Get to Know Russell C. Parker, Who Loves Treating Patients’ Smiles

Born in Laurel, Mississippi, Dr. Russell C. Parker has over 18 years of experience as a general dentist. As the new owner of our practice, he’ll be working hand-in-hand with our team to ensure patients receive the same excellent care they’ve come to expect.

Dr. Parker received his Bachelor of Science in polymer science and engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi. He then completed his DMD at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry. Later, he completed DentalXP’s clinical master’s program to give his patients the best in dental care.

Dr. Parker owned and operated his own practice in Ocean Springs, Mississippi before moving to the Decatur, Alabama area with his wife Jennifer (or JP) of 27 years. His comprehensive experience includes a wide range of dental procedures, such as microscopic endodontics, implant placement and restorations, beautiful crowns and bridges, porcelain veneers, complete and partial dentures, and more.

Dr. Parker is passionate about dental missions and has participated in several international trips, including trips to Mexico, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, and Bosnia. In addition, he is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Alabama Academy of General Dentistry. He was also the past president of the Mississippi Dental Association, District V. In addition, he is a diplomate of the International Dental Implant Association.

Dr. Parker is excited about the opportunity to again practice in a family-focused town. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, he and his wife love traveling, hiking, backpacking, fishing, and running. They also love spending time with their two dogs and one cat.