Dr. Ralph was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States when he was only 2 years old. He was raised in the small town of Galesburg, Illinois. He did his undergrad degree at Creighton University and graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1992. He married Susan and had 4 wonderful children, Maria (16) , Michael (13) , Thomas (10), and Katie (8) . Dr. Ralph enjoys golfing, coaching his kids’ athletic teams, watching sports, and is a current member of the Knights of the Columbus.
Susan, our office manager and Dr. Corpuz’s lovely wife, was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. After getting her Bachelor’s in Elementary and Special Education from Creighton in 1988, she earned her Masters in Counseling from Creighton in 1992 and soon after married Dr. Corpuz. Along with attending her kids’ many activities, Susan loves to camp, shop, walk, travel, and go to Kona Grill for date nights.
Tina has been with CFD since March of 2006 and has been in the dental profession since 1997. Tina was born in Buffalo, NY, but grew up in Germany while her father was in the U.S. Air Force. She moved to Omaha at the age of 17. She has an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Iowa Western Community College (2002) and a B.S. in Healthcare Management from Bellevue University (2003). She is married to Randy and has two girls, Lucie (8) and Mia (6). Her two dogs’ names are “Petey” and “Jazz”. Tina is an avid fan of nature and wildlife and is passionate about health and nutrition. She volunteers at George Norris Elementary, is active in pet therapy and is also a Daisy Girl Scout Troop leader. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, cooking, quilting and reading.
Tiffany, one of our two hygienists, has been with Corpuz Family Dentistry since October 2007. Tiffany grew up in Arapahoe, Nebraska. She went to the University of Nebraska-Kearney before getting her hygiene degree from Hastings CCC in 2001. She and her husband Bryce have three children, Keaton (6), Chloe (4) and new baby Claire Eve born in 2009. In her free time, Tiffany likes to stay busy with activities like volleyball, basketball, rollerblading, and water sports, along with spending time with her family.
Amy, one of our two dental assistants, has been working with Dr. Corpuz for 16 years and Corpuz Family Dentistry since we opened our doors. Amy is from La Vista, Nebraska and has a degree in Dental Assisting from Iowa Western Community College (1992). Amy has two children, Christian (21) and Grace (9), and along with spending time with them, she enjoys reading, concerts, listening to music, going to the movies, museums, The Henry Doorly Zoo, sand volleyball, daughter’s sporting events and traveling to new places.
Kathy, one of our two dental assistants, has been with Corpuz Family Dentistry since May of 2007. Kathy was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She has a degree in Dental Assisting from Metropolitan Community College (1984). She graduated at the top of her class and she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa honorary fraternity. She and her husband Kevin have three children: Caitie (23), David (20), and Rachel (18). In her free time, Kathy enjoys traveling, going to sporting events, and the Arts.
Gwen, one of our patient specialists, joined Corpuz Family Dentistry in April 2010. Gwen was born and raised in California, and graduated from Southern California College of Medical and Dental Careers with a degree in Dental Assisting (1975). She has two children: Brandon (28); Carmen (25) along with her Lhasa/Peke dog named Mason-Riley. The latest addition to her family is her granddaughter Aubrey Jane born in December’ 2010. In her free time she enjoys long walks, exercising, reading, gardening, spending time with friends and family, and serving in various non-profit ministries.