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Dental Clinic

Dental ClinicThe Children’s of Alabama Dental Clinic is a teaching clinic where, in association with the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, dentists receive training to become specialists in Pediatric Dentistry. This clinic provides comprehensive dental healthcare to children younger than age 15 and provides emergency dental services and dental treatment to children with special needs and/or physical challenges, as well as those who are medically compromised. All care is overseen by board-certified pediatric dentists on the faculty of the UAB Department of Pediatric Dentistry. The Department of Pediatric Dentistry’s faculty also see private patients in the UAB Dental Group’s Pediatric Faculty Practice. This clinic offers care delivered directly by the faculty in a private practice model. Days of operation, services provided and ages accepted are specified by each dentist and can be provided upon request.

Services provided:

  • Oral hygiene care and education
  • Dental Restorations
  • Extractions
  • Pulp Therapy
  • Treatment of trauma, including placement of sutures and splints
  • Minimal Oral Sedation
  • Dental treatment under general anesthesia

Emergency services are available through the emergency room for trauma emergencies after hours.

Appointments: 205-638-9161
UAB Dental Group's Pediatric Faculty Practice Appointments: 205-638-5174


Janice G. Jackson, DMD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry, UAB
Director, Dentistry, Children's of Alabama
Director, Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program, UAB

Dr. Jackson earned her Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry from the UAB School of Dentistry. She also completed her internship, residency, and earned her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at UAB.

Noel K. Childers, DDS, MS, PhD
Joseph F. Volker Endowed Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, UAB

Dr. Childers earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta and became certified in pediatric dentistry at UAB. He earned his doctorate of philosophy from UAB.

Stephen C. Mitchell, DMD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Director, Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry, UAB

Dr. Mitchell earned his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and Certificate in Cariology from the UAB School of Dentistry. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.