Meet Our Decatur Dental Team

Dr. Terry

Dr. Terry was born and raised in Hartselle, Alabama. After high school, he attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in biology. He then stayed at UAB, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Following school, Dr. Terry returned to the area and began practicing dentistry. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, family, friends, and two dogs. Dr. Terry’s hobbies include fishing, hunting, disc golf, and playing at the lake. Dr. Terry is a member of the Alabama Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is committed to further developing his skills and knowledge through continuing education seminars and courses. Dr. Terry knew early in life that dentistry was the career he was meant to pursue, and he is excited to have the opportunity to serve the Decatur area.


Insurance & Scheduling Coordinator

Karen brings 14 years of experience as our Insurance/Scheduling Coordinator. She enjoys assisting all of our patients in utilizing and maximizing their insurance benefits. She and her husband, Rodney, make their home in Hartselle and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.


Dental Hygienist

Lisa began her career as a dental assistant in 1987 and then completed hygiene school in 1989. Lisa’s friendly and outgoing personality quickly puts her patients at ease. She enjoys both getting to know our patients and educating them on healthy home care habits.


Dental Assistant

Marlen is our dental assistant. Following high school, Marlen completed her education at Calhoun, where she found her passion for dentistry. She loves getting to know our patients and takes pride in her job of assisting Dr. Terry chairside. Outside of work, Marlen enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.