Andrew T. Stewart, DMD, MAGD, ABGD
Dr. Andrew T. Stewart graduated from Temple University, School of Dentistry. He also graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, along with completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Cleft Palate Clinic in Lancaster Pennsylvania. He earned his Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2001 and his Mastership in 2006. In 2009, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of General Dentistry. Less than 0.5% of dentists receive this status. He has been a part of organized Dentistry since 1993 and is currently serving as a Regional Director for the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Stewart has received his Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) in 2016 from the Academy of General Dentistry.
He is involved in the community as a Deputy Coroner for Dauphin County, and also participates in local service clubs.
Meet Our Hygienists
Dawn Beakler, RDH
My name is Dawn Beakler. I am one of three dental hygienists here at Fredericksburg Dental Center, LLC. I live locally with my husband, Daryl and two children, Cassandra and Wyatt. I graduated from Northampton Community College in 1986. I have been a part of this dental team since 1990 and enjoy the daily interaction with our patients. It’s great to be a part of the local community.
Heidi Daniels, RDH
My name is Heidi Daniels. I live in Myerstown with my husband Brian and daughter Adryanna. I graduated from Northampton Community College in 2003 and have been a member of the dental team here at Fredericksburg Dental since then. I enjoy camping, going to the beach, and playing softball. Summer is my favorite season and I love being outside.
Meet Our Office Staff
Lonna Michael, Dental Assistant
My name is Lonna Michael. I live in Myerstown with my husband Ken and three children. Two daughters (McKenna and Kaley) and a son Bradyn, I first joined the team on 1996, left to raise my family and then came back in 2009. We have a mini farm with two dogs and two cats. I enjoy reading, gardening, family vacations, and shopping.
Jessica Irwin, Dental Assistant
Hi my name is Jessica and I started working for Fredericksburg Dental in December. I am enjoying learning the new procedures and getting to know my patients. I’m 18 years old and live with my boyfriend in Myerstown. I enjoy reading, writing, drawing, and painting. I also continue to work at Stoneridge Retirement Living because I enjoy being around the residents.
Mary Ellen Norris, Receptionist/Insurance Coordinator
My name is Mary Ellen Norris. I have lived locally most of my life. I have 2 grown children. I am retired from the Hershey Company and been with FDC since 2002. I enjoy reading and gardening. I serve on several community organizations.
Cathy Stewart, Office Manager
I started working at FDC in January 2014 as the office manager, when Dr. Stewart and I purchased the practice. I am a member of the National American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) chapter as well as the Treasurer for the local Susquehanna chapter. My favorite hobby is to go “treasure hunting” at local thrift stores with my best friend. I enjoy reading, traveling, and trying new foods. The joys of my life are my children, Ian and Gillian. I have 3 adorable cats named Peanut Butter, Jelly and Fluff. I enjoy working at FDC with the great staff and my wonderful husband.
Hello, my name is Elizabeth Sands and I live in Myerstown. I am married to Donald Sands, Jr. and I have 4 boys and 2 girls ages 6-23 years old. One son is married and in the Marines. We have a 6 month old golden shepherd named “Layla” I love to serve the public and that is why I came to FDC.