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Woodlawn Dental, DMD, PA’s Professional Staff

Dr. Benjamin Williams

Dr. Williams received his undergraduate degree in biology from the Samford University. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Williams spent several years working as a surgical assistant at Woodlawn Dental. Dr. Williams continued his education at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, where he completed his DMD. During this time, he met his wife, Allison, while she completed her graduate studies at University of Florida College of Veterinarian Medicine.

After completing a 3 year post-graduate residency program specializing in Periodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Williams stayed in Birmingham where he began to practice Periodontics and General Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Williams enjoys golf, running, travel and watching Alabama football.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Southern Academy of Periodontology


Julie is originally from California, and relocated to Birmingham Alabama in 2009. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2009. She has been with Woodlawn Dental for over 3 years working as a Dental Assistant and is going through the Dental Hygiene Program at UAB to become a Dental Hygienist. (2015). She is fluent in Spanish. On her time off she enjoys spending it with her daughter and family, she also enjoys traveling, and loves to watch football, she is an Auburn fan (WAR EAGLE).


Drew is a lifelong resident of Birmingham, Al. He has worked at Woodlawn Dental on-and-off for over 10 years, taking time off to attend school. Drew has worked as a periodontal dental hygienist; currently working in the front office.. Drew enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Drew is an accomplished violinist, traveling with the VA Symphony throughout Europe. He also enjoys reading and ice hockey.
Drew graduated from Samford University with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Spanish and with a Master's degree in international politics and economics from Harvard University.


Michelle has been a resident of Birmingham, Al., since 1998. She has been with Woodlawn Dental since 2006. As a child, Michelle traveled the world as an Air Force brat, graduating from high school in Germany. After taking a break to have four children, Michelle graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December 2011 with a bachelor's in social work. Michelle is a single mom who enjoys spending time with her children, reading, and listening to music. Michelle fills the position of dental receptionist, answering the phone, scheduling appointments and greeting patients as they sign in. Michelle enjoys helping the people who come in to our office, the friendly co-workers and the caring doctors.


Alan was born in Monterrey, Mexico, and relocated to Alabama in 2001. He graduated from Oneonta High School in 2008 (the home of the Redskins). Alan attended the University of Montevallo, graduating in 2012 with a degree in graphic design. Alan has one brother and one sister, and is the parent of a dog named Oscar. Alan loves sports and the outdoors, and when he is off work, you can find him playing football, soccer, water skiing or camping. Alan also enjoys traveling, drawing, painting photography, and spending time with his friends, as well as supporting Auburn football. War Eagle! Alan has been with Woodlawn Dental since 2009 as a dental assistant. He says that he enjoys getting to help patients, the great co-workers and meeting different people every day.


Savannah is a lifelong resident of Birmingham, AL. In high school, Savannah enjoyed working with the special education students and cheerleading. She has 1 sister and 2 brothers, including one who was in the Marines. Savannah was raised in dentistry; her mother Shannon has worked as a dental assistant, hygienist, and office manager for over 30 years. Savannah enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as crafting wreaths and other items. Savannah has worked at Woodlawn Dental since 2015. She feels that working in the fast, upbeat, friendly atmosphere of Woodlawn Dental has improved her dental skills, and she is planning to enter the hygiene program at UAB.


Jorie is a lifelong resident of Birmingham, AL. She has been employed with Woodlawn Dental since 2014. Jorie is known for being the loud and crazy entertainer of the staff. You can find her at our check-out station with any questions you may have. Jorie has been in the dentistry field since 2007. Jorie has 2 great children, a son and daughter that attend Pinson Elementary School. Jorie graduated from Gardendale High School in 2006 and later attended Jeff State Community College for additional training. Jorie's hobbies include taking her kids to different sporting events, practices, pageants, and various kid activities, when she gets a break she enjoys staying home and relaxing watching reality tv! Jorie feels the best part of working with the public is seeing the patients faces light up when they feel comfortable smiling again!

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