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With more than 125 years of combined experience, the team at Family Dental Center of West Point is committed to much more than just your healthy smile.

When it comes to dentistry, we know there are many places to turn for your care. We take a great deal of pride in our work, but just as important as the amazing results are the special relationships we form with our patients. That’s why they come back to us year after year. If you have yet to experience a visit with our staff of two doctors, two hygienists, four assistants and two administrative assistants, we invite you to do so soon. We know you will find a warm and welcoming experience and a staff who cares about your comfort.

West Point has the latest dental technology, including digital X-Rays that allow us to make an instant diagnosis that patients can see and understand. The latest and least invasive techniques are used for the best possible results and quickest recovery times.

Dr. Shawn Kralik and Dr. Jesse Carr both earned their degrees from the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Dentistry, one of the top dental schools in the nation. They are also both native Nebraskans who are proud to practice dentistry within hours of where they were raised.

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  • Dr.
    Shawn Kralik

    Dr. Kralik has been with Family Dental Center of West Point since graduating from the UNMC College of Dentistry in 2003.  Dr. Kralik is a Nebraska native, growing up in Seward, NE.  He is an innovative leader, always utilizing the foremost technology dentistry has to offer.  Family Dental Center is able to offer a wide array of services and techniques due to Dr. Kralik’s recognition of the ever-changing field of Dentistry.

    Dr. Kralik has completed a 2-year course in orthodontics for general dentists with Progressive Orthodontics; considered the leader in orthodontic education.  He enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special passion for the treatment of kids.  Dr. Kralik was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Rural Health Advisory Commission for the State of Nebraska, he is the only dentist that serves on this board, the board deals with issues facing rural health care.  Dr. Kralik is also a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Nebraska Dental Association.

    Dr. Kralik loves to spend time with his wife Anne and their two boys Kolton and Konnor.  They enjoy spending time together playing outdoors, sports, attending sporting events, hunting, and fishing.  Dr. Kralik is also very active in the community, serving on the West Point Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Columbus activities, coaching youth football, basketball, and soccer.

  • Dr.
    Jesse Carr

    Dr. Carr joined the Family Dental Center team in 2008 after graduating from UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln. Even before graduating from Seward High School, Dr. Carr knew he wanted to become a dentist and practice in rural Nebraska. While completing his undergraduate studies at Wayne State College, Dr. Carr fell in love with Northeast Nebraska, so West Point has been a perfect fit.

    Dr. Carr and his wife Christa have two sons: Caleb and Reid.  Christa is originally from West Point and is currently a pharmacist at our hometown Shopko.  Together they like to spend time with family and friends, love the outdoors, and enjoy dining out and seeing the latest movies.

    Since moving to town, Dr. Carr has played town-team baseball with the Bombers and coaches youth basketball. In his free time he enjoys hunting and fishing.


What Our Patients Say About Us

    He [Dr Carr] is a great dentist. He even called and checked on me after I had to have 2 wisdom teeth extracted. I will definitely recommend him to everyone I know. Thanks Dr. Carr for being the first dentist who actually cared about how I was doing.

    Daniel W

    The people here are well informed, kind and very good at what they do. The doctors themselves are personable and really deal with you one on one. (They also encourage children to brush correctly and let them know what can happen if they don’t! That doesn’t happen very often anymore. Have been going for eight years and do not have a single complaint


    Jill was very accomodating and so sweet since she knew I had so many problems and I was in so much pain! So thank you Jill and Dr. Kralik for fixing me back up!!

    Heather K

    Great place to go! All the staff are awesome!

    Jason M

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