James E. LeCroy III, D.M.D
When it comes to the overall health of our smiles, we all want the best. The best care. The best service. The best results. James LeCroy DMD is a unique kind of dentist. He has a gentle approach, easing any concerns you might have about treatment. He listens and tailors individual treatment based on your particular needs.
Dr. LeCroy is highly-committed to staying up to date on new techniques and technologies. He started his education at University of Alabama where he majored in chemistry. He received his doctorate of dental medicine from UAB School of Dentistry. He furthered his dental training with a one year general practice residency at the VA Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. During this one year residency, Dr LeCroy completed training in the surgical placement of dental implants, the treatment of medically compromised patients, and the restorative aspects of implant crown and bridge. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Birmingham District Dental Society.
Dr. LeCroy grew up in Vestavia Hills. He married his wife, Callyn, in the fall of 2014. They met while in dental school at UAB. Outside the office, he enjoys exercising, playing golf, hiking, and being on the lake.
Crystal Johnson, Dental Hygienist
Crystal Johnson works with us as a Dental Hygienist. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for Hygiene school and has been in the dentistry field since 2006. Crystal has a passion for taking care of people. For her, it’s not just about cleaning teeth, but taking care of patients’ overall oral health while also getting to know them on a more personal level. She enjoys conversations with patients about life, family and Jesus. Outside of work, Crystal loves spending time with her husband, Andrew, and two children, Slade and Holston. You’ll often find Crystal and her family enjoying the outdoors and fishing or hanging out with their two labs, Buddy and Doc.
Jill Sherman, Dental Hygienist and Assistant
Jill Sherman has worked as both a Dental Assistant and a Registered Dental Hygienist for the past 33 years, and she’s been a valued member of our team for 18 years. She received her dental education and training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has been passionate about the dentistry field since then. Jill enjoys working at LeCroy Dental for many reasons: she loves meeting new patients, calming their anxieties and forming lasting professional relationships by providing excellent dental treatment. Outside of work, Jill enjoys knitting and “glamping,” a.k.a. camping—she’ll never leave home without all her comforts. Jill loves spending time with her husband, Ed, her daughter and son-in-law, Danleigh and Austin, and her granddaughter, Nelleigh. Of course we can’t forget about Jill’s love for her three dachshunds, Lucy, Ella and Rosco.
Lauren Conner, Dental Hygienist and Assistant
Lauren Conner has been assisting Dr. LeCroy with many types of procedures since 2014. She earned her degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and has been working in general dentistry since 2001. She has also worked five years in the periodontal field, as well as in pediatric offices practicing dental hygiene. Lauren loves getting to know patients and forming relationships with them. Being able to help patients and attend to their dental needs is very rewarding to her. Some of Lauren’s favorite things to do outside of work include working out and enjoying the great outdoors. She loves vacationing with her husband, Brad, daughter, Tatum, stepson, Cash and stepdaughter Emmie. Lauren is also a loving dog mom to Trixie, her rescue pup adopted in 2017.
Deana Boyett, Dental Hygienist
Deana Boyett, one of our Dental Hygienists, has been in dentistry for over 30 years and has been a part of our team at LeCroy Dental for 25 years. Over the years, Deana has developed friendships with so many of our patients, and she loves to see and visit with them during their appointments. She earned her degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and has previously worked as a dental assistant and hygienist in a periodontal office, as well as in two general dentist offices. Deana is passionate about her family; she has been married to her husband, Kyle, for 28 years, and together they have three sons, David, Jackson and Luke. She also has a sweet golden retriever named Maggie and a feisty shih-tzu named Bo. Deana loves live theatre and music, and Greek cuisine is the way to her heart.
Lauren Heos, Dental Hygