Gibson Dental

Meet the Team at Gibson Dental

Meet Drs. McKenna and Matt Gibson

Drs. McKenna and Matt Gibson have dedicated themselves to clinical excellence in dentistry, and they recognize that each patient is an individual with a unique set of dental challenges, concerns, and possible anxieties. They strongly believe in patient education and prevention to provide patients the most conservative and predictable approach to maintaining their dental health long-term. They have a passion for providing patients with the best dental care possible, regardless of what their treatment needs may be.

Life outside of Dentistry

Even with two dentists married to each other, there is still life outside of dentistry. They try (although often unsuccessfully) to not talk about teeth outside of the office. Dr. Matt enjoys outdoor activities, such as hunting and fishing. Dr. McKenna loves spending her time being with her boys and crafting.

They both enjoy anything sports related, especially football and basketball. Sorry, Bama fans—he is a big fan of Auburn athletics, and she is a Tennessee Volunteer at heart. At least they can agree on orange.

Dr. McKenna and Dr. Matt have two sons, Bo and Cooper, and two black labs, Tally and Tackle. They are both members of the Madison Church of Christ.

Dr. McKenna Gibson

Dr. McKenna Gibson loves being a dentist and serving her patients. Her passion is restorative dentistry and preventative care, and she tries to make the overall dental experience fun and educational. 

Before moving to North Alabama, Dr. McKenna practiced in New Braunfels, Texas, just outside of San Antonio. Just ask her to share some Texas stories!  

Dr. McKenna graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, where she served as Vice President of her class and was recognized as the 2014 Dentist of the Year by the Birmingham District Dental Society. Before attending UAB, she was a Blue Raider at Middle Tennessee State University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from MTSU’s Honors College. 

Dr. McKenna was raised in McMinnville, Tennessee, and is a true Tennessee girl.

Dr. Matt Gibson

Dr. Matt Gibson is a native of Madison, Alabama, and a graduate of Bob Jones High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and then went on to attend UAB School of Dentistry, where he graduated first in his class.

Dr. Matt completed additional training after dental school at the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Affairs hospital in San Antonio, Texas, where he had the privilege and honor of helping many of our nation’s veterans. During this intense and comprehensive program, he learned how to deliver the highest quality care in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, dental implants, gum surgeries, sedation, Invisalign, root canals, and other complex cases. This diverse experience allows him to approach cases with a multi-disciplinary perspective, delivering patients true comprehensive care for the best, longest-lasting results possible.

Dr. Matt has an intense passion for learning, which led him to the decision to go back to UAB in 2019 to complete a residency in orthodontics. While he is in school full time, he still sees patients in our office in the evening hours or weekends for many of our specialty type procedures. He is so excited about the opportunities that orthodontics will bring to our practice.

 

 

Britney

Dental Hygienist

Britney is a native of Decatur, AL and has been with Gibson Dental since 2017. She attended Calhoun Community College for her dental assistant training and then went on to the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program.

Britney enjoys building rapport with our patients and loves working with amazing team members who say she’s best known for her quirky earrings.

Three things that Britney loves are the Lord, going on dates with her husband Jonathan, and spending time with her two children, Evan and Darcy. She also likes hanging out with her twin sister and also manages to make time in her life for friends and chocolate.

Crystal

Dental Hygienist

Crystal was born in West Point, MS but grew up in Tuscaloosa, AL. She has lived all over the world because her dad was in the Air Force. She received an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene from Wallace State Community College and her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University.

A member of the Gibson Dental team since 2019, Crystal always enjoys bringing a smile to her patients' faces and loves working with such a fabulous team who know her best for always smiling and making others laugh.

Three things that Crystal loves are her pup (named King), Jesus, and AL football. In her spare time, she blogs, travels, eats, cares for her pup, enjoys fellowship at church, and teaches.

Tiffany

Dental Hygienist

Tiffany attended Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, AL and joined Gibson Dental in 2019. The best part of the job for Tiffany is improving patients' confidence and seeing them with a big, healthy smile after their appointment.

