About the Practice

Dr. Garry Rice bought the practice of Dr. Thomas Douyard in May 2017. One of the things that excited him the most was buying a practice that has been here for 25 years! He is proud to continue the long tradition of serving patients in the Jefferson County, Shelby County, Clay County, Calhoun County, Randolph County, St.Clair County and Talladega County areas and looks forward to serving you! Whether you are a new patient coming to us for the first time or a longstanding patient we look forward to seeing you and helping you achieve optimum health and a beautiful smile!

At this practice we focus on same day dentures, partials, repairs, and relines. One day service available in most cases. Our skilled staff is committed to serving you with the best possible dental care by providing a comprehensive and holistic approach to make maintaining your dental health a rewarding life long experience.

Our Mission: Improving Life Through Dentistry

Dr. Garry Rice grew up in Royston, Georgia, where he graduated from Franklin County High School in 2001. He went on to The University of Georgia and received his Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2007. After working in retail pharmacy for a year, he decided to pursue a career in dentistry and attended dental school at the Medical College of Georgia, College of Dental Medicine, graduating in June 2012. While attending dental school, he was active with Medical Campus Outreach and went on mission trips to Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Morocco.

Following dental school, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Foundry Dental Center in Bessemer, Alabama receiving further training in various procedures including dental implants, complex extractions, root canals and conscious sedation.

In September 2015, Dr. Rice married Peggy Pursell of Sylacauga, AL and they decided to make Alabama their home. Dr. Rice is a member of the Alabama Dental Association, Academy of General Dentists and the American Dental Association. He enjoys hunting, hiking, camping or anything else in the outdoors. Dr. Rice values our patient relationships, making it his priority to deliver the gentle, compassionate care that you deserve.

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33044 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044


33044 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044