Andrew S. McKenzie, DDS
Dr. McKenzie is committed to providing his patients with the highest degree of care. As a specialist in pediatric dentistry, he enjoys working with children and helping them begin a life-long positive dental experience. His goal is for all his patients to live a life that is cavity free! Dr. McKenzie makes each visit special for parents and their children. It is his conscientiousness, professionalism and thorough training that enables Dr. McKenzie to provide children with the care parents expect.
Dr. Andy, as he likes his patients to call him, received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, conducted research in the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, and then received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He then went on to specialize in pediatric dentistry in San Antonio where he underwent extensive training in childhood and adolescent growth and development, including age-appropriate orthodontics.
Dr. Andy was raised in North Carolina and spent many summers in Asheville, where his father is from, and Brevard where he worked as camp counselor. He is an avid runner and cyclist and believes that an active lifestyle is essential for a well-rounded person. Dr. Andy has two boys, Charlie and Ben, who follow in his footsteps in many ways but are busy making their own. Charlie enjoys cycling and runs cross-county while Ben is an avid swimmer and sailor.
Dr. McKenzie is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Pediatric Dental Society. Dr. McKenzie also has privileges at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville and McDowell Hospital in Marion, NC.
Cherie started her career in banking and joined our team after she had her first son in 2012. Her family had moved to Hendersonville when she was young. Cherie and her husband have two boys. They enjoy going to Disney, traveling to new places, and playing with their dogs Gracie and Delilah.
Sandra has been a dental assistant for 17 years. Sandra received her certificate in Dental Assisting in California. She moved here in 2007 with her family. Sandra joined our practice in 2013. She enjoys exercising, crocheting and spending time with her family and her dog Lucky.
Megan graduated from Greenville Tech Dental Hygiene program in 2006. She has been in the dental field for over 13 years. She started in general dentistry and switched to pediatric dentistry when she joined us in 2012. Megan was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC. She loves spending time outdoors with husband, two boys and their dog Tiger. They are big Clemson Tiger fans.
Bekah is one of our Dental Assistants and has been in the dental field for 8 years. She earned a certificate in Dental assisting from the Dental Staff institute in Charlotte. Bekah started her dental career working in the lab with Orthodontist and joined our team in 2014. She enjoys cooking, trying new things, spending time with her family and spending time outdoors with her dog Charley.
Brittany graduated from the Dental Assisting program at AB Tech in July of 2016. Brittany did a rotation through our office for school and we loved her so we asked her to join our team shortly after she graduated. Brittany is a Polk county native. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her friends and family. Brittany and her husband are Carolina Panthers fans and enjoy going to as many games as possible.