Dr. Maggie McKelvey

Graduate of Hartselle High School, 2002
Bachelor of Science – Bio Chemistry and Math, summa cum laude – University of Alabama, 2006
University of Alabama School of Dentistry, 2010

Dental Organizations/Certifications/Interests:

Alabama Dental Association
American Dental Association
Academy of Facial and Esthetic Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry
Medical Missionary work – Venezuela and Guatemala
Dr. Maggie is a native of North Alabama, born in Pennsylvania, but raised in the small town of Hartselle. She lived in central Alabama for over eight years, but now she and her family enjoy life in “small town America”. The McKelvey family also includes her husband Grant, their three sons Barrett, Bragg, and Brewer and their farm babies.

Dr. Maggie is also a teacher at heart and is actively involved in teaching dental assisting. She started the North Alabama Dental Assisting Program almost 10 years ago. Students are taught how to assist the dentist in a hands-on dental setting. Patients may often see her students in our office!

The McKelvey family is active in their church and community. They enjoy outdoor activities, including hunting, gardening, riding horses, playing with their boys, and traveling when watching college football isn’t keeping their autumn weekends busy!

Stephanie Summerford B.S.D.H – Office Manager and Dental Hygienist

Graduate of Incirlik American High School -Turkey, 2004
Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene Graduated Summa Cum Laude at East Tennessee State University–2021
Dental Hygiene School, Associates of Applied Science – Wallace State Community College, 2008

Dental Missions – Guatemala
Fairview: The Grace Place – Involved in various ministries

Stephanie is a former “Military Brat”, so she spent most of her life moving around while her father served in the United States Air Force. His retirement brought them back to their family’s hometown of Falkville, Alabama. She married her husband Trey in 2011 and they now have 3 children: Hannah, Tenley and Wesley. She loves spending her free time with her family, painting, cooking, baking and traveling. She has been a hygienist for 13 years and is passionate about her job. She was certified to administer local infiltration injections in 2018 and completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2021. She is currently the Office Manager of Hartselle Family Dentistry but you may still see her performing her hygiene duties in the back from time to time.

Brianna Wilbanks – Dental Hygienist

Graduate of Priceville High School, 2013
Graduate of North Alabama Dental Assisting School- Decatur, AL, 2013
Completed Hygiene School 2019
Brianna was raised in Priceville, AL. She married her high school sweetheart Jacob in 2014. He served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for four years. While there, Brianna worked as a dental assistant for the Army. They now reside in Somerville, AL and have one son, Peyton. She and her family enjoy spending time with family, being outdoors, traveling and crafting.

In addition to working at Hartselle Family Dentistry, Brianna is an instructor at North Alabama Dental Assisting School.

Mary Caitlin Brown – Dental Hygienist

Graduate of Decatur High School, 2009
Graduate of Calhoun Community College, 2011
Graduate of UAB Dental Hygiene Program, 2014

Mary Caitlin grew up in Decatur, AL, but currently lives in Hartselle, AL with her husband, Alex, and their daughter, Mary McCarson. Mary Caitlin enjoys traveling the world with her family and friends, attending the University of Alabama sporting events, helping run her family’s restaurant, BB Perrins, goat farming, and being a new mom. As a dental hygienist, she truly cares for her patients and their comfort in the dental chair.

Meagan Deese – Dental Assistant and Hygienist

Graduate of Hartselle High School, 2012
Graduate of North Alabama Dental Assisting Program, 2014
Graduate of UAB Dental Hygiene Program, 2017

Meagan was born in Anniston, AL but grew up in Hartselle, AL. When she’s not working with her girls at Hartselle Family Dentistry, Meagan loves being outside and playing with her nephew, Kyson.

In addition to working at Hartselle Family Dentistry, Meagan is an instructor at North Alabama Dental Assisting School.

Lani Eddy – Dental Hygienist

Graduate of Wallace State Community College Hygiene, with Honors – 2008

Lani is our office cut-up; we can always count on her for a good laugh! Lani is a country girl who loves nature and being outdoors every chance she gets.

Elizabeth Shores – Dental Hygienist

Graduate Cullman High School- 2004
Associate of Arts, Magna Cum Laude- Florida College, 2006
Associate of Applied Science, Summa Cum Laude- Wallace State Community College, 2009al

Elizabeth grew up in Cullman, AL. She and her husband, Ryan, have 3 young children. They reside in Decatur, AL. She and her husband like watching football, hockey, and baseball. Elizabeth enjoys spending time with family, photography and being outdoors.

Alesia Dickerson – Dental Hygienist

Falkville High School 2009
North Alabama Dental Assisting Program 2014
Alabama Dental Hygiene Program 2017

Alesia was raised in Falkville where she now lives with her husband, Tony, and their two children, Maddie and Connor. They have one fur baby, a dog, Axel. She loves spending time outdoors, by the pool, or at the river with family and friends. Her parents own Champion Farms in Falkville and can find them at the Decatur/Morgan County Farmer’s Market.

Amy Dickey – Dental Assistant

Amy has been working in dentistry for over 15 years. She likes educating patients and making them feel comfortable during their visit. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and camping.

Gail Drane – Front Office

Graduate of Hartselle High School – 1997

Gail is a native to Hartselle. She married her husband Gene in 2018. They have three children, Marlee, Liam, & Braxton who is married to Katie. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking, outdoors, and crafting. She has 18 years of experience working in a dental office. She looks forward to caring for the patients of Hartselle Family Dentistry.

Brittany Epping – Front Office/Dental Assistant

Graduate of Muscle Shoals High School—2012
Graduate of University of North Alabama 2018—Bachelor’s in Social Work
Certificate of Dental Assisting with North Alabama Dental Assisting Program—2021

Brittany is from St. Florian, Alabama. After high school, she spent a year doing social work and loved caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities and dual diagnosis of mental illness. She loves her fur babies; she has two cats, Tiger and Stevie, and one dog, Bailey. She loves hiking, kayaking, and live music. You might see her on the weekends at 306 BBQ in downtown Florence where she works as a bartender. She has dreams of becoming a dental hygienist and has taken her first steps by completing the North Alabama Dental Assisting Program in 2021. She is currently serving the Hartselle community as a front office staff member at Hartselle Family Dentistry.