About Us

Dr. Brian McKeown, DDS

Dr. Brian McKeown is proud to serve the health needs of his home community.  He is committed to quality dental care and patient education in an honest and friendly manner.

He was born and raised in Middleville, Michigan.  He graduated from Thornapple Kellogg Schools in 1999.  After graduation of his undergrad at Michigan State University, he continued his studies at The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry.  He attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in May of 2006.

Professional Affiliations:

American Dental Association

Michigan Dental Association

West Michigan Dental Association

Chicago Dental Society

Dr. McKeown also supports the community through his participation with the Barry County United Way.

When not working at his practice, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Amber and his daughters,  Nora, Willemina and son Arlo.  Dr. McKeown stays busy farming with his Dad and three brothers.  He also loves canoeing and hunting.



- Financial Coordinator

JoEllen joined Dr. McKeown’s team in July of 2013. Her role in the practice is working with finance. She helps patients with finding the best financing options for treatment, insurance, and insurance related issues. Billing and receivables are also on her list. She loves working with people and assisting patients with all their financial issues related to their treatment. Outside of the office, JoEllen and her husband Dave have 7 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.  They  enjoy traveling, spending time at the lake with family and friends, and following the Tigers, Spartans and their grandsons sporting events.


-Front Desk/Insurance

Victoria graduated from Thornapple Kellogg High School and is currently attending Grand Rapids Community College where she plans to earn her Associates Degree. You will see her in our office part time greeting you with a smile at our front desk. In her spare time she enjoys playing basketball, spending time with her family, and going shopping.


-Front Desk

She is happy to welcome you and help you with scheduling.  Her goal is to make your visit to our office a pleasant experience.  Her background includes dental assisting in orthodontic practices.  Pam and her husband Randy live in Alto.  They have three adult children.  They have recently welcomed a son-in-law and a grandson.  Pam enjoys spending time with her family, home decorating and shopping.


- Administrative Assistant

Jodie has known Dr. McKeown for many years. They actually attended Lee Elementary together. Although, she was the teacher and he was the student. Jodie always knew there were good things in store for him. Now, she is retired from teaching and joined our team part-time in 2009. Jodie lives at Gun Lake with her husband, Steve and their puppy, Nellie. Their three children all graduated from TK Schools. Jodie has eight grandchildren and loves attending all of their activities.


-Dental Assistant

Rochelle is a graduate of Washtenaw Community College, where she earned her Expanded Functions as an RDA. She has been with Dr. McKeown’s team since 2009. Rochelle loves meeting new people and working with kids. She lives in Rockford with her husband and daughter and enjoys doing anything outdoors.


-Dental Assistant

Chloe has been a  Dental Assistant for Dr. McKeown since 2011. She loves creating a fun environment and making patients feel comfortable. Chloe can help answer any questions you may have regarding your visit. She works very hard to make sure that each patient has a positive experience and feels well-informed. Chloe and her husband Blake enjoy spending time with their daughter Charlotte.  When not at work the Carter family enjoy outside activities.


-Dental Assistant

Terri has been working with Dr. McKeown for over two years.  She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and has experience with orthodontics.  Terri enjoys meeting new people and is sure to make any patient feel comfortable and welcome.  If you drive by our office and listen close, you will hear her contagious laugh.  Terri enjoys traveling with her husband, Randy and spending time with her grandchildren.


-Dental Hygienist

Catie graduated from GRCC in 2004 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been a member of Dr. McKeown’s team since 2008, when the practiced first opened. She has a passion for dentistry and educating her patients. Catie especially enjoys working with kids. Ensuring that each patient has an enjoyable experience is her goal. Catie works four days a week and spends her time outside of the office with her two gorgeous girls and husband. She is the only person in the office that can beat Dr. McKeown at music trivia!


-Dental Hygienist

Marina is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been with Dr. McKeown’s team since 2012. Marina loves educating her patients on their oral health and helping them to keep their smiles healthy. She understands that not everyone enjoys going to the dentist and tries to help make their experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Marina loves spending time with her husband, Dan, family, and friends. She can quote any line from any movie in history!


-Dental Hygienist

She is a Thornapple Kellogg graduate and is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene.  Jess is a GREAT addition to our Hygiene Department!


-Dental Hygienist

MacKenzie is the newest team member.  She is a  2018 graduate of Kellogg Community College where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene.  The entire staff is excited to have MacKenzie a part of our team.