Dr. Lauten Johnson has been our fearless leader at Pediatric and Adolescent Dentistry since its very beginning in 2010. His goal is and always has been to give children the best dental care possible. Dr. Johnson completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at UAB and obtained his Alabama State Dental License in 2006. He completed his residency in pediatrics in 2008 and is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Johnson is also certified in the use of oral sedation and has privileges at Childrens Hospital and when needed can take a child to general anesthesia. In 2006, he won two clinical awards in excellence at UAB. First, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pre-Doctoral Student Award which is given to the student with the greatest proficiency and interest in Pediatric Dentistry. Secondly, the Birmingham District Dental Society Award for outstanding clinical ability.
Dr. Johnson is also founder of The Smile Foundation. Yearly, he leads a team to Mexico where they provide dental and medical services to the underprivileged. But his most favorite thing to do is spend time with his 3 amazing kids: Callie, Sanders and Mary Carmen.
Dr. Lauren Denson has been a vital part our team at Pediatric and Adolescent Dentistry since 2014. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from UAB in 2013. Her sweet smile and caring demeanor along with her knowledge and expertise makes Dr. Lauren an excellent dentist for children and teenagers.
Al Jones was born in Mobile but was raised in Birmingham. He received his undergraduate and DMD degree from UAB in 2013. He went on to complete his orthodontic residency at The Center for Advanced Dental Education in St Louis in 2015. In 2019, he became Board Certified with the American Board of Orthodontists. For Dr. Jones, his passion is to help people smile which can truly change lives. Because he gets to see firsthand how a great, healthy smile can have a huge positive impact on someone, he thinks being an orthodontist is the best career ever!
Frank Cain, Jr. is a native of Mobile, AL. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN in 2002 and his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 2008. Dr. Cain seeks to provide his patients with a relaxed, comfortable experience, utilizing the latest technology and staying current with the ever-advancing practice of dentistry. He is DOCS certified in oral conscious sedation and a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry.