Dr. Kort Igel, DDS

Dr. Kort Igel, DDS

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Dr. Kort Igel, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Dentistry in 1985 and practices orthodontics.Read his story

10801 Pacific St Ste 200

Omaha, NE 68154

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  • Aetna
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  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
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  • Guardian
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This content was provided by Dr. Igel "Dr. Kort Igel has been voted "Best Orthodontist" in Omaha, Nebraska by Omaha Magazine and The Reader since 2007. Dr. Igel understands the impact that a beautiful smile can have on a patient's life. He is committed to providing each of his patients with outstanding treatment to deliver beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime. Dr. Igel was born in Omaha and graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry. He received his Master's Degree and Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has served as a clinical professor of Orthodontics at both UNMC School of Dentistry and Creighton University School of Dentistry. His research and articles have been published numerous times in orthodontic journals."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Igel "All orthodontic treatment planning at Igel Orthodontics is centered around the airway.

Misaligned teeth & jaws can limit airways preventing optimal breathing. We are dedicated to increasing awareness of sleep apnea and stressing the importance of proper breathing and proper sleeping. Sleep Apnea is a medical problem with an orthodontic solution.

Traditional Sleep Apnea Treatments include oral appliances such as snoring devices and CPAP machines. While they are effective, they come with side effects, are difficult to tolerate and don't address the underlying anatomical problem.

Sleep Apnea is a problem dealing with structure of the airway and the craniofacial anatomy, and as such, all orthodontic treatment can and should be developed around sustaining the best airway possible, especially in growing children. Airways can be enlarged and they can be developed.

Understanding this is essential for patients suffering from sleep apnea, & critical in children at risk for developing sleep apnea."

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1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

1  Conditions Treated

  • Orthodontic Disorders

11  Procedures

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Education

  • Creighton University School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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This was my second go around with braces, so not my only experience with Orthodontic treatment. I had the WORST treatment experience! Dr. Igel was very unprofessional in the way he conducted himself with me regarding patient interactions, patient education and overall customer service. Often times...Read More
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Feb 17, 2018
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Dr. Igel & his staff are superb! I work in healthcare & have come across many practitioners. Dr. Igel has a great bedside manner, explains things well & in a way you can understand, and really care about his patients. The evening after my daughter got her braces placed for the first time, Dr. Igel...Read More
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Iowa City, IA – Aug 30, 2017
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He's simply the best for orthodontic care!
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Jen in Papillion, NE – Mar 11, 2016
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