Meet Our Team

Dr Mace DDSDr. Brandi L. Mace

Dr. Mace is an Iowa native. She graduated from University of Nebraska and did her dental training at Creighton University School of Dental Medicine.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Jasper County Dental Society and Marshall County Dental Society.

Dr. Mace has hospital privileges at Broadlawns Hospital where she treats disabled adults.

Dr. Mace and her husband, Andrew, have lived in Newton since 2006 and are raising two little boys. She spends her free time reading and having fun with the family.



Valerie BrownValerie Brown

Valerie is a native of Newton and a class of 1990 graduate of Newton Senior High School.

Valerie started with the practice in November of 1991. She is an RDA and is certified in expanded functions. She is an active member of the ADAA.

Valerie is married to Todd and enjoys spending time with her step-daughter Jocelyn.





Stacy HessseStacy Hesse

Stacy is a native of Newton and a class of 1992 graduate of Newton Senior High School. She also holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from DMACC.

Stacy has been with us since graduation and is dedicated to giving her patients the best quality of care possible.

Stacy has 2 children, Trey (11) and Sara (7). She enjoys watching all their activities in her spare time.





Erkia Dethrow

Erika Dethrow

Erika grew up in Sioux City and moved to Newton in 1986. She is a graduate of NHS, class of 1989. In May of 1993, Erika graduated from UNI with a degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education.

Erika is excited about joing Mace Family Dentistry practice. Erika resides in Newton and is married to Wes and has two daughters, Grace and Lane. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending the girls’ activities.