Dr. Kelli AlbrittonDentist
Dr. Albritton was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. She attended the University of Florida and received her undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Cell Science. Following completion of her undergraduate degree, Dr. Albritton attended the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and earned her doctorate in dental medicine. Prior to her current practice in Alabaster, Alabama, Dr. Albritton worked in public health in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she spent much of her time treating patients in underserved areas in both a clinic setting and mobile dental unit.
In 2010, she and Dr. Ardovino opened Albritton and Ardovino Dentistry. Dr. Albritton has studied under Drs. Pete Dawson, John Cranham and Glenn DuPont at the Dawson Academy of Advanced Dental Study and earned her Fellowship from the Dawson Academy in 2016. During this extensive curriculum she was trained in TMJ disorders, muscular pain associated with unbalanced bites, and worn dentitions. She continues to study in the areas of comprehensive dentistry with a focus on establishing harmony from the Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ), muscles, and teeth as a system.
Dr. Albritton is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Alabama Dental Alumni Association, Alabama Dental Association, and is a Dawson Academy Alumni Scholar. Both Dr. Albritton and Dr. Ardovino have been speakers for the UAB dental school since opening their practice and continue to mentor students preparing for graduation.
She is married to her husband, Michael, an Andalusia, Alabama native. They have beautiful twin daughters, Avery and Clara, who were born in 2014. She enjoys exercising, reading, cooking with her husband, spending time with her family and enjoying local restaurants.
Dr. Ann ArdovinoDentist
Dr. Ardovino, a lifelong resident of Birmingham Alabama, is pleased to be able to serve the community in which she was raised. Dr. Ardovino received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Furthering her studies she completed a general practice residency, receiving advanced training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. During her residency she was trained in implants and advanced treatment planning with a focus on medically compromised patients.
Before opening her practice, Dr. Ardovino worked in a group practice where she treated patients of all ages,offering both restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Ardovino is committed to continuing her education through numerous advanced dental educational programs. She recently pursued training involving more complicated dentistry and completed her Fellowship at the Dawson Institute for Advanced Dental Studies where she was trained in disorders of the TMJ, worn dentitions, and unbalanced bites.
Dr. Ardovino believes strongly in patient education and prevention. She also values spending time with her patients and is committed to the complete and comprehensive approach to dentistry. Her practice consists of both cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
Outside of work, Dr. Ardovino enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys biking, tennis, and loves to travel when the opportunity arises.
Dr. Ardovino is a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, The American Equilibration Society, and Dawson Academy Alumni.
Debra YancyDental Assistant
Debra Yancy has been our dental assistant since the day we opened and has been in dentistry for more than 30 years. Debra enjoys working with people and brings vast knowledge and experience to our team.
She was born and raised in Alabaster. She is married to her husband, Craig, and they have two daughters, Beth and Anna. Debra enjoys reading, football, NASCAR, visiting the beach, and spending time with her family.
Kelly GlazeDental Hygienist
Kelly Glaze is a registered dental hygienist with over 20 years of experience in the dental field. Kelly joined our team shortly after we opened the office in 2010. Kelly has been making smiles brighter since her completion of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program in 1997 and continues to further her education in comprehensive dentistry through the Dawson Academy.
When not at the office, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband Scott and their two children. She enjoys running, reading, gardening and going to the movies.
Amanda TuckerInsurance Coordinator
Amanda Tucker is our insurance coordinator and joined our team in 2011 with over 20 years of dental experience. Amanda is cross -trained in several other areas such as assisting and front desk.
She loves building relationships with patients and their families. She was born in Alabaster and currently lives in South Shelby with her husband, son, and many animals. When Amanda is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, football, gardening and camping.
Maddie AllenOffice Manager
Maddie Allen joined our team as office manager in 2013. She is originally from northeast Ohio and has been living in the Birmingham area for 4 years. Maddie brings 25 years of dental office experience to our office.
She has worked with general dentists and dental specialists and has served as the Secretary to the Trumbull/ Mahoning Study club serving over 200 dentists in Ohio. She is married to her husband, George, and together they have 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys entertaining, decorating her new home and shopping! Although she is a true “Buckeye”, she has learned to “roll with the Tide”!
Jonica LittleDental Assistant
Jonica Little joined our team as an assistant in 2013 and has recently graduated from the dental hygiene program at UAB. Jonica is cross- trained in assisting, hygiene, and lab work.
She continues to further her education in comprehensive dentistry through the Dawson Academy. Jonica is married to her high school sweetheart, Jake Little. They live in Chilton County with their fur baby Abbie, a maltese. Jonica enjoys decorating, teaching baton, football, spending time with her family and traveling with her husband.
Maria MorrisonDental Hygienist
Maria Morrison is a registered dental hygienist with over 6 years of dental experience. She attended Samford University earning her B.S. in Education with a concentration in Sports Medicine.
Maria’s first three years in the profession were as a Dental Assistant before her completion of the Alabama Dental Hygiene program. When Maria is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and is an avid sports enthusiast.
Amanda SpringerDental Assistant
Amanda Springer is our newest team member. She is a dental assistant and she attended the Dental Assistant program at Jefferson State Community College where she received her certification in 2011.
Amanda is an Alabaster native, who graduated from Thompson High School in 2011. She is currently working towards an Associates degree in Science. When not at work or school, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, shopping and watching baseball. (Go Braves!)