Dental Staff

Arielle Brinkman

Arielle Brinkman is a 2016 graduate of the UNMC College of Dentistry and a 2017 graduate of the UMKC AEGO residency program. Dr. Brinkman joined our practice on July 3rd, 2017. Dr. Brinkman grew up in a big family in Shickley, Nebraska. She graduated from Shickley Public High School in 2007 and continued her education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a double major in Nutrition Science and Dietetics, graduating in 2012. She spent her adolescent and college years helping her mother, uncle, and grandfather in their dental office in York, NE where she discovered her passion for dentistry and small towns. She decided she wanted to follow in her family's footsteps and went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2016. Dr. Brinkman completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Brinkman learned various advanced procedures such as placing and restoring implants, root canals, cosmetic dentistry, and is Invisalign certified.

Dr Brinkman is married to Layne Ford, owner of Turtle Creek Plant Co. in Elyria, NE. They have two daughters, Ophelia and Ivy. In her spare time, Dr. Brinkman enjoys cooking, working out, and spending time with her friends and family. She has enjoyed everything the community of Ord has to offer and is excited to continue serving Ord and the surrounding communities.

Jamie Gydesen, RDH

Jamie grew up outside of Chambers and graduated from Chambers High School in 2014. She graduated from the dental hygiene program in 2019 at UNMC College of Dentistry. After graduation, she worked as a hygienist in Lincoln for a few years before moving to Ord to continue her career. Jamie is married to Grant Gydesen. She enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Suzanne Cox, RDH

Suzanne grew up on a farm just north of Ord and graduated from Ord High School in 2006. She attended college at the University of Nebraska at Kearney until she was accepted into the hygiene program at UNMC College of Dentistry. In 2010, she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She then returned to Ord after graduating and started her Dental Hygiene career. Suzanne and her husband Ian (a native of Sargent, Nebraska) were married in September of 2011 and live on her family's farm. They have two daughters, Tylee and Azlyn, and two sons, Zayden and Kysen. Suzanne enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, and riding horses.

LeAnn Beran, Dental Assistant

LeAnn has been a dental assistant since 1971 and a part of our office for the duration of her dental career. LeAnn grew up in Ord and is a graduate of Ord High School. She is married to Dale Beran and they have three children. Her daughter Jodi and her husband Neil live in Grand Island with their three children. Trystan, Aidan, and Alyssa. LeAnn's son Jeff and his wife Jennifer live in Ord with their daughter, Peyton. LeAnn's youngest daughter, Jaclyn lives with her husband Andrew, with a son Abel in McCook, NE. In her spare time, LeAnn enjoys helping others, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Dianne Worm, Dental Assistant

Dianne worm has been a dental assistant since 1976. Dianne grew up in Ord and is a graduate of Ord High School and SE Community College in Lincoln. She is married to Bruce Worm and they have two children. Her daughter Amy lives in Riverdale with her husband Craig they have three children Cole, Macy, Owen. Her son Nathan lives in Lincoln with his wife Susie who owns a dental clinic. They have two boys Nolan and Easton. In Dianne’s spare time she loves to be outside with her vegetable and flower gardens.

Shelley Collier, Dental Assistant

Shelley has been a dental assistant since 1997. She graduated from Ord High School and is married to Jerry Collier; they live in the country northeast of Ord. Shelley and Jerry have three grown children. Their daughter Kelsey and her husband Jesse live in Holdrege with their three children (Zac, Kenzie, and Avery); Kylee and her husband Jared live in Grand Island with their two sons (Jake and Grant). Tyler and his wife Chelsea live north of Ord with their four children (Judson, Nyla, Brylie, & Lakynn). In Shelley's spare time she enjoys flower and vegetable gardening.

Sara Rogers, Office Manager

Sara grew up in Ord and graduated from Ord High School in 2007. She moved to Albion in 2008. In 2009, she attended Hastings CCC and graduated the Dental Assisting Program. She then started her Dental Assisting career in Albion. Sara moved back to her hometown of Ord in 2011. She has one son, Gannon, who was born April 8th of 2015, and a dog named Dax. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, kayaking, baking, and being outdoors.

Elizabeth Goldfish, Secretary

Elizabeth grew up on a farm outside of Ord. She graduated Ord High School in 2010. Elizabeth is married to Robert Goldfish. They have a son named Owen. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys camping, kayaking, fishing, hunting, spending time with family & friends, and taking walks with her dog, Echo.

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