Dr. Steve Wirth
Dr. Wirth originally grew up on a farm in Nebraska City. He graduated from Lourdes Central High School in 2000. He attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he was a member of FarmHouse Fraternity, graduating in 2004. He attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry graduating in 2008 with distinction.
Dr. Wirth began his career practicing with an office in Corvallis Oregon. After two years, he desired to further his education and moved to Kansas City to participate in a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency. The residency focused on complex and advanced techniques, with a heavy emphasis on placing and restoring dental implants.
After his residency in 2011, Dr. Wirth was excited to return to Nebraska to be closer to family and friends. He has spent the past three years working in a private practice in Lincoln and teaching part-time at the Dental College.
“I love having the opportunity to create lasting relationships with patients and help educate them on what we can do to give them the best oral health possible. I am passionate about advancing technology in dentistry, and how we can best use it to benefit our patients, including one visit crowns, digital radiography, and implants”
Professionally, Dr. Wirth is a member of the ADA, Nebraska Dental Association, and the Lincoln District Dental Association, for which he currently serves as President. Additionally, he serves as an advisor for his college fraternity and sits on the UNL Honors Program alumni executive board.
When not working, Dr. Wirth enjoys running, golfing, and skiing. He is a sports nut and can usually be found at most Nebraska sporting events. He has a large, extended family and lots of nieces and nephews with whom he loves to spend his free time.
We expect you will find Dr. Wirth to be an exceptional addition and caregiver for your dental health. We feel fortunate to have him on the Optimal Dental Team!