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.


We provide a full spectrum of general dentistry procedures including:

  • General Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Digital radiography (x-rays)
  • Composite restorations (tooth colored fillings)
  • Full contour porcelain crowns
  • Implant restoration
  • Ultrasonic cleanings
  • In office bleach and take home bleach trays


Tara and Jon Schaack

Jon K. Schaack, DDS

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.

Tara T. Schaack, DDS

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).


  • Bill Office Manager

    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.

  • Katie Registered Dental Hygienist

    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.

  • Rhonda Certified Dental Assistant

    Rhonda is our newest dental assistant, but with 20+ years of experience and a great smile, she is a fantastic team member. We are blessed to have her!

  • Emily Certified Dental Assistant / Office Manager

    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.

  • Libby Registered Dental Hygienist

    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.