Meet The Team

Omaha Dentists

Dr. Mark Panneton is a 1987 graduate of the Creighton University Dental School. After graduation he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Creighton University where his primary focus was oral surgery. Dr. Panneton has also completed extensive training in orthodontics, implants, and reconstructive dentistry. He is dedicated to finding common sense solutions to problems that affect the overall systemic health of his patients. By utilizing sedation dentistry, Dr. Panneton is able to achieve full mouth restorations in two visits. Working in conjunction with oral surgeons and plastic surgeons, he has helped restore patients who have been involved in traumatic injuries back to dental health.

He has been practicing in the Sarpy County area for over 20 years. Currently, he practices dentistry with an emphasis on aesthetics and reconstruction at Panneton Dental Group in Omaha and at Val Verde Dental in La Vista, Nebraska.

Dr. Panneton has been providing care for the Lancer hockey team for over 20 years.

Dr. Panneton enjoys spending time with his wife Nicole and his four children, Lindsey, Derek, Cooper and Ava.


 Dr. Elizabeth Sand was born and raised in Lakeville, Minnesota. She moved to Nebraska to attend college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and then went on to attend the UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln where she graduated in 2016.

Dr. Sand’s passion for patient care started when she was young. She has worked and volunteered in many different health care arenas, ultimately falling in love with dentistry. Dentistry allows Dr. Sand to use her creative talents and nurturing personality to change patients’ lives for the better. Whether she is taking her patients out of discomfort or pain, designing their dream smiles, or talking preventative healthcare measures, Dr. Sand is adept in all areas of dentistry. Her comprehensive work and attention to detail have even helped detect early onset cancer in one case!

Dr. Sand enjoys learning new, cutting edge dental techniques and technologies. She hopes to conquer patients’ fears of the dentist and provide them with a comfortable and safe environment that they will ultimately feel comfortable returning to for years to come. Dr. Sand loves the relationships that dentistry allows her to build with her patients.

Dr. Sand resides with her spouse, Travis, and their dog, Nino, in Blair. They enjoy spending time together going on walks, camping, working out, and traveling. Dr. Sand likes to cook, bake, and read a good book. Dr. Sand has volunteered her clinical skills at Nebraska Mission of Mercy clinics and Lincoln’s People City Mission. Dr. Sand is a member of the American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association, Omaha District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Daoka Collins, APRN is compassionate about transforming lives and improving inner confidence by enhancing one’s outer beauty.  She has over 15 years of experience as a nurse practitioner in a variety of procedural and perioperative settings. She specializes in assisting with major wound reconstructive surgery and minor aesthetic cosmetic procedures with minimally invasive body treatments.

She has continued to expand her knowledge and skills by obtaining her wound nurse certificate, and assists in the development of wound specialty services for both hospitalized and outside clinic patients.

Her passion has always lead her back to the beauty of youthful glowing skin at all stages of life.  As her knowledge increases about the process of appropriate wound healing and preventative measures to slow down the aging process of the skin, she has expanded her expertise to be able to educate and offer patients accurate information about their skins concerns within their life style and financial capabilities.  

Allergan certified in Volbella, Botox, Voluma, Juvederm Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC. Daoka not only has the clinical expertise, she also has an artistic eye with a skillful hand to augment your profile to restore that youthful triangle with a natural look without appearing overfilled.






Let Our Dentists Make Your Smile A Little Brighter

For all your dental needs, you can count on Panneton Dental Group to provide you with quality dental service. Call us today.



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Office Location

  • Omaha
  • 17607 Gold Plaza, Suite 108
  • Omaha, NE
  • 68130
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  • Call: 402-934-5200