The McKenna Ortho Team

Stephen, OrthodontistDr. Stephen W. McKenna, Orthodontist

Orthodontics is a family tradition for Dr. Stephen McKenna who joined the family practice in 1990 after completing his study at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, one of the finest dental schools in the country.

Specializing in pediatrics during his residency at New England Medical Center, he continues to bring smiles to generations of children.

Nancy, Clinical Manager and Orthodontic AssistantNancy, Clinical Manager and Orthodontic Assistant

Nancy is a clinical manager and orthodontic assistant at McKenna Orthodontics. Nancy has worked in the dentistry field for 16 years and is certified in radiology and CPR. She began working at McKenna Orthodontics in 2002. Currently, she coordinates and manages all clinical operations and staff. When asked about her daily experiences at McKenna Orthodontics, Nancy says, "For me, the best part of working here is working with a wonderful staff to provide outstanding orthodontic care. We are one big family!"

In her spare time, Nancy enjoys quilting, cross-stitch and needlework, gardening, camping and swimming.

Julie, Orthodontic AssistantJulie, Orthodontic Assistant

Julie, one of McKenna's orthodontic assistants, is certified in radiology and CPR. She has a long history of retail management prior to moving to the dental field. Julie enjoys working for a practice that provides superior patient care in a team-oriented environment.

Julie enjoys hiking, mountain climbing, landscaping and running in her spare time. She also designs jewelry for her part-time jewelry business.

Diane, Dental HygienistDiane, Dental Hygienist

Diane is McKenna Orthodontics' dental hygienist. She is the one that shows patients how to care for their new smiles by teaching them the proper way to brush and floss with braces and other orthodontics. Diane has worked with McKenna Orthodontics for two years and comes to this role with three years of hygienist and 10 years of dental assistant experience. She holds an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene, is certified in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Her favorite part of working at McKenna Ortho is being part of a team that provides the best oral health to all McKenna patients.

When she's not working, Diane enjoys traveling, golfing, quilting, watching movies and reading.

Mary, Orthodontic AssistantMary, Orthodontic Assistant

Mary, an orthodontic assistant, has been working at McKenna Orthodontics for two years and has worked in the dental field for seven years. Mary is certified in radiology and has a past career as a home day care professional. She enjoys working with the McKenna orthodontic team and is committed to providing top notch patient care.

Outside of the office, Mary enjoys gardening, leading ladies ministry at Life Point Church and spending time with her husband and children.