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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 his time away from work he enjoys spending time with his wonderful son Stuart Jr. and dog Austin.



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


Dental Assistant

Regina loves dentistry. Her knowledge and skill combined with her nurturing nature and gentle hands make her the perfect companion for your smile makeover journey, where all fear disappears.



Chelsea specializes in maintaining optimum oral health and in educating our patients regarding their dental health needs. Chelsea focuses on giving our patients the best dental care available with the most up-to-date technologies and techniques. She provides comfortable and comprehensive care to all our patients.