About Mettens and Stewart Dental

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Experienced. Compassionate. Trusted. Dentists who care

At Mettens and Stewart Dental, we are not just a dental office; we are a part of the unique fabric of this area. Our practice has been serving generations of families in the Northern Kentucky community for years, and we consider each patient an extension of our own family. Our philosophy is simple: provide the highest quality care with warmth, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to your oral health.

Our dentists and dental team bring a wealth of experience, expertise, and commitment to every appointment. Join our dental family and see the difference experience, cutting-edge treatment, and old-fashioned customer service can make.

Donn Mettens, DMD

Dr. Mettens was born and raised in Fort Thomas, KY. After completing his Bachelor of Science at Denison University, he attended dental school at the University of Kentucky where he graduated in 1983. He completed both his Residence in General Dentistry and Fellowship in Dentistry at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

After returning to Northern Kentucky, Dr. Mettens opened his own practice in Fort Thomas. In 1994, Dr. Mettens moved the practice to its current location in Highlands Heights. Dr. Mettens became a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry in 1991 and in 1996 was awarded the title of Master of The Academy of General Dentistry. He performs a wide range of dental procedures including Periodontics, Oral Surgery, and Endodontics, as well as all facets of General Dentistry. Dr. Mettens completed the Endosseous Implant Program (1993) and Advanced Prosthetics Series (1994) through the Midwest Implant Institute in Columbus, OH.

After completing his time in the Army, Dr. Stewart moved home to start working at Mettens and Stewart in September of 2021. He and his wife Jenna have a daughter, Maeve, a son, Del, and an old English sheepdog, Phoebe.

Jared Stewart, DMD

Dr. Stewart was raised in Fort Thomas, KY. He graduated from Highlands High School in 2007 and went on to complete his undergraduate and dental degrees at the University of Louisville, graduating from their School of Dentistry in 2015.

After dental school, Dr. Stewart began his career in the United States Army, completing a 12-month Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, CO where he gained additional training in Periodontics, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery, Dental Forensics, Operative Dentistry, and CAD/CAM Technology. Upon completing this comprehensive program, Dr. Stewart moved to Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, South Korea where he was stationed from 2016-2018.

During his time there he completed the Army’s Advanced Clinical Practice in General Dentistry Program demonstrating proficiency in advanced procedures in the fields of Periodontal Surgery, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Implants, Pediatric Dentistry, Venipuncture, and Clinical Sedation, as well as Army Field Dentistry procedures. From Korea, Dr. Stewart moved to U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach in Ansbach, Germany from 2018-2021.

Dr. Stewart and his family enjoyed traveling the world while serving our country, but are very excited to be back home and begin serving the people in our community.

Our Team

Mackenzie Freeman, RDH

Mackenzie graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville Dental School in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Mackenzie was born and raised in Northern Kentucky, graduating from Newport Central Catholic in 2014. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Mackenzie loves providing quality care to her patients and getting to know them on a personal level.

She likes to cook, work out, and spend time with her family and friends in her free time.

Jessica Webster, RDH

Jessica was born and raised in Alexandria, Ky. She graduated from Bluegrass Technical College with her degree in Dental Hygiene and her Associates in Science. She received the P&G Award for the Most Outstanding Dental Hygiene Student. She brings 10 years of dental experience with her to our practice. Jessica thrives to educate her patients on the proper way to take care of their oral health. Jessica spends her free time with her two kids, friends and family. She enjoys taking family vacations and experiencing new places and new foods.

Jenna Stewart, RDH

Jenna grew up in Fort Thomas, KY. She is a graduate of Highlands High School, The University of Kentucky and The University of Louisville, holding degrees in Human Nutrition and Dental Hygiene. She is a certified pure barre instructor and is pursuing certification in Pilates. She has worked as a hygienist both in private practice and Army Dental Facilities. She has a passion for full body health and wellness as she gets to combine her training in nutrition, fitness and dental hygiene to care for the whole person. She is a proud mother of 3: Maeve, Del and her dog Phoebe.