Three things Tiffany says she loves are God, her husband and children, and being outdoors. She enjoys spending any free time she has with her family.

Jenn

Dental Assistant

Jenn received her training through the North Alabama Dental Assisting Program and joined Gibson Dental in 2017. She has been studying in the dental hygiene training program at UAB and fulfilling clinical training at our office for the last year and will soon be a fully qualified hygienist! She loves everything about her job—taking care of our patients, our amazing team, and both of our awesome doctors. 

Born in Tuscaloosa and raised in Huntsville, Jenn is best known by her co-workers for being the "AssitaJENNist," being health-conscious, and being a good teacher.

Three things that Jenn loves are her family, Alabama football (Roll Tide!), health and fitness, and food. When she has free time, she enjoys traveling with her family and working out.

Presley

Dental Assistant

Presley grew up in Ardmore, AL and started with Gibson Dental in 2019. She received her assistant training through the North Alabama Dental Assisting program.

Known by co-workers for being young but having an old soul, Presley loves the relationships she has made at our office, including our amazing patients, fun co-workers, and her two favorite doctors.

Three things that Presely loves are running, 70s music, and Chick-fil-A. In her free time, she enjoys working out, spending time with her nieces and nephew, and shopping.

Abby

Dental Assistant

Abby attended the Huntsville Dental Assisting Program for her training and is a native of Madison, AL. She enjoys the team she works with and building relationships with patients and always seeing them leave our office with a happy smile. Abby recently joined Gibson Dental in 2019 and is best known by her co-workers for being very helpful and easygoing, and always finding the good in any situation.

Three things that Abby loves are working at Gibson Dental, her family and friends, and watching a movie in a clean room with a candle burning. In her free time, Abby enjoys yoga, body barre, and cuddling with her Great Pyrenees Sadie.

Debbie

Insurance Specialist

Debbie joined Gibson Dental in 2017 and attended Rogers High School and the University of North Alabama. Known by co-workers for her attention to detail, Debbie loves helping our patients navigate their insurance benefits, and make sure their accounts are up to date. She appreciates the teamwork, our awesome patients, and a stress-free work environment.

A native of Florence, AL, Debbie says that the three things she loves are God, her husband, and her family. In her free time, Debbie loves to ride motorcycles, go sailing, and do yard work.

Traci

Scheduling Coordinator

Traci joined the Gibson Dental team in 2017 and has received her training on-the-job. She enjoys getting to know patients from their first phone call and building long-lasting relationships with them. Traci is also happy to be part of a team with such great co-workers and bosses.

A native of Ider, AL, Traci is best known by her co-workers for being the Gibson Dental Team Mom. Three things Traci loves are the color green, pineapples, and Little Rosie’s breakfasts. In her free time, you’ll find Traci hiking, reading, or watching movies.

Kim

Insurance Specialist

Kim has worked in the medical and dental field for 30 years and joined Gibson Dental in 2017. She enjoys her co-workers, a great working environment, and the family atmosphere of our practice.

The three things that Kim loves are family, traveling, and the beach. In her free time, you’ll find Kim enjoying her family, camping, and having movie nights.

Jennifer

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer attended Wallace State Community College where she received her Associate's Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She joined Gibson Dental in 2020 and loves having the opportunity to serve others.

The three things that Jennifer loves are family, being outdoors, and traveling. She enjoys spending her free time with family, cooking, and exercising.

A healthy smile is just a click away.
Linda W.

I recommend Gibson Dental based on: Professional & knowledgable dental team; their approachable manners, detailed orientated and provides explanations that are clear and understandable to clients. Environment is always clean, state of the arts equipment, friendly, beautiful & caring staff, front desk always welcomes you with cheerful smiles. I was always terrified to go to the dentist, and after many years of searching/cancelling appointments due to fear and tears, have finally found an outstanding place to call home.

 

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