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The Neligh Family Dentistry team is dedicated to ensure that your visit is friendly and each patient has the best experience possible. We work hard to create an environment that is comfortable and professional, as well as fun and inviting. Click below to learn a little bit more about each of our providers and support staff.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Tim Brovont
Dr. Brovont is originally from Lyons, Nebraska, where he grew up on a farm helping his family raise corn and soybeans, with passions for the outdoors and sports. After graduating from Lyons-Decatur Northeast he pursued his undergraduate degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Dr. Brovont received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 2014. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Sioux City Dental Society. He treats both children and adults and enjoys developing a relationship with his patients to provide his patients with care that is unique to each patient’s goals.
He is joined in practice by his wife Dr. Cristina Brovont. His passion for the outdoors and sports continues today. He enjoys spending his free time with his familly camping, hunting, fishing and attending Nebraska games.
Dr. Cristina Brovont
Dr. Cristina Brovont is thrilled to be a part of Neligh Family Dentistry. She chose the path to dentistry because she loves how it combines both science and art. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry in 2010 and enjoys treating patients of all ages and believes in comprehensive care focused on prevention for the entire family. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and most recently embarked on training to provide comprehensive orthodontics through one of the world’s leading orthodontic training program for general dentists, Progressive Orthodontics. Drs. Tim and Cristina have teamed up to focus on providing your family with the care you need for a healthy smile for life.
When she is not practicing dentistry she enjoys spending time with her family. Tim and Cristina have four small children, all boys! She enjoys spending time outdoors camping. She also enjoys running and walking, usually with a stroller/and or a dog or two in the process! Her other hobbies include sewing, crafting, DIY projects, and just learning in general. She welcomes you and your family to the office with open arms!
Meet Our Team
Dawn Hixson, Dental Assistant
Dawn started working in Neligh with Dr. Terry Jensen in July of 1994-2017 and remained with the practice when Drs. Tim and Cristina Brovont came to Neligh Family Dentistry. Dawn is married to Jeff and has two daughters, Brooke and Jaclynn. They have a Pomsky named Chloe and enjoy camping, boating, motorcycle races, sudoku, and spending time with family and friends.
Lynette Krebs, Dental Assistant
Lynette joined Neligh Family Dentistry in 2011 but has been in dentistry since 1999. Lynette currently lives in Neligh and is married to Jeff. Together they have two daughters, Calli and Kirsten. She enjoys camping, boating, sporting activities, traveling and spending time with her family.
Raylynn Clark, Dental Hygienist
Raylynn is from North Platte, Nebraska, however, both her parents grew up around the Neligh area. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2015 with a Nutrition, Exercise, & Health Science degree. After taking a couple of years off, she decided to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree at UNMC and graduated in 2019. She loves that she can use her nutrition background to help educate patients on how important a healthy diet is to oral health. She was recently married to a Plainview native, Keaton, in September of 2019 and they live out on the farm raising crops and cattle. Raylynn has known Neligh all her life and is excited to be back in the area and be close to family.
Erica Schmidt, RDH
I grew up and went to high school in Plainview then I pursued my education at the University of South Dakota. I graduated with a bachelors of science in dental hygiene in 2009. I have a passion for dental hygiene and building relationships with my patients. I’ve had additional training in infection control and take pride in implementing those standards in the office. I worked in South Dakota until I met my husband Kyle and then moved to Battle Creek. We were there for 8 years before moving back home to Plainview where Kyle got the job as High School Principal. We have 3 children, Harper, Riggins and Khloe. We spend a lot of time at sporting events and enjoy spending time with family and friends.
BrieAnn Colfack, Dental Receptionist
BrieAnn is originally from O’Neill, NE and at a young age moved to Norfolk and graduated from Norfolk Senior High. She graduated from Wayne State College in 2015 with her bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and Office Administration. Her passion is helping others and is excited to be more involved in the community. She enjoys kayaking, swimming, fishing and being around family and friends. She currently resides in Tilden and will be getting married to a West Point native, Jason in May of 2022. (Photo Coming Soon!)
Marriah Paulk, Front Office Receptionist
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