Dental Advantage Plan

*No dental insurance? *Losing your dental insurance? *Paying too much for you dental insurance? *Retired? Need dental care? *Looking to save money on your dental care? *Patient Focused Dentistry *No deductibles *No max *No waiting periods We offer 12 month plans for Adults, children and a plan for Periodontal care. Stop by our office for more information or call to chat with Mandy or Laurie. Here to serve your oral health care!

Meet our team

Kristen Hermansen-Ryan DDS, FAGD Read Bio

Dr. Ryan is a Central City graduate, attended undergrad at UNL, and graduated with her dental degree from UNMC College of Dentistry. Since graduation, she has sought out continuing education to enhance the level of dentistry that she provides to patients. Dr. Ryan received her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (that's what the F.A.G.D. stands for) on June 28, 2014. To have earned this honor, she has spent over 600 hours in continuing education courses and has passed a rigorous ex...Read More

Laurie Dexter Patient Care Coordinator Read Bio

Laurie has been delighting patients of our dental practice since April of 1990, serving in the capacity of Patient Care Coordinator. Laurie works with insurance, appointment scheduling, accounts, and sometimes you can catch her in the back working as a chair side dental assistant. Laurie brings an amazing wealth of knowledge to our team and works continuously to keep the office running smoothly for patients and staff. Laurie grew up and graduated from Silver Creek. She has been married to E...Read More

Wendy Botsch Read Bio

Dental Hygienist Wendy has been in the Dental field for the past 11 years. Starting as an office manager, then dental assisting, while continuing her dental hygiene curriculum, she worked in Lincoln for Lincoln Periodontics before returning to her hometown and joining our Team in July 2012. Wendy enjoys being back in the community and reconnecting with familiar faces and new faces alike! She loves her profession and is passionate about hygiene. Wendy is married to Dan Botsch who also co...Read More

Chelsea Arendt, RDH Read Bio

Dental Hygienist Chelsea Arendt is a 2014 Dental Hygiene graduate from Hastings CCC. Before obtaining her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Chelsea earned her degree in Dental Assisting in 2013 from CCC as well. She is passionate about dentistry and the connection she is able to make with her patients as she strives to provide the best care to each individual. Chelsea is married to her high school sweet heart Jacob Arendt from Valentine, NE. They have one spunky daughter, Adalyn...Read More

Emily Swartz Dental Assistant Read Bio

Emily joined our office in late 2017 and hasn't taken a breath since. She had six years of dental assisting experience before becoming part of our team, and she's been running all over the state to take classes and improve the level of patient care that she delivers. Emily brings a quiet, calming presence to the office which we think balances out Dr. Ryan just right. If you get them both in the same room the laughter level is at a medium. Emily lives in metro Grand Island with her husban...Read More

Mandy Perdew Patient Care Coordinator Read Bio

Mandy Perdew grew up in Nebraska (Go Big Red!), and is married to her best friend, Andy. They have 4 children who love to cause gray hair and wrinkles but make life completely wonderful. Andy coaches basketball at Nebraska Christian School, where their children attend. He also works full time for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The whole family enjoys sports, whether it's watching or playing. Mandy loves her family, the outdoors, Uganda, and Gilmore Girls. She is excited to be a part of th...Read More

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Services we provide

At Dr. Kristen Ryan we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.

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