Dr. Mikala Hoge
Dr. Mikala Hoge is a Lincoln, Nebraska native who, along with her husband Chad, specializes in pediatric dentistry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center-College of Dentistry in 2005. She practiced general dentistry for four years before deciding to pursue a specialty degree in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Mikala always knew she eventually wanted to specialize in a particular field of dentistry. After she saw how much Dr. Chad enjoyed practicing, she decided to further her education in the specialty of pediatric dentistry. She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center-Omaha Children’s Hospital and from day one, she enjoyed the challenges and rewards of the specialty. She completed her two-year pediatric dental residency in 2011.
Dr. Mikala is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, the North Dakota Dental Association, and the Southeast District Dental Society.
In her private practice, Dr. Mikala enjoys helping fearful children overcome their hesitations by showing them that a trip to the dentist can be fun. This success arises from establishing relationships with children and building trust.
Dr. Mikala enjoys spending time with her husband, Chad, and their two energetic daughters. She also likes to exercise and travel.