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Family Care Dental | Meet the Staff in Fultondale, AL


Fultondale Phone: (205)383-1387
Text: (205)286-6197
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Hoover Phone: (205)379-0550
Text: (205)390-7099
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Fultondale   Hoover    


Meet the Staff

 Lora Harris is our office manager. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for the past 25 years. Together she and Ricky have raised two amazing sons; the oldest is a fireman, and the youngest is working his way through college going after a degree in business management. Recently Rick and Lora added her beautiful niece to liven up their home after the boys left. Lora has worked in dentistry for 11 years and really puts her whole heart in everything she does. Lora joined our team only a few short months ago, but feels like she's always been here. She calls herself the elder of the office and tries her best to keep everyone in line, including the doctors. Good luck, Lora!


 Nathaly Avalos is a dental hygienist.  She worked in the customer service industry for several years before she decided to pursue her career as a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Jefferson State Community College as well as the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program.  Nathaly is bilingual and has been a great addition to helping our Spanish speaking patients. She has an ability to put you at ease, making you feel like you have known her all your life. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her friends and family.








Michelle Chavez is a dental assistant. She attended Jefferson State Community College and resides in Fultondale. Her bubbly personality makes for delightful visits with young patients. She takes great pride in demonstrating her bilingual abilities, and will go the extra mile to make every patient feel comfortable and satisfied. She is also a proud mother of one and loves coffee, make-up and scary movies.

 marlyn_picture.JPG Marlyn is a dental assistant. She has been an assistant for 4 years. She is originally from Los Angeles, California and is bilingual. She loves spending time with her 3 kids , her family, and her dog Mufasa. She also enjoys watching scary movies.

 Marion Lopez is a dental assistant. She attended Jefferson State Community College and is bilingual. She resides in Pelham. She loves to spend time with her family on the weekends.

 Jessica Rico is a receptionist. She is a single mother of one. She is bilingual, loves to go hiking, and play video games. She also enjoys going on walks with her dog, Marcel.

maribel_pic.png Maribel is a receptionist. She is originally from Mexico City, Mexico and moved to Alabama in 1999. She graduated from Jefferson State Community College as a dental assistant. She is a proud mother of 3 little ones. She is bilingual and enjoys sports, swimming, and watching her kids baseball games as well as spending time with her family and friends.


Rebecca_Gamble.JPGRebecca Gamble is a dental hygienist. She grew up in McCalla, AL area. Rebecca graduated high school here in Hoover, AL in 1984 at Berry High School. She graduated hygiene program at UAB in 2000. She loves her profession that she has chosen. Rebecca has been married to her husband, Johnny, for over 20 years and have been blessed to have adopted their daughter, Jaycee, in 2000. LIVE, LOVE, LAUGH and keep smiling!

Xiomara_Simental.JPGXiomara Simentalis a receptionist. Her positive energy and skills play a great role in our office. Her focus is to have patients be well informed about the services needed. Xiomara currently resides in Alabaster, AL. She enjoys reading, adventures with family and helping the community at her local YMCA. 

Fultondale, AL Dentist | Meet the Staff. Family Care Dental is a Fultondale, AL Dentist.