Our goal is to provide you and your family with the best in comprehensive dental care.
With state-of-the-art technology and modern yet established techniques, we strive to
help you achieve your optimal dental health.
Dr. Jon attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for his undergraduate education and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2002. He is a member of the South Dakota Dental Association and the American Dental Association and serves on the SD Dental Foundation Board and the SD Political Action Committee.
Dr. Jon enjoys making patients feel at ease and loves restoring beautiful smiles. When not in the office Jon is golfing, hunting and exploring the beauty of the Black Hills with Dr. Tara and their three girls, Libby, Cecily and Astrid.
Dr. Tara attended college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2001. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Dakota Dental Association, and the South Dakota State Board of Dentistry. In addition, she is on the steering committee for CRDTS (Central Regional Dental Testing Service). Practicing in Rapid City since 2002, Tara and Jon founded Pine Peaks in 2004.
Dr. Tara practices comprehensive family dentistry with a heavy emphasis on conservative restorative procedures. She works to provide excellent dentistry in an environment where each patient has a complete understanding of his or her needs and treatment options. Dr. Tara was born at Ellsworth Air Force Base and grew up in Rapid City. She loves living in the Hills and being mom to her three daughters (and three dogs).
Dr. Brittni attended Creighton University in Omaha for her undergraduate degree in biology and graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2018. She is a member of the South Dakota Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Brittni enjoys treating patients of all ages and making them more confident in their smiles.
Dr. Brittni was raised in the Rapid City area and is excited to return home to the Black Hills with her husband, who also grew up locally. She enjoys hiking with her dog and spending time on the ranch.
With a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration, our Office Manager is highly qualified to navigate our busy practice. His personality, efficiency, and broad knowledge are considerable assets to our practice. He is also Dr. Tara’s brother. Bill is married and has three step-daughters, four dogs, two miniature donkeys, and some peacocks. He is our Dr. Doolittle!
Katie has been with us since 2011 and completed Dental Hygiene School at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. Katie is an excellent dental hygienist who is both exceptionally thorough and exceedingly gentle. She is married and has one son and one daughter that her keep her very busy. She likes sports—especially Husker football!
Rhonda has been with Schaack Family Dentistry for three years, but she’s been a dental assistant for 20+ years. Her great smile, warm demeanor, and years of experience make her a strong anchor for our team. Rhonda is married to Rob and has two grown sons. She is our go-to advisor for what’s good to watch on TV and at the movies!
Emily was a patient of Dr. Tara’s whom she convinced to become a dental assistant. She is an accomplished assistant who is certified in advanced techniques. In addition to being an exemplary assistant, Emily is also our clinic manager. She is married and has two boys. As a family they love to camp, fish, and spend time together.
Libby is a graduate from the University of South Dakota School of Dental Hygiene and is a transplant from Kimball, SD. Her hygiene skills speak for themselves, while her genuine smile and positive attitude are priceless assets to the office. Libby is a "dog mom" to her pup, Hugh. She loves to explore the Black Hills, hike, and do home projects.
Amber is an excellent, comprehensive hygienist that graduated from the USD Dental Hygiene program in 1995. She is South Dakotan to the core, originally coming from Mound City. Her down-to-earth personality and humor are the perfect addition to our team! Amber married her husband, Chris, in 2002 and they have two teenage children.
Lynn is our amazing office chef! No, actually, she is a wonderful assistant who just happens to be an amazing cook, too! Lynn's smile lights up the day, and her gentle way with patients really helps make appointments as pleasant as possible. She is married and has one son, loves to travel, read, spend time with friends and cook!