Meet the Doctors
Dr. Jimmy Gardiner
Dr. Jimmy Gardiner has always enjoyed calling the Shoals, AL, area home. Born and raised in Tuscumbia, AL, Dr. Gardiner is fulfilling his lifelong dream of serving the people of Northwest Alabama. Dr. Gardiner finished his undergraduate studies at Birmingham Southern in 1987 with an emphasis in chemistry and history. He graduated from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry in 1992 and immediately opened his private practice in downtown Tuscumbia.
In 2001, the office relocated to 121 East 6th Street. "This move has allowed our office to reach its full potential," said Dr. Gardiner.
Dr. Gardiner is a member of the ADA and is committed to at least 60 hours yearly of continuing education. He has always been passionate about life and eager to take on new challenges. In 2011, he was inspired to embrace the changing face of dentistry and renewed his commitment to continuing education by studying research on the direct link between oral health and systemic health. Keeping our practice at the forefront of new dental technology enables our team to better assist with our patients' overall health.
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Dr. Victoria McClanahan
Russellville, SRD on 5th
Dr. Victoria McClanahan joined our SRD on 5th team in July 2018. She graduated from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide), where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry in 2014. She then completed her Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2018 from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.
As a dentist, Dr. Victoria strives to work alongside her patients, helping them achieve excellent, long-term oral health in a comfortable and friendly environment. She loves treating children and teenagers. She is a provider for Six Month Smiles and loves helping improve smiles through this program!
She is passionate about serving the Lord. Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:38-39. In dental school, she was a member of the CMMA (Christian Medical Missions of Alabama) and has been to Honduras, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic for mission trips. In 2015, on one of these trips she met Dr. Josh McClanahan. They were married in May 2018. Together, they have 3 doggies (Honey, Trooper, and Marty)! In her spare time she loves painting, reading and all kinds of arts and crafts. She is from Helena, Alabama, where her family still lives! She loves Disney and animals, especially Dachshunds!
Dr. Nolin Connell
"I am native of Muscle Shoals, AL. I have returned back to North Alabama to serve and join the team that offers the highest caliber of dental care in the area. It is a joy to be back in the place I call home. I have one sister who lives in New York with my brother-in-law and niece. I graduated from Auburn University in 2016 with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences with honors and a minor in Spanish. I then attended UAB School of Dentistry, where I graduated in 2020 with my degree in dental medicine. I have spent many years abroad in medical missions (including dominican republic, costa rica, and Guatemala), and I hope to use my skill and knowledge to serve underserved populations in the future. I am a member of the American Student Dental Association, American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, and American Academy of General Dentistry. My goal is to provide a fun and inviting atmosphere with my team, for all ages, from the second you park to the moment we complete your treatment. I am here to provide a great experience at the dentist as well as healthy smiles for a lifetime!"
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