meet our doctors

Our Mission & Core Values

At Deerfoot Dental, our mission is to provide our community with generations of healthy smiles. We believe no one should live in fear of the dentist. We work hard to create a calming environment to ensure your time with us is relaxed, comfortable, and stress-free. Our practice feels like home. We believe in building a legacy for our patients, their families, and future generations. We strive to create personal relationships founded on trust and respect to carry on a tradition of quality care. We understand the importance of oral health in helping you achieve total health and wellness, and we treat you as a whole person, not just a set of teeth and gums. We just want you and your family to be happy and healthy!

Dr. Dane Grovenstein with his family

Meet Our Doctor

Your Pinson Dentist Dr. Dane Grovenstein, DMD

Dr. Dane Grovenstein was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Biomedical Science and a minor in Music Performance (trumpet) in 2010.

In 2012, he completed his Masters in Biology at Auburn, and in 2016 he became a DMD, graduating from the University of Alabama Dental School. He recently earned his certification to administer in-office conscious sedation.

For Dr. Grovenstein, the best part of his job is the opportunity to improve his patients’ overall health by providing quality dental care in a comfortable environment.

When he’s not helping patients in the office, Dr. Grovenstein loves to spend time with his wife, Johanna, play with his son James who they welcomed to the world in 2017, as well as read books and play video games.

Dr. Dane Grovenstein


“I want our office to be a place that patients can trust—easy, convenient, and as painless as possible, where we calm dental fears and explain what’s happening. We won’t talk over your head, and no question is a silly question with us.”

Dr. Grovenstein

Jordan - Office Manager & Insurance Coordinator in Deerfoot Dental


Office Manager & Insurance Coordinator

Jordan grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, and has worked in the dental field since 2004. She married her high school sweetheart in 2005, and they have two daughters together. Her hobbies and interests include cooking, reading, traveling and playing with her kids.

Heather - Dental Hygienist in Deerfoot Dental


Dental Hygienist

Heather grew up in Locust Fork, Alabama, with two younger brothers. She received her dental hygienist training at Wallace State Community College in 2010. Her favorite part of working at Deerfoot Dental is seeing great patients and providing them with exceptional care.

Heather has been married since 2008. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, and playing video games.

Kelly - Dental Hygienist in Deerfoot Dental


Dental Hygienist

Kelly grew up in Center Point, lived in Springville, and now resides in Trussville, Alabama. She attended Jefferson State Junior College and Auburn University before going back to Wallace State Community College, where she earned an Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2007. Her favorite part of working at Deerfoot Dental is helping people obtain beautiful, healthy smiles.

Kelly is married and has a daughter, two stepdaughters and a grandson. Her favorite things to do in her spare time are spending time with her family and friends and watching her grandson grow.

Callie - Dental Assistant in Deerfoot Dental


Dental Assistant

Callie has aspired to be a dental hygienist since the age of six. She attended Wallace State Community College and majored in Dental Assisting, earning an Associates degree in Applied Science. Callie is also CPR-certified and working toward her Certified Dental Assistant certification, which she will receive in 2019. Her favorite part of her job is being able to express her creative side while taking care of her patients by providing a valuable service.

In her spare time, Callie enjoys listening to music, crocheting, writing, cross-stitching and other projects. She has a Yorkie named Spunky and currently resides in her hometown of Clay with her parents.

Michelle - Dental Assistant in Deerfoot dental


Dental Assistant

Michelle is from Wheatfield, Indiana, and currently resides in Hueytown, Alabama. She received her dental assistant training at Ross Medical Education Center in 1990, and has had a chairside dentistry career for 27 years. Her favorite role on the Deerfoot Dental team is educating people about dental care.

Michelle has been married for 26 years, and has three children and one grandchild. She loves to shop and get a good deal. She says, “I love the South and the Southern hospitality – this is home! Glad God moved us to this area in 2001!”