Our Team


Orthodontist
Josh Drake, DMD
In 1997, Dr. Josh Drake graduated from Hartselle High School, and began the journey toward his dental degree by attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Drake obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 2002, before moving on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from UAB in 2006.

The UAB School of Dentistry provided Dr. Drake with practical application of his studies in Biology and Chemistry. He has a particular interest in nutrition and the role it plays in overall health. He enjoys being a part of people’s lives and their pursuit of health outside of the dentist chair. Dr. Drake is a member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.


Orthodontist
Lauren Drake Wallace, DMD
Dr. Lauren Drake Wallace joined our practice in July 2015. Dr. Wallace is Dr. Drake's sister and a 2007 graduate of Hartselle High School. She then attended Auburn University where she graduated magna cum lade with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. In September 2014 Dr. Wallace married her husband Brandon who is also a native of Hartselle. Dr. Wallace finished her education at UAB School of Dentistry, graduating in 2015.

Dr. Wallace is a member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.


Orthodontist
Robia
Robia has been with the practice since 1986 when she completed a Registered Dental Assistant program. Robia received her Registered Dental Hygienist license in 1988 and currently acts as our Appointment Coordinator.


Orthodontist
Tina
Tina began in the practice in 1999 as a licensed dental assistant who then went on to receive her Registered Dental Hygienist license in 2002. Tina has been active in dentistry since 1990.


Orthodontist
Stacey
Stacey came to us from Florida in 2007, where she received her Registered Dental Assisting certificate in 2001. Stacey assists Dr. Drake with patients as well as fulfilling many other roles in the office.


Orthodontist
Rena
Rena first began in this practice as a Registered Dental Assistant in 1991. Since 2000 Rena has gained additional experience as an Appointment and Insurance Coordinator. When she moved from the area, her experience continued with the achievement of her Registered Dental Hygiene license in 2001. We were pleased to welcome her back to this practice in 2007.


Orthodontist
Rachel
Rachel is one of our full time hygienists and has been with our practice since 2013. She received her Registered Dental Hygiene license from Wallace State Community College in 2012. She and her husband Joe live in Decatur.


Orthodontist
Deborah
Deborah came to our practice in april 2014. She began her career in dentistry in 1989, where she attended Calhoun Community College for dental assisting. She completed the Dental Hygiene program at UAB in 1993.


Orthodontist
Jordan
Jordan joined our practice in February 2013. She is one of our full time dental assistants working with Dr's Drake and Wallace. In her spare time Jordan enjoys spending time with her dog Ruby.


Orthodontist
Suzanne
Suzanne joined our practice in July 2015 as Insurance Coordinator. She has been in the dental field for 20 years. Suzanne likes to travel and spend time with her husband, Gary


Orthodontist
Lauren
Lauren started at our practice in 2016. She began her career in dentistry in 2005, when she received her dental assisting certification from Wallace State Community College. She completed the Alabama Dental Hygiene program in 2008. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jonathan, and their two daughters.


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Decatur, AL best Family Dentistry Practice.
1306 14th Ave SE Decatur, AL
Phone: (256) 350-5810