. As the Treatment Coordinator, my main roles are building relationships and ensuring our patients and their families understand Dr. Igel’s treatment recommendations. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing a patient’s esteem grow as they continue through their orthodontic journey. One thing I love about my job is the relationships I have built with our patients and their families. I am truly honored to be a member of the Igel Team!

I am a native of Madison, South Dakota. I attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha and am currently a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers. I strive to continue my education on the latest and greatest in the orthodontic world!

Aside from work, my family is my true passion. I love watching my children’s sporting events and veg’ing-out at home with a movie. When I am not rushing here and there with kids, I also enjoy running and cheering on the Huskers!

Jamie
Orthodontic Assistant.

I have been an orthodontic assistant with Dr. Igel since 2001. Dr. Igel is an amazing orthodontist and he makes work fun. I love watching the smiles transform on all of our patients as they come in at each appointment. I love knowing that we are creating beautiful smiles for people that will last forever.

I am married with one stepson, and we have two dogs, Max and Mario. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending my time with family and friends, working out, and going to the lake

Ashley
Orthodontic Assistant.

Hello! My name is Ashley. I have been working for Dr. Igel since May 2013. I have been in the dental field for almost four years. I absolutely love talking with our patients and building relationships with them. Orthodontics is very rewarding; I get to watch smiles transform right before my eyes! Dr. Igel is the most caring and coolest person to work for. He cracks lots of jokes and builds very personal relationships with all the kids, which as a parent, I personally value greatly.

I have an amazing daughter, Lilyana, who many people call my mini clone. Our favorite thing to do is hang out at the pool and soak up the sun. We always enjoy shopping and hanging out with friends and family, or you might find us playing or watching movies.

Darice
Orthodontic Assistant

Originally from Seward, Nebraska, I now call Omaha my home. I am Darice and have been an orthodontic assistant since 2000. I joined the Igel Team in 2012. I love orthodontics because I like having fun with the patients and watching their smiles transform.

When I am not in the office, I spend time with my family, at the gym, and playing with my dogs, Rusty and Presley!

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Lewanna
Front Office Coordinator.

Hello, I'm Lewanna. I joined the Igel Orthodontics Team in 2014 and have loved every day since! Everyone in the office is friendly and welcoming. I am excited to witness such amazing changes in a person's smile…and their life.

I am originally from Wyoming, but now call Omaha my home. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with family & friends.

Hi, my name is Angie.

I started working at Dr. Igel's office in 2017. I am married with 2 children -- both of whom are currently attending college at UNO.

I also have a very small Yorkie named Ginger.

I keep busy with helping out at my daughters’s dance studio, I love doing interior decorating, and I also enjoy crafts.

Hello, my name is Yenises. My friends call me “Yeni”. I have been an Orthodontic Assistant since 2016.

I love being part of this awesome team and working with Dr. Igel. Everyone here is a joy to learn from. The atmosphere here is energetic and encouraging – which really motivates me, and my personal growth.

My favorite part of my job is watching a patient come in who is shy because of the way their teeth look and when their treatment is complete, they have become a completely different person with the biggest smile and so much confidence. One of the most rewarding parts of being an orthodontic assistant is seeing the patients who want to be here, and seeing how happy they become.

When I’m not working I enjoy spending my time with my family and our dogs Lulu and Toby.