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Oral Conscious Sedation

As well as Modern IV Sedation Dentistry

          Master, College of Conscious Sedation            

StarSmiles Omaha ​​        

The Sedation Dentistry Practice

Modern Sedation Dentistry

for a Healthy Life Style

Michael A. Starkey, DDS, PC

7618 Dodge Street Omaha, Ne 68114


Kathy is our dental hygienist. She is trained in non surgical periodontal treatment, local anesthesia, and relaxing gas. Kathy was a dental assistant of ours before going to hygiene school. She has worked with Dr. Starkey since she was 19 years old in 1991. Kathy is married and her daughter is attending Creighton University with the goal of becoming a medical doctor.

The Starkey Dental Team & Team Dynamics

From left to right: Dr. Starkey, Melissa, Jane, Kathy, & Mary

Jane is our utility dental assistant. She has over twenty years experience in dentistry; she is a happily married grandmother.

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Dr. Mike Starkey has been in general dentistry practice since 1981.

He is a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and he is the only dentist in Nebraska certified by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology as Master in the College of Conscious Sedation.

He has provided over 3,000 parental (IV) sedation visits safely since 1985. He was the fourth dentist in the State of Nebraska to get the parenteral anesthesia permit. Doctor is also licensed to practice in Colorado.

Dr. Starkey is also a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and has placed hundreds of dental implants along with restoring them since 1999. He is working toward his associate fellowship in the AAID.

Dr. Starkey received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering/Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Dr. Starkey's interests are teeth of all kinds, geology, and playing electric guitar (head phones only no amps).

Mary, Our office Manager
Mary can help with financial matters and insurance and appointments
Mary  has been with Dr. Starkey since 1982 and has expertise in helping with financing and insurance matters.
She has 4 grown children and is a grandmom.

Melissa our implant coordinator and Sedation Monitoring Tech.

Melissa has over 15 years of experience in dental implants and anesthesia.

She has been with Dr. Starkey's Dental Team since 2006

Melissa  is married and has one teenage daughter- Kamryn the joy of her life.