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Mountain Brook and Hoover locations!

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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About the Doctors

Dr. Clark Thomas, DMD

Dr. Thomas is a children's dental specialist, who is passionate about helping children and teenagers maintain healthy and beautiful smiles by helping instill in them a positive attitude towards dentistry. He is a 2007 graduate of the Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Alabama/Birmingham, where he developed expertise in treating patients with special needs. Dr. Thomas is certified in the use of oral sedation and when needed can take a child to general anesthesia. Dr. Thomas has completed Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr Thomas

Dr. Thomas grew up in Montgomery and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi. He completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at UAB and obtained his Alabama State Dental License in 2001. From 2001 to 2005, he was Chief Dental Officer for the Indian Health Service providing dentistry for Ignacio, Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico area Indian tribes. It was during this time that Dr. Thomas realized his gift for working with children and decided to return to his home state and enter the UAB Pediatric Residency Program. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He resides in Vestavia with his wife, Pate, who holds a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama, and their daughters, Ashby and Myers.

Dr. Lauten Johnson, DMD

Dr Johnson

Dr. Johnson shares Dr. Thomas's goal of instilling in children a positive attitude towards dentistry. He completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at UAB and obtained his Alabama State Dental License in 2006. He completed his residency in pediatrics in 2008. Dr. Johnson is certified in the use of oral sedation and has privileges at Children's Hospital and when needed can take a child to general anesthesia. In 2006, he won two clinical awards in excellence at UAB. First, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pre-doctoral Student Award which is given to the student with the greatest proficiency and interest in Pediatric Dentistry. Secondly, the Birmingham District Dental Society Award for outstanding clinical ability.

Dr. Johnson also leads a team of dentists and staff to Mexico where they provide dental services to the underprivileged. The team does annually to the Yucatan Peninsula and recently he founded the Smile Foundation to help promote awareness and to raise money for supplies.

Currently Dr. Johnson practices in both locations Hoover and off of Montclair Road. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Dr. Johnson is married to Betts Johnson and is the father of three children Callie, Sanders, and Mary Carmen.

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Contact Us

We are always available to talk with you and address your concerns. Please feel free to contact us during work hours through our office phone number or e-mail address. After hours, you can contact us with emergencies by following the directions on our office voicemail.

Office Manager
Beth Cross
Phone: (205)982-0112
Fax: (205)982-0737
beth@alpediatricdentistry.com

Director of General Anesthesia
Donna McDaniel
Phone: (205)982-0112
Fax: (205)982-0737
donna@alpediatricdentistry.com

Financial Coordinator
Tracy Kominitsky
Phone: (205)982-0112
Fax: (205)982-0737
financial@alpediatricdentistry.com

Map/Directions


Dr. Clark Thomas and Dr. Lauten Johnson
1015 Brocks Gap Parkway
Hoover, AL 35244

Phone: 205-982-0112
E-mail:


Hoover Office



Dr. Clark Thomas and Dr. Lauten Johnson
3918 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35213

Phone: 205-879-6150
E-mail:


Montclair Rd. Office



Financial/Insurance

We are preferred providers for the following insurance companies:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Delta Dental
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Medicaid
  • Metlife
  • Southland
  • United Concordia

We will gladly file all other insurances, with the understanding that patients will not receive the benefits of a PPO provider.

Office Hours

Our staff is available serve you, answer questions, or schedule an appointment during the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00
Closed daily for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00

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