Dr. Derek Mettenbrink
Degree: DDS University of Nebraska, College of Dentistry
Pediatric Dental Certificate, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
“Interacting with children is incredible. Their enthusiasm and endless curiosity is truly inspiring. I believe a healthy smile allows each child to confidently succeed in all other aspects of life, and a healthy smile begins with the very first dental visit. Therefore, I strive to provide a positive, stress-free environment from the minute they walk through our doors.”
Dr. Mettenbrink is a board-certified Pediatric Dentist. He completed his undergraduate college education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2015, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology. He then trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry and graduated in 2019. Dr. Mettenbrink then furthered his dental education by completing a two-year pediatric residency at Nebraska Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, located in Omaha, Nebraska. While there he specialized in treating infants through adolescence and children with special healthcare needs. Dr. Mettenbrink was chosen to serve as Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He is a member of the Montana Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Orthodontic Society and the American Dental Association.
When not in the dental office, you will likely find Dr. Mettenbrink hunting, fishing, hitting the slopes or hiking with his wife, Kadee, and their yellow labrador retriever, Brix.