ABOUT US
WHO WE ARE

Dr. Townsend


Dr. Wayne Townsend was born in Louisiana, and moved to Illinois as a child. He received a BS in Teaching of Biology and General Science from the University of Illinois; and he entered the United States Air Force and served 4 years with a tour at Key West NAS, FL. He returned to Illinois to hold various positions including nusring home administrator. He attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine at Edwardsville, IL and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1983. Upon completing dental school, he entered the United States Army with his first duty station at Fort McCellan, AL. He resigned his commission in October, 1991, to take over the practice of Dr. Carey Elrod in Anniston, AL. In December of 1999, Dr. Townsend purchased Dr. Joseph Griffin's practice in Heflin, AL.

Dr. Townsend and his wife Marcella are the parents of six children and five grandchildren.


Dana
​Registered Dental Hygienist






Dana has been in Dentistry since 1986. She received her Dental Hygiene License in 1998. Dana is married and has 3 children. She enjoys running and eating chocolate.

Katie
Registered Dental Hygienist
Financial/Insurance Coordinator






Katie began her dental career as a dental assistant in 1995 with Dr. Joseph Griffin at the Heflin office. In 1998, she became a Registered Dental Hygienist. Katie manages the front office. She is married to Pete and has 2 children, Isaiah and Noah.

Valencia
Registered Dental Hygienist
​Patient Coordinator





Valencia received her Associate's Degree from Gadsden State in 2006. She started working with Dr. Townsend in 2008, and then received her Dental Hygiene License in 2013. Valencia does Hygiene and also works in the front office. She is married to Justin and has 4 children, Jackson, Eli, Emerson, and Tillie. She loves spending time with her family and friends.

Kendra
Certified Dental Assistant






Kendra has been in Dentistry since 2016. She graduated from Dental Assisting school in 2016. She is married to Tyler and has a little girl named Ansley. She loves spending time with her family.