Dr. Halie Bricker is a native of Kearney. She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and obtained a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She has a passion for learning and is committed to continuing her education in order to remain current with state of the art technology, procedures, and materials in dentistry. During her time at UNMC she was involved in many activities outside the routine curriculum. She was selected by her peers to attend the American Student Dental Association National Leadership Conference two years in a row. She had the opportunity to volunteer her time providing dental services at the triannual Sharing Clinic, the clinic at Peoples Health Center, as well as providing free care at the Nebraska Mission of Mercy for five years. She loves staying involved and volunteering her time, and continues to do so by participation in mission trips to Jamaica sponsored by the Christian Dental Society. In her free time she enjoys cooking and gardening. She enjoys traveling and the outdoors: camping, fly fishing, biking, and sand volleyball are a few of her favorites. Dr. Bricker also has a strong passion for animals and share her home with Dak, her opinionated feline friend, and Freya, her Great Pyrenees puppy. She is also very family and friends oriented and is honored to be a part of the Swanson Family Dental team. She feels fortunate to be part of such a wonderful practice filled with individuals completely devoted to the care of our patients.