Welcome to Pediatric Dental Associates!

Welcome to the website of Pediatric Dental Associates, with three convenient locations in Oxford, Pell City, and Cullman. We also welcome you to visit our sister location, Just Kids Dental. Our team of dentists' top priority is helping your child achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of dental care in a pleasant, comfortable environment. We believe in the importance of patient education and will work with your child individually to ensure they understand how to practice good oral hygiene at home.

Thank you for your interest in our practice. We hope to see you soon at Pediatric Dental Associates!


New Patient Appointments

Along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, we recommend that each child’s first dental appointment be scheduled by his or her 1st birthday. Learn More

Friendly Service

We take pride in our friendly, professional and courteous staff. We are also customer-oriented and work hard to make sure you feel comfortable and at-home in our office! Learn More

Featured Articles

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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  • Preventive Dentistry

    You've no doubt heard it said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In dentistry, you might say it's worth two pounds. Maybe even thousands of dollars. That's because dental problems can become exponentially more expensive — and painful — the longer they go unaddressed. Fortunately, ...

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Meet Our Dentists

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Baker Chambliss

    Since 2002, Dr. Baker Chambliss has been providing his pediatric patients with exceptional dental care. Highly educated and well trained, Dr. Baker earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Birmingham-Southern College, and he obtained a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (D.M.D.) from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

  • Dr.
    Thomas Willingham

    Dr. Willingham graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in biology and psychology. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, where he also completed an additional two-year residency program specializing in pediatric dentistry.

  • Dr
    Yesylle White

    Dr. Yesylle White graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mobile with a major in Theology and minors in Chemistry and Biology. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2013.

  • Dr.
    Monica Caplash

    Dr. Monica Caplash was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She attended Indian Springs School and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Birmingham-Southern College. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree in 2013 from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. She then went on to complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Foundry Dental Center in Bessemer, Alabama.

  • Dr.
    Chris Parker

    Dr. Chris Parker and his family moved to North Alabama after the completion of his pediatric dentistry residency at The Dental College of Georgia in Augusta, GA He earned his D.D.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Dentistry in May of 2016.

  • Dr.
    Ashley Boyd

    Dr. Ashley received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014. Before attending dental school, Dr. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Biology from The University of Alabama in 2009, and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management from Samford University in 2010.

  • Dr.
    Kelli Hill

    Dr. Hill grew up in Pensacola, Florida, and obtained her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at The University of South Alabama. She attended dental school at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, receiving her DMD in 2004. She then went on to complete a residency in Pediatric Dentistry at UAB, serving as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Hill has practiced with Pediatric Dental Associates since 2009.

  • Dr.
    Padma Gulur

    Dr. Padma Gulur is originally from India. She grew up in several small towns in India. After her college she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Surgery from internationally acclaimed Manipal University in India.

    She decided to continue her education at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas where she pursued her Master’s in Public Health. Once this endeavor was attained, Dr. Padma went on to achieve her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Boston University located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Cullman Office

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:

Closed

Pell City Office

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:

Closed

Oxford Office

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:

Closed

Birmingham Office

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Closed