Meet Dr. Annette Cserna
Creating beautiful smiles and improving her patients’ self-esteem are just a couple of the reasons why Dr. Cserna practices orthodontics. She has a deep and genuine interest in providing high-quality orthodontic care with an attention to detail for every one of her patients. Dr. Cserna has brought together an excellent team who are experienced and committed to providing her patients the results they deserve.
Dr. Cserna is a 1982 graduate of Fresno State, where she received her Bachelor of Arts. After obtaining her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1989 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, she went on to complete a general practice residency at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
She practiced general dentistry in rural Nebraska and taught at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry for several years. Dr. Cserna returned to the College of Dentistry to earn her certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics in 1996 as well as a Master of Science in oral biology.
Continuing education and professional collaboration
Dr. Cserna is absolutely committed to staying up to date with the newest advances in orthodontics. She takes at least 20 to 30 continuing-education hours a year, to learn new skills that will benefit her patients and provide more effective and efficient treatments for everyone. She has participated in a regional study group of orthodontists who use Damon® Smile and has been a Damon user since 1992. Dr. Cserna is also an Invisalign® Premier Provider. This status required numerous hours of training to achieve.
Dr. Cserna believes strongly that staying directly linked to the professional community is one of the most important ways to provide you with the highest quality of care. Her commitment to this is clear from her membership in several professional organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Nebraska Dental Association
- Lincoln District Dental Association
- Nebraska Society of Orthodontists
- Lincoln Orthodontic Society
- Midwestern Society of Orthodontists
Outside the office
Dr. Cserna and her husband Mike have two boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and traveling.