Meet Our Team
Our experienced staff is especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff has years of experience and are trained and skilled in treating patients with the highest level of care. We do our best to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our doctors are board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
Kevin McKenna D.D.S. – Pediatric Dentist
Diplomate American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. McKenna was born and raised in York, NE. He attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha (go Mavs!) where he majored in Chemistry with a Concentration in Medicine and earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln (go Huskers!). After graduating from dental school, Dr. McKenna and his wife Sami (who is also a dentist), moved to Indianapolis, Indiana for Dr. McKenna’s residency program specializing in Pediatric Dentistry. He is a board-certified pediatric dentist. Dr. McKenna and his wife Sami have three young children. He loves being a part of the family here at Fremont Children’s Dentistry and is excited to be able provide a positive dental experience to your family. We are thrilled to have such a competent, caring and fun dentist at our practice!
Ryan Hemsley D.D.S. – Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Hemsley was born and raised in South Omaha. He attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he then earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He spent time prior to dental school, working as a researcher and lab manager in a molecular biology lab. He then attended the University of Iowa for dental school and then stayed an additional two years there to finish his residency program in Pediatric Dentistry. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family. His wife’s name is Rikki and they have three children. He also enjoys watching Nebraska football, Creighton basketball, and playing video games!
Jessica Suarez D.D.S.
Dr. Jessica Suarez grew up on a farm in northwest Iowa. She graduated from Marcus Meriden Cleghorn High School and Wartburg College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and attended dental school at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Dr. Jessica Suarez has been practicing in the Omaha community since 2012. Dr. Suarez is a member of the American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association, and the Omaha District Dental Society. She is Board Certified in General Dentistry. “I am excited to be a part of this amazing community here in Fremont,” Dr. Suarez says, “and I want to thank our patients for their trust and support of our practice. Their oral health is our number one concern and we welcome questions and comments at all times.” Dr. Suarez’s true passion lies with working with some of the youngest patients. “As a working mother of two kids, I know how important it is for kids to start off with not only a healthy smile, but also a healthy relationship with their dentist.” Dr. Suarez and her husband, Adrian, have two children, Adrian and Willow. She is an avid singer, who sings with the Acappella Omaha Chorus. And when she is not spending time outside with family, you will probably find her knitting or crocheting, one of her favorite hobbies.
Ms. Corrinne Hopkins – Office Manager
Nebraska-born, Corrinne has been with the practice since before it opened its doors in 2008. After high school, Corrinne enrolled at Metropolitan Community College. Throughout her college education, she worked as a before and after school teacher. Her experiences as a before and after school teacher fostered her love and passion for working with children and led her to pursue a career in the pediatric dental field. Because her own childhood dental experiences were always positive, she truly values the opportunity of being part of a team that provides excellent care for children. She seeks to make every families experience at Fremont Children’s Dentistry the best it can be.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. She has one son, two twin step-daughters and two Shar-Pei pups that keep her busy. She also enjoys scrapbooking, camping, cooking, playing volleyball and traveling to new places.
Ms. Maribel Estrada – Patient Accounts
Maribel was born in Sinaloa, Mexico and raised in the central Valley of California. She is a proud Graduate of ITT Technical Institute, where she earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Human Resources Management. She moved to Fremont in Sep of 2011, shortly after that she became part of the team at Fremont Children’s Dentistry. Here she has had the opportunity and ability to grow and gain experience in the dental field. She works in the financial department and handle patient account as well as process insurance payments. She also enjoys dental assisting and being able to interact with our wonderful patients. She has lots of experience working both with kids and as an assistant in the medical field.
Maribel is a proud mother of 4 wonderful girls. In her free time, she enjoys family BBQs, playing volleyball, working out, traveling, and spending time with her girls.
Ms. Teresa (Terri) Hall – Dental Assistant
Terri and her husband Dory have been married over 20 years and live in Wahoo. She has been in the dental field for over twenty years and loves working with children. She has been with our practice since before the building was even finished in 2008. The patience and compassion she shows our patients puts them at ease, and lets them know that coming to the dentist can be a fun experience.
Terri is the mother of four married children, 3 stepsons and the grandmother to fourteen active grandchildren and will soon be a great grandmother. Her grandchildren are her greatest joy, and she enjoys attending their ball games and other activities in her spare time. Faith and Family is her moto.
Ms. Alma Martinez – Dental Assistant
Alma is originally from California; she moved to Nebraska after her high school graduation. She attended Vatterott College where she received her diploma in Dental Assisting. She had previously worked in the pediatric dental field for eight years in the Omaha area and joined the practice in 2011. She loves working with children and patients with special needs.
Alma is the proud mother of three wonderful children; Anthony, Jazmin and Angel. She enjoys spending time with them and watching them grow.
Ms. Frida Cole – Dental Assistant
Frida was born in Mexico City and raised in Puebla, Mexico. She graduated from the University of Oriente, where she obtained her degree in dental surgery (she’s a dentist!). She moved to Fremont in 2014 and has been a dental assistant in the local community. Her goal is to keep learning and preparing to one day become a dentist in the United States. In the meantime, she loves being part of our team and working with children. Frida has 2 little ones: Christine and Alexander. They both enjoy exploring new places and movie nights.
Ms. Gabby Nava – Dental Assistant
Gabby was raised in West Point, Nebraska, and moved to Fremont in 2016. She started her dental assisting career and graduated from Midwest Dental Assisting School in 2021. She joined Fremont Children’s Dentistry the same year. Gabby is a very sweet and caring person and enjoys working with kids. She is the proud mother of two incredible children: Ivett and Lionel, and her family is expecting a baby boy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.