Meet the Doctors
Our father and son team has over 40 years experience serving the Norfolk community.
Dr. Stephen Karmazin
A second generation dentist in Norfolk, NE.
‘‘I want to help shape people’s perception of dentistry and the importance of their dental health. People’s dental health is directly related to their overall health and well-being. Whether it’s been 6 months, 6 years, or 26 years, I want people to feel welcome here.”
Born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska, Dr. Steve Karmazin returned to Norfolk in 2009 after receiving his D.D.S. degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Dentistry. Dr. Steve graduated from Norfolk Senior High School in 2002 and attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln prior to entering dental school.
Dr. Steve strives to provide a welcoming environment for his patients. Including patients in their treatment plans, as well as thoroughly explaining all options and their prognoses, is of utmost importance to Dr. Steve’s treatment philosophy.
When Dr. Steve isn’t in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Amy, and their daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys running, woodworking, and doing home improvement projects around their house.
Dr. Daniel Karmazin
Our founding father and caring dentist.
‘‘It is important to me that we always remember to treat all patients as we would our own family. It is an honor for me to have people put their trust in us. Our staff is dedicated to always maintaining high standards and providing quality, innovative dental care.”
Dr. Dan Karmazin grew up in Nelson, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Nebraska – College of Dentistry in 1976. Following graduation, Dr. Dan began his practice in Norfolk caring for his patients.
Dr. Dan cares for patients of all ages. He is especially grateful for the many long-time patient relationships he has established.
Out of the office, Dr. Dan enjoys time spent with his wife, Kathy, and their children and grandchildren.
‘‘I’m so glad I found this dentist. Dr. Steve cares about me and my teeth! He is so good with kids. My grandchildren get upset when I go see him without them.’’
Julie T. (Actual Patient)
Gaye Delka, RDH
Our skilled and passionate dental hygienist.
‘‘It is very important to me to put my patients at ease during their time spent in my chair so that they always walk away with a positive dental experience. Every patient should be made to feel that their time and oral health concerns are important.”
Gaye Delka grew up on a farm near Guide Rock, Nebraska. She began working in the dental field as a dental assistant in 2002. Gaye received her R.D.H. degree in dental hygiene from Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska in 2007.
Gaye enjoys her day-to-day interactions with patients and the relationships made with them. She takes pride in being able to help patients improve their hygiene habits and see the positive changes in their oral health. When away from work, Gaye enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, and their three children while attending their many activities. She also likes to shop and travel when she can.