Meet Holly A. Portwood D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Portwood has a passion for working with children and medically compromised patients. The Beatrice, Nebraska, native earned her Bachelor of Science from Hastings College and her Master of Science from The Ohio State University. She earned a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Dentistry, where she graduated with distinction, and also holds a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Portwood has been in private practice since 2010, and received her board certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2011. She also serves as an adjunct Faculty member of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Nebraska-College of Dentistry.

Dr. Portwood is a dedicated member of the:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Nebraska Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Orthodontic Society
  • Medical team at Hastings Surgical Center and Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital
  • Other local community boards

Dr. Portwood is dedicated to creating and maintaining healthy smiles for children that will last a lifetime, and believes that early prevention is the key to doing so. Dr. Portwood has attended several continuing education courses on orthodontic treatment to diagnose and treat early growth and development needs in children. Furthermore, Dr. Portwood places strong emphasis on providing positive and educational dental experiences for her patients and their parents.

Married to husband, Joe, they have a daughter Mila. Dr. Portwood’s hobbies include reading, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.

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“My daughter’s check up was fast, easy and they worked really hard to make sure that she was comfortable. Overall it was a great experience!”

Heather F.


“Great job with my 4 year old. They gave him great care!! His first cavities and he did great!! She fixed my dear sons broken front tooth. Looks amazing! Can’t even tell it was broke! Great color match!! Thanks!!”

Angie S.

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