Our Dental Practice

Vision

We are a friendly and welcoming practice for the whole family!  We strive to make a personal relationship with each of our patients so that they feel like a part of our family.

Our aim is to earn our patients’ trust so they never feel like they are being sold or pressured to complete unnecessary work.

We also promote a whole body health approach, as oral health affects the whole body, not just one’s mouth.  Oral health issues have been linked to a number of issues including heart disease, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune diseases, premature birth, and many more.  We strive to educate our patients on how optimal oral health promotes overall well-being.

Payment/Insurance

We accept: Cash / Check / Credit Card

We also accept the following insurance:

  • Metlife
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Southland Dental
  • Delta Dental

We Love Kids!

We Love KidsAt Davenport we are a family friendly practice and love helping kids get a good start on their dental hygiene habits as well as assist parent in development issues they may encounter.  Bring the kids and let Dr. Davenport and staff help your children have strong and healthy teeth and gums.

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Dental Services In Birmingham, AL

Davenport Dental and Wellness is located in the Lakeview/Avondale area. Dr. Davenport lives in this area as well.  We are excited with the recent growth and gentrification and honored to be a part of the community.  We are proud to support local businesses.  Our office is decorated with local photography and paintings by local artists.  We love Birmingham!

About Dr. Davenport

Dentist-DavenportDr. Davenport brings a unique passion for dentistry having come from a long line of dentists, with a dentist in her family since 1893.  She grew up in a small town in South Georgia where her father is a dentist.  She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 2009 and then graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2013.  She completed an Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry at the VA Hospital in 2014.

Dr. Davenport has made a home in Forest Park with her husband, Jeff, their son, Broughton, and dog, Buster.  She loves the Birmingham community and is thrilled to have started here.  She enjoys supporting local business and participating in the community.

About Dr. Davis

Dr. DavisDr. Davis is originally from Jacksonville, Alabama. She went on to graduate from Auburn University in 2009 and then graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2013. Following graduation from dental school, she completed a general practice residency at the Foundry Dental Center Bessemer, AL.

Dr. Davis currently reside in Birmingham with her husband, and their dog Lexie. Outside of profession, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband also enjoy hiking, traveling, and cooking. The thing she enjoys the most about her job is meeting all kinds of different people and getting to know them.

About Dr. Petznick

petznick picDr. George Petznick graduated with a B.S. from Auburn University in 1955. In 1957, he graduated from the Air Force Jet Fighter Pilot School. He graduated from the Alabama School of Dentistry in 1963 with his DMD degree. He is Retired Commander of the 160 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron with Rank of Colonel Air National Guard in 1985 after being recalled to active duty three times.

He spent four years as Executive Council of the Birmingham District Dental Society, three years as a Delegate to House Delegates of ALDA, was President of Birmingham District Dental Society (1984-85). He served as President of University of Alabama Dental Alumni Association (1986-87), Chairman of the Alabama Section of American College of Dentists (1989), three years as Section Representative of the National Meeting American College of Dentists, four years as Membership Chairman of the Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics (1996-97).

He earned his Master Degree Academy of General Densistry, with over 800 hours of post-graduate work. He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and a member of Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics. He spent five years on the Admissions Committee for the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

He is a member of the Birmingham Society for Advanced Dentistry Study Club and was named Birmingham Dentist of the Year (2003).

He serves on the board of the Southern Museum of Flight and was on the Original Board of Directors of the New Alabama Symphonic Association. He is a member of Cathedral Church of the Advent, Monday Morning Quarterback Club and Birmingham Rotary.

He is married to Kathleen Searcy Petznick and has three children: Dr. Paul Gaston Petznick (wife Eliza); Dr. Charlotte Petznick Maxwell (husband Larry); and James Lyle Petznick and four grandchildren: Gaston and Sarah Petznick and Hildy and Libby Maxwell.

About Dr. Turnipseed

Dr. Dustin Turnipseed grew up in Rainbow City, Alabama and decided he wanted to be a dentist at a very early age. He is the first dentist in his family. Dr. Turnipseed graduated Auburn University in 2010 and UAB School of Dentistry in 2014. He attended a general practice residency at Hospital Dentistry UAB for one year where he gained more knowledge and experience. He is always looking for ways to better himself and others around him.

Dr. Turnipseed and his wife, Avery, enjoy spending time with their loving son, Jack.  The three enjoy swimming, reading, and playing outside. They are expecting an addition to the family in mid July 2016. They live in Trussville with their two dogs, Charlie and Jojo.

Dr. Turnipseed is in the Army National Guard, and he strives to set a good example for his son and everyone in the community.  He enjoys playing golf and spending time outdoors and on the water.

Dr. Turnipseed is excited to meet you and your family. He looks forward to the challenge of providing an inviting and comfortable atmosphere to every patient.

Our Staff

hygienist-davenportHygienist – Mandy Brock was born and raised in the Birmingham area. She has been in the dental field for seventeen years.  She currently lives in the Pinson area with her husband and three children.  Mandy has the unique gift of making patients feel comfortable and at ease.

Assistant-DavenportDental Assistant – Nicole Kenyon – Nicole is from Sacramento, California.  She attended AMADA dental assisting school in Sacramento where she graduated top of class.  Nicole has lived in the Trussville area for the past two years.  She loves the South and is happy to call Birmingham home.  Nicole works well with all patients and is especially good with children.

 

Front Desk- Brandi Ledbetter