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Gardner Family Dentistry | Meet the Staff in Huntsville

Gardner Family Dentistry

Gardner and Gardner DMD PC

Dr. Stacey Gardner & Dr. Steve Gardner


Meet the Staff

Brenda Brooks Alba - Financial Coordinator and Dental Hygienist

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Brenda  graduated from Huntsville High School in 1973. Her sophomore year of high school, she started to work as a dental assistant. and got  licensed for dental hygiene in 1975.   She   joined Dr.’s Gardner & Gardner’s practice in 1995 as a dental hygienist. Brenda  presently works  as the financial coordinator, but also does hygiene and assisting when needed.   She loves all  aspects of dentistry, so she has a fantastic position in this practice.

Outside of  Brenda's  dental career, She  served as a police officer with the City of Huntsville, and retains a license for Real Estate in the state of AL and TN.

Brenda and her husband, Robert are motorcyclist enthusiasts, and  take all  their trips on their bikes.  They love to camp, and spend time outdoors.


Vicky White Waller- Patient Coordinator and Business Office Administrator

Vicky came to the Gardners Dental Practice in July of 2010. She has been in field of Dental Front Office Administration for 12 years.  Vicky enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients.

Vicky grew up in Huntsville and now lives in Madison, with her son, Grayson. She enjoys sports, walking, spending quality time with family and Auburn and Houston Texans football.


Yvonne Britton Hillis-Dental Hygienist

Yvonne got her start in dentistry as a dental assistant in 1986. Later on she decided to persue dental hygiene and obtained her license in 1990. She has been with Dr. Steve and Dr. Stacey Gardner since May of 2005. She enjoys educating her patients and developing friendships with each one.

Yvonne is from Hazel Green and is happily married to her husband, Barry. They enjoy fishing, skiing, and spending as much time as possible outside. They have a love for animals and have many pets that enrich their lives. They also enjoy traveling and seeing new places. Life is good and Yvonne feels truly blessed.


Jeanne Deweese Perkins - Dental Hygienist

Jeanne is a lifelong resident of Hazel Green, Alabama, and graduated from Hazel Green High School in 1986.

She began her career in dentistry in 1990, and acquired her dental hygiene license in 1993. She really enjoys her  job, because she can take care of her patients, and form long-term friendships with her patients.

She married her best friend in 1989, and had their son in 1993. As a family, the Perkins enjoy golfing, fishing, and going to car shows. Jeanne also enjoys scrapbooking, photography, and sunning on the beach.

Kristin King Staples- Dental Assistant

Kristin was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama.  She currently resides in Hazel Green, AL with her husband, Mike, her stepson, Trey, and her daughter, Abby.

She  joined  Dr.’s Gardner & Gardner’s team in 1992, as a full-time dental assistant.  Kristin loves what she does because she learns new things and stays busy.

Outside of her work,  Kristin enjoys spending time with her family, sports, and vacationing at the beach.

Kelly Long Collier- Dental Assistant

Kelly was born in Denver, Colorado, but her family moved to Decatur, Alabama, when she was four.

After graduating high school, Kelly attended Calhoun Community College where she studied Cosmetology. She worked as a cosmetologist for thirteen years, during which time Kelly was given an opportunity to study dental assisting.  As a result, she fell in love with dentistry, and has worked as a dental assistant since then.

Outside of work, Kelly loves being outdoors, especially doing her yard work.

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