Andrew T. Stewart, DMD, MAGD, ABGD
Dr. Andrew T. Stewart graduated from Temple University, School of Dentistry in 1993. Prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Pennsylvania State University. After dental school, he completed a residency of Advanced Education in General Dentistry 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 served as an examiner for the American Board of General Dentistry several times, and in 2016 began his first of two three-year terms on the Board of Directors. He has been a part of organized Dentistry since 1993 and in April of 2018 finished his year as president of the Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry. In 2016, Dr. Stewart received the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition award (LLSR) from the Academy of General Dentistry. And in October of 2018, he received a Fellowship from the American College of Dentistry.
He is involved in the community as a Deputy Coroner for Dauphin County, and also participates in local service clubs. He enjoys the outdoors, and loves spending time with his family.
Meet Our Hygienists
Dawn Beakler, RDH
Hello, my name is Dawn Beakler. I became part of this team in 1990 after my husband Daryl and I moved to the area. We raised two children who are now married and I “G” to three beautiful granddaughters. I graduated from Northampton Community College in 1986. Being part of this practice and getting to know all of our patients has been a blessing in my life! Always remember to brush and floss! Smiling is the best!
Heidi Daniels, RDH
My name is Heidi Daniels. I graduated from Northampton Community College. I have been a hygienist here at Fredericksburg since 2003. I live locally with my husband, Brian and daughter Adryana.
I enjoy hiking, camping, and going to the beach. I also like taking cruises to tropical areas, anywhere warm is my happy place.
Meet Our Assistants
Harlee Kushmanick, Dental Assistant
My name is Harlee Kushmanick. I live in Fredericksburg with my mom and stepfather and my cat Atlas. I graduated from Reach Cyber Charter School. I have been a member of the dental team here at Fredericksburg since 2022. I enjoy watching my boyfriend race his micro sprint car on the weekends and going camping with my family at our vacation spot at the beach.
Leah Daub, Dental Assistant
My name is Lead Daub. I am a dental assistant here at Fredericksburg dental. I have lived in Jonestown all my life. My husband, Nathan and I have 3 children, Sophia, Layla, and Luke. I enjoy spending my days with my family and my dog Sully. We love going to the OBX for vacation and we are remodeling our RV for camping trips. I am so glad to be a part of this great team and enjoy meeting and serving our patients.
Meet Our Office Staff
Mary Ellen Norris, Receptionist/Insurance Coordinator
My name is Mary Ellen Norris. I have lived locally most of my life. After graduating from NLHS, I moved to Philadelphia, where I worked for a publishing firm for 5 years. When I returned to this area, I worked for JC Penny, San Giorgio, and The Hershey Co. I retired from the Hershey Co. after 30 years. I have been with FDC since 2002. I have 2 grown children, Alicia and Christian, 2 grand dogs, 3 cats, and a turtle. I serve on several community organizations. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and gardening.
Cathy Stewart, Office Manager
Hello, I am glad you are looking at the excellent team here at Fredericksburg Dental Center! I am Cathy Stewart and 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) organization 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, gardening and trying new foods. The joys of my life are my children, Ian and Gillian. In 2020, we were blessed with our first grandchild, Amelia Kay! I enjoy working at FDC with the great staff and my wonderful husband. Please look over our website. If you have any questions, call the office and we would be very happy to answer them for you. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!