Meet the Team

Huntsville, AL Dentist


Vicky Waller McMinn – Patient Coordinator and Business Office Administrator

Vicky grew up in Huntsville, Alabama, and currently resides in Madison with her husband, James, and her son, Grayson. Vicky joined Gardner Family Dentistry in July 2010. Vicky has been in the front office administration field for more than 17 years, where she has had the chance to get to know the patients of the practice.

Vicky enjoys walking, spending time with her family, and is a fan of Auburn football. She enjoys watching football, golf and the food network.


Vicki Bell Sparks – Financial Coordinator and Dental Hygienist

Vicki moved to Huntsville with her parents and two sisters when she was 7 years old. Her interest in dentistry began with a summer job working for her childhood dentist. She became a dental assistant and then went on to obtain her dental hygiene license in 1995.

Vicki enjoys spending time with her husband and her two daughters. She enjoys working out, shopping, and dinner with friends.


Jeanne Deweese Perkins – Dental Hygienist

Jeanne, currently residing in Hazel Green, Alabama, began her career in dentistry in 1990 and acquired her dental hygiene license in 1993. Jeanne enjoys her career as a dental hygienist because it allows her to take care of her patients and form long-term friendships.

Jeanne and her family enjoy golfing, fishing, and going to car shows. Jeanne also likes scrapbooking, photography, sunning on the beach, and Alabama football.


Kristin King Staples – Dental Assistant

Born in Huntsville, Alabama, Kristin currently resides in Hazel Green with her family. Kristin joined Gardner Family Dentistry in 1992 as a full-time dental assistant. Kristin enjoys being a dental assistant because it allows her to learn new things and she stays busy.

Outside of her work, Kristin likes spending time with her family, softball, and vacationing at the beach. She also enjoys watching Alabama Football.


Kelly Marie Jeffreys – Dental Assistant

Born in Denver, Colorado, Kelly moved to Decatur, Alabama when she was four. Originally working as a cosmetologist for 13 years, Kelly took the opportunity to study dental assisting and has worked as a dental assistant for Gardner Family Dentistry since 2005.

Outside of her work as a dental assistant, Kelly loves being outdoors, and especially likes doing her yard work.


Ashley Young-Dental Hygienist

Ashley, born and raised here in Huntsville, Alabama, began her career in dentistry in 2014 as a dental assistant. She then went on to receive her dental hygiene license in 2021. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is developing long lasting relationships with her patients and making sure everyone leaves with a beautiful and healthy smile.

Ashley enjoys spending time camping and going to the beach with her husband, her son, and her 2 dogs. She is also very involved with the music ministry and youth ministry at her church.


Our Team

Gardner Family Dentistry ● 107 Marsheutz Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-1435 ● Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Request an Appointment

VISIT THE GARDNER FAMILY DENTISTRY BLOG

Huntsville, AL Dentist

  • Are Your Medications Damaging Your Oral Health? | Family Dentist Huntsville

    October 1st 2022

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of all Americans are currently taking prescription medications and more than half take vitamins or other dietary supplements. Even when used as directed and under medical supervision, you...

  • Advantages of Root Canal Therapy | Dentist in 35801

    September 15th 2022

    According to a 2014 report by the American Association of Endodontists, 54 percent of people surveyed said, “root canals make them apprehensive.” Our Huntsville, AL dental team understands that many patients feel nervous prior to treatment. However, root canal treatment can...

  • Do You Brush Your Teeth Too Much? | 35801 Dentist

    September 1st 2022

    Brushing your teeth is a vital step in maintaining good oral health. However, is there such a thing as over-brushing? The American Dental Association recommends you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. People sometimes brush after every...