Children's Dentist in Decatur

While we offer many offices throughout Alabama, each office, like this one in Decatur, is locally owned and operated by doctors who live in the community and are involved in local causes, fundraising efforts and volunteerism.

Comprehensive, Caring Children’s Dentistry in Decatur, AL

Children's Dentistry of Decatur provides full-service dental care for children from 6 months to 20 years-old. We strive to make each appointment an enjoyable visit for your child. Our offices are designed for their comfort and enjoyment, as well as yours! Whether you need a regular checkup or have a dental emergency, you’ll find us extremely accommodating to just about any schedule – we even take same-day appointments. We welcome Medicaid patients and file all forms of insurance.

Greg Hawkins, DMD

Your Dentist in Decatur, AL

Dental Education

Graduate of Holly Pond High School, 1980
Bachelor of Science – Auburn University, 1983
University of Alabama School of Dentistry, 1988

Why I do what I do?

"I was raised in rural Cullman County Alabama. One summer I worked for a veterinarian. After that summer, I decided that I would rather work on people than "stinky" cows. I had always loved going to the dentist and I enjoyed my dental visits. When I was in the fifth grade, I had a bad experience with my teeth and my dentist was able to take care of me. From that time on I was interested in the field of Dentistry and I knew this would be one area that I could make a real difference in the lives of others. I have enjoyed taking care of my patients and interacting with them for over 25 years."

Personal Life

Dr. Hawkins enjoys collecting vinyl records and is an avid golfer. He is married to Tammy and has two children Joshua and Lindsey and one grandchild, Jordyn.


Riley Hawkins, DMD

Your Dentist in Decatur, AL

Dental Education

Graduate of Holly Pond High School, 1985
Bachelor of Science Auburn University, 1989
University of Alabama School of Dentistry, 1993

Why I do what I do?

"While at Auburn, I decided to follow my brother, Greg, into the dental field. In the twenty plus years that I have practiced, I have met many wonderful people. For some, going to the dentist is a very stressful event and one of the rewards I receive from practicing dentistry is relieving those fears and making their visit a pleasant one."

Personal Life

Dr. Riley enjoys golfing, exercising, and watching Auburn football. He is married to Rhonda and has three children, Katie, John, and Ross.


Margaret McKelvey, DMD

Your Dentist in Decatur, AL

Dental Education

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

About Dr. McKelvey

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 two sons Barrett and Bragg, and their two pups – Cash and Derby.

The McKelveys are active members of their church and community. They enjoy outdoor activities, including hunting, riding horses, playing with their boys, and traveling when watching college football isn't keeping their autumn weekends busy!


Jeremiah L. Harris, DMD

Your Dentist in Decatur, AL

Dental Education

Graduate of Corinth High School, Corinth, Mississippi, 1997

Bachelor of Arts – University of Mississippi, 2001

University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry, 2007

Why I do what I do?

"As a small child, I saw the transformation of dentistry in my mother. She went through reconstructive jaw surgery and her pain level significantly decreased. Since that experience and my childhood dentist urging me to pursue the art of dentistry, I decided in college to follow my heart and chose dental school over medical school."

Personal Life

Dr. Harris lives in Athens with his wife, Ashley and three children, Elisabeth, Lance and Lucy Brooke. They enjoy their time together as a family whether hunting, swimming, taking trips or just playing at home.

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1815 Somerville Rd SE Ste B
Decatur, AL 35601

(256) 355-2132

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