Dentist in Hoover, AL

All our professionals at Lake Crest Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.

Stuart L. Atkinson, DMD

Dr. Atkinson received his bachelor of Science degree from Samford University in Birmingham.  He later attended the University of Alabama School of Dentistry where he earned a doctorate degree in medical dentistry in 1990.

He is a member of the Birmingham District Dental Society, Alabama Dental Association, American Dental Association and avid member of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Atkinson is a native of Dothan, Alabama, and has lived in the Birmingham area for more than 20 years.

When not in the Dental office Dr. Atkinson spends hundreds of hours on continuing education in order to stay abreast of all the new dentistry innovations including new techniques and technology. In hist time away from work he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Shannon and wonderful son Stuart Jr.

Ave

Practice Administrator                                                                                                                                                                                                    

For over 15 years, Ave has transformed dental practices into successful businesses.  She is a rare individual who understands every aspect of the dental practice from chairside to administration, admission, assessment, treatment planning, insurance claim management and patient education.   Ave is efficient, thorough and dedicated to work and family.  With her work ethic and attention to detail; she is a valuable addition to our practice.

Melissa

Patient Coordinator

The first smiling face to greet you at the  Lake Crest Family Dentistry. With her technical skills and 'can-do' spirit, Melissa is ready to meet and care for all our current patients and welcome new patients.  When not on the phone with patients, you will find her effortlessly tackling anything else that needs to be done in a busy dental practice; smiling the entire time.

Shirley

Hygienist

Shirley's focus on helping our patients and their families achieve their best overall health is one of her driving priorities as a health care provider.  She is enthusiastic about making our patients smile, and feel better about themselves and their health.  We are fortunate to have Shirley's strong philosophy of patient centered care.  She truly makes a difference in our patients' lives.

Jordan

Hygienist

Jordan joined us in 2016 with 3 years of experience already under her belt.  Her Hygiene skills combined with indepth knowledge in oral heath care , make her an incredible addition to our team. Jordan is excited about meeting all our patients and contributing to the continuing care of each one of you.

Kayla

Dental Assistant

Kayla has rejoyned  our team.  Please join us in welcoming Kayla. For Kayla, the best part about being Dr. Atkinson`s assistant is greeting the patients and getting to know them. She enjoys helping patients get to their best oral health alongside Dr. Atkinson.  

 

 

 

2321 John Hawkins Pkwy.,
Suite 221
Hoover, AL 35244