Dr. Mary Kathryn Owens was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Owens graduated cum laude from UNCW where she majored in psychology and minored in chemistry. Before attending dental school, Dr. Owens worked for the North Carolina Missions of MercyDental Clinic for two years helping to provide care to underserved areas of North Carolina.
After earning her DDS degree from UNC Adams School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the ECU community service-learning center in Brunswick County. Dr. Owens is also a member of the NC Dental Society and American Dental Association.
Dr. Owens is excited to join Carolina’s Dentist-Porters Neck team and is looking forward to building meaningful relationships with her patients. She strives to create beautiful smiles that boost a patient’s self-confidence while also improving their oral health.
She is thrilled to make Wilmington her home again. In her free-time, she enjoys going to the beach, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Tar Heels.