Meet Dr. Clemens
Dr. McKenzie Clemens
was born and raised in Lowville, NY and graduated from LACS in 2006. She attended Alfred University in Alfred, NY on a National Merit Scholarship, and in 2010 earned a Bachelor’s of the Arts degree in Chemistry and Biology. Dr. Clemens completed her dental education at the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine on Long Island, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2014. Upon graduating, Dr. Clemens completed a two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY. She has been practicing dentistry as an associate for the 1st Advantage Dental Group in Latham, NY since 2016.
Dr. Clemens completed and published research during her graduate studies on the link between oral and systemic inflammation and incorporates this knowledge into her practice to encourage whole body health and wellness. Dr. Clemens strives to make patients feel comfortable with the treatment they receive, and to make sure patients understand all treatment recommendations. She has a special interest in treating patients with dental anxiety and making these patients feel comfortable in the dental chair.
Dr. Clemens lives in Lowville, NY with her family. She enjoys hiking, swimming, running, cooking and spending time with her family.