About Our Doctors

Dr. Baker Chambliss – Oxford, Pell City, Cullman, and Birmingham, AL

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. Baker then gained invaluable experience completing a two-year pediatric dentistry residency at the University of Tennessee, where he trained at Le Bohner Children’s, St. Jude and Crittenden Memorial Hospitals.

Dr. Baker believes it’s vitally important to stay keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in pediatric dentistry in order to offer the most progressive, effective, and convenient treatments. That’s why he maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations like the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Alabama Dental Association, Birmingham District Dental Society, and the Birmingham Pediatric Dental Association.

Dr. Baker is proud to be married to Allison Fair Chambliss, and they delight in their four wonderful sons: Bake, William, Caney and Mac. He and his family are members of Canterbury United Methodist Church.

When he’s not working, Dr. Baker participates in the Monday Morning Quarterback Club, volunteers at Cahaba Valley Healthcare, and serves on the boards of New Element at McWane Science Center and the Autism Assistance Program (HANDS). He also enjoys hunting, golf, running, snow skiing, being outdoors, going to the lake and spending time with his wonderful family!

Dr. Thomas "Massey" Willingham – Oxford, Pell City, Cullman, and Birmingham, AL

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. Massey was awarded the prestigious Sparks Dental Fellowship for advanced studies in patients with profound mental and physical special needs.

Dr. Willingham is a member of the Birmingham District Dental Society, the Alabama Dental Association, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Willingham is married to Carrie Anne Willingham and they have three wonderful children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting and swimming.

Dr. Yesyelle White – Oxford

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. Since then, Dr. White has loved serving the children in her community and is passionate about providing the best care possible to all her patients.

Dr. White is married to James White, and they have two wonderful daughters, Bella and Anna. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being involved in her church, and just being mom to her girls.

Dr. Monica Caplash – Birmingham

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. Following residency Dr. Caplash worked in private practice for a year before joining a local non-profit children’s dentistry group where she served as a Lead Dentist and adjunct faculty for dental students. She joined the Medplex Pediatric Dental and Just Kids Dental team in 2019.

Dr. Caplash strives to make every visit a pleasant one by working with each child individually, focusing on their needs and helping educate the whole family on proper oral health. She loves having the opportunity to focus on children’s dental health here at Medplex Pediatric Dental and Just Kids Dental and wants every child to be excited about coming back for a visit!

Dr. Caplash is married to her husband, Randy Lucas, who is the Area Operations Director at Dialysis Clinic Incorporated. They have a daughter named Mila and a cat named Sobi. Dr. Caplash enjoys spending time with family and friends. During her free time she enjoys cooking, reading, live music, and Alabama football!


Dr. Chris Parker – Cullman

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. While in dental school at LJNC, Dr. Parker discovered pediatric dentistry and pursued every opportunity to gain experiences working with and treating kids. During his residency, Dr. Parker spent several extended rotations at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta where he was able to work as part of CHOA's craniofacial team, as well as help with the dental care of many other special needs patients. He maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Before pursuing his D.D.S., Dr. Parker earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of The South in nearby Sewanee, TN.

Dr. Parker's hometown is Winston-Salem, NC and his wife, Riley, is a Huntsville native. They have two children, Mary Ernens and Weller. While most of the schedule is packed with family activities, when time permits, Dr. Parker likes fishing, golf, and North Carolina Tar Heel sports. Dr. Parker is eager to become a trusted part of the Cullman community!

Dr. Ashley Boyd – Pell City

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.

Professionally, Dr. Ashley is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Alabama Dental Association, and the Birmingham District Dental Society. An enthusiastic civic volunteer, Dr. Ashley is an active member of the Junior League of Birmingham. She and her family are members of Canterbury United Methodist Church.

Dr. Ashley is married to David Boyd, and has a wonderful daughter. She is an avid runner, an Alabama football fan, loves watching golf (and slowly learning to play), and enjoys spending time with her cat, Flossy.

Dr. Kelli Hill – Birmingham and Pell City

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 – Birmingham

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. As fate would have it, she made a big move to Alabama and worked for a Public Health Pediatric Clinic in Anniston for nine years and then in private practice for 5 ½ years . During this time, she gained expertise in working with children. Here she came to love working on kids, helping them overcome their fear, relieving their pain, and consequently earning their trust. Her Love and enthusiasm of pediatric dentistry is clearly evident throughout the office

Dr. Padma is a proud mother of two children; Aditya(12 years old) and Anushka (7 years old). Her husband Ravi is an Industrial Engineer. When not at work, the soccer mom of 12year old son and 7 year old daughter is busy catering to their needs and in free time loves watching movies.

Dr.Padma enjoys working with children to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles! She is as much a family woman as she is a successful Dentist who leaves no stones unturned to keep the family and patients in high spirits.