Our Dentists In Hazelwood And Kirkwood
All our professionals at LifeSmile Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Blake Setien
Dr. Blake Setien attended high school at Parkway West and earned his undergraduate degree in Cell & Molecular Biology at Missouri State University. Following graduation from the University of Missouri-School of Dentistry in 2011, Dr. Blake went into private practice and has since continued to further his knowledge and expertise in the fields of general dentistry, oral surgery, and dental implant surgery. In 2012, he completed a one-year fellowship at the California Implant Institute and in 2016 he was awarded Fellowship status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). In addition, he has completed multiple certification courses in CEREC digital restorative procedures for same day dental crowns, veneers, and dental bridges. Dr. Setien is committed to providing the most advanced treatments utilizing the latest technology and training. He strives to share his knowledge and expertise with each patient to assure their wants and needs are addressed, and ultimately improve their quality of life!
Date Started: 2011
Dr. Brent Setien
A St. Louis native, Dr. Brent Setien attended school at Parkway West High School and Missouri State University. After earning his undergraduate degree, he then attended dental school, graduating from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 2011. He appreciates the opportunity to practice in his home-town and build relationships with the families in this great city. He has advanced training in same-day digital dentistry and is experienced in providing cosmetic dental treatment options and root canal therapy. Dr. Setien is a certified Premier Invisalign Provider and is a member of the CEREC Doctors Mentor Group. He is committed to providing the most advanced treatments utilizing the latest technology and training and he values partnering with each patient to help them achieve their brightest and healthiest smile.
Date Started: 2011
Dr. Nguyen graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX with a Bachelor of Arts degree in combined sciences. She then pursued her passion for dentistry and obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio, TX.
After practicing dentistry in Dallas, TX, she decided to relocate and continue her career here in St. Louis, Missouri. She is skilled in various procedures such as fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, veneers, and root canal therapy. She also enjoys providing dental care for children. Dr. Nguyen is known for being very thorough and gentle with her patients. She believes in delivering high quality dental care to all her patients, and strives to be a part of their journey to happy and healthy smiles!
When not practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, eating (a lot!), and exploring new cities.
Dr. Abbey Smith
Dr. Smith was born and raised in Maryville, IL. After completing her Bachelors of Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, she earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove, IL. Following dental school, she moved back to the St. Louis area to practice general dentistry and has been doing so since August 2016.
Dr. Smith’s mission in dentistry is to always maintain a passionate commitment to the ethical delivery of oral healthcare to all. She dedicates herself to the profession by being involved in local and national dental organizations, continually seeking dental education and knowledge to provide the best care for her patients. She enjoys performing a wide array of dental procedures from oral surgery to many types of restorative dentistry, and everything in between.
Outside of the office, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with her husband, Luke and dog, Maddy. She also enjoys being outdoors, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family. She will be welcoming her first child in July 2018.
Dr. Ashley Nowdomski
Dr. Ashley Nowdomski was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where she played collegiate softball while obtaining her Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. Dr. Ashley then continued her education at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. While attending SIU-SDM, she was recognized for outstanding achievement in Operative Dentistry and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree. She takes pride in delivering excellent general dental care in her community and also takes great joy in traveling on dental mission trips to bring dental care to communities in need. Dr. Ashley is not only driven by a passion to ensure her patients are healthy, but also enjoys connecting with her patients and providing a comfortable and caring dental experience. When not practicing dentistry, her interest include discovering new restaurants, cooking, playing piano, and spending time with family and friends.
Jordan - Dental Hygienist
Jordan earned her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Lewis & Clark Community College in December of 2008. Jordan takes pride in staying up to date with oral hygiene education and ensuring the satisfaction of all of her patients. She takes every step to ensure that her patients receive the best possible dental care at each visit.
Date Started: 2004
Natalie - Dental Hygienist
In April of 2011, Natalie earned her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Missouri College. Natalie takes hygiene education and preventative care very seriously. She enjoys building personal relationships with her patients that are centered on educating and motivating them towards an exceptional state of oral health.
Date Started: 2009
Sandy - Office Manager
Sandy has been with LifeSmile Dental Care for over 30 years. She started her career with our office after studying business management at Lewis and Clark Community College. Sandy began as an assistant and because of her compassion and dedication, over the years she advanced to patient care coordinator and then the Office Manager. She loves the challenge of her position and has enjoyed being employed in a family oriented practice. Her background in the dental field provides keen insight to further improve the experience of our patients. She strives to go the extra mile in all she does, making sure each patient's experience is a positive one.