Carmen Kramer, RDH

Carmen grew up in Melbourne, KY. She is a graduate of Bishop Brossart High School Class of 2021. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati with her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene degree. In hygiene school, Carmen was a member of the National Dental Hygiene Honor Society awarded to the top 10% of the class, Sigma Phi Alpha. She is licensed to administer Nitrous Oxide and Local Anesthesia. Although she is new to the profession, she comes with a lot of experience and is excited to use the most up-to-date skills and knowledge to provide the highest quality of care to each of her patients. She loves helping her patients achieve confidence in their smiles. In her free time, she likes to workout and spend quality time with friends and family. She also enjoys long walks with her dog, Mable.

Tiffany Alford, Dental Assistant

Tiffany is a native of Fort Thomas and currently resides in Southgate, KY. She is a graduate of Ross Medical Education Center and Gateway Community and Technical College, with an associates degree in applied sciences. She has over 8 years of dental assisting experience and has earned certification in dental radiology, phlebotomy and medical procedures. Tiffany is a proud mother of two, Preston and Priscilla. She enjoys sporting events and taking care of others.

Priscilla Meyer, Dental Assistant

Priscilla is from Alexandria, KY. She is a graduate of Campbell County High School and the Medical Institute of Kentucky. She has certification in phlebotomy and dental radiology with over 12 years of experience in the healthcare field. She has a passion for patient care and enjoys helping her patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. Priscilla is a mother of three: two sons (Grayson, Graham) and a daughter (Gentry). She enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, outdoor activities and sports.

Sarah Honebrink, Dental Assistant

Sarah grew up in Newport, KY and spent time living in Spain, Croatia and Hawaii before moving back home. She is a graduate of Newport High School and Ross Medical Education Center. She holds certification in dental radiology and is pursuing certification as a vet tech. Sarah loves that as a dental assistant she gets to be a part of transforming patients smiles and being there for those who need emergency care. She brings a positive attitude and willingness to help our patients in any way she can. She has two cats, loves to dance, travel and spend time with friends.

Stacey Gregory , Office Manager

Stacey is a native of Northern KY who attended Boone County High School and Northern Kentucky University. She resides in Kenton County with her husband and has three sons. She has worked in the dental industry for more than ten years, three as a dental assistant and seven in front desk roles in general, pediatric and orthodontic offices. Stacey loves working with and building relationships with patients and is always eager to assist them in any way. In her free time, you can find her at home with her family watching Nascar, a true crime show, four-wheeling, gardening, working on some type of craft project or spending time with friends.

Connie Ritter , Patient Coordinator

Connie is originally from Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. She studied at Notre Dame Academy and Northern Kentucky University. She currently resides in Alexandria, KY with her Husband, Greg. She has three daughters, two sons-in-law and one beautiful grand baby. She has been with Mettens and Stewart for 10 years where she works scheduling patients, coordinating insurance benefits and working behind the scenes to keep our office running smoothly. She is usually the first and last happy, smiling face that our patients get to see when they come in for a visit. She loves working with our patients and has developed many friendships here over the years.

Confident & Convenient Dental Care

At Mettens and Stewart Dental, we value trust, transparency, and overall comfort. Our experienced and compassionate team ensures that you are at ease from the moment you walk through our door. We take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and provide personalized care at a relaxed pace that meets your unique needs.

The dental services you need

We know dentistry is at its best when you work with a dental team you trust. Our dentists have extensive experience and training, allowing us to offer in-house treatments no matter your needs right here at our comprehensive dental office. This results in more seamless dental care for your family.

Giving back to the global community

At Mettens and Stewart Dental, we believe in giving back. We actively engage in local community events and support nearby causes. We also strive to make an impact beyond Northern Kentucky and contribute to international humanitarian efforts by serving on the board of directors at both S.A.R.A (Dr. Mettens) and mPower Approach (Dr. Stewart) that seek to provide dental training and care to underserved areas internationally.

How We Help

General Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

“Dr. Mettens and Dr. Stewart’s office are always gentle and will see me at the drop of a hat. They will do everything they can to alleviate any discomfort. Old-fashion customer service, modern know-how! A patient since 1986.”

– Debbie S.

Are you ready for your lifelong dental partner?

Our compassionate, experienced, and hard-working dentists are ready to help you in whatever way you need. Let’s get started!

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