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Meet The Team

Jeni Brown

Dental Hygienist

Jeni graduated from Central Community College - Hastings with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1994.  She has been with Dr. Hohman for 10 years. Jeni is in the office Monday and every other Wednesday.  

Jeni and her husband Mike live in Elm Creek.  She has 3 daughters, Shelby is a junior at Wayne State College, Emme is a freshman at the University of Nebraska - Kearney, and Ashley is an 8th grader in Elm Creek.


Cara Ortgiesen

Dental Hygienist

Cara has been part of the Hohman Family Dental team since 2009.  She graduated from the UNMC Dental Hygiene Program in 1994. She is in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays, every other Wednesday and every other Thursday.  

Cara and her husband Chad have 2 children, Garrett and McKenna.  Garrett is a junior and McKenna is a 7th grader at Wilcox Hildreth School.  In Cara's spare time she enjoys attending her children's activities and riding horses.


Carmen Stradal

Dental Assistant

Carmen has been with Dr. Hohman for 15 years.  Carmen and her husband, Frank, live in Holdrege.  They have two grown children Quentin and Andrea.Their son, Quentin, and his wife live in Gretna, NE, and have two daughters. Their daughter, Andrea, and her husband live in Hickman, NE with their daughter and son.  

Carmen really enjoys visiting her grandkids.  They're all growing up fast and she loves every opportunity that she gets to go East to spend time with them. Carmen's husband Franklin is retired so they often enjoy being with their kids and grandkids for long weekends. 

Sandy Arehart

Dental Assistant

Sandy has been with the Hohman Family Dental team for several years.  She graduated from Lincoln Southeast college with an Associates Degree in Applied Science and is a CST.  

Sandy and her husband Kevin live in Holdrege.  They have a daughter, Kristen and her husband Lance, and a son Kalen and his wife Kayla , and 3 grandchildren, Keon, Kaylee, and Hudson.  In their spare time they enjoy camping, fishing, and spending time with their family.  

Becky Thomas


Shelbi Strong

Dental Hygienist

Shelbi is a rural Phelps County native that attended K-12 at Wilcox- Hildreth.  Shelbi graduated for the dental hygiene program at Central Community College of Hastings and passed her boards in the summer of 2020.  Prior to her dental hygiene schooling, Shelbi attended UNL where she received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics.  She is eager to be back  in the Holdrege area to provide the community  with her up-to-date knowledge and skills in dental hygiene.  Shelbi and her husband Justin live in Holdrege. 

Yesenia Alcantar

Dental Assistant


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Office Location

  • Holdrege
  • 1223 Hill Street
  • Holdrege, Nebraska
  • 68949
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  • Call: (308) 995-8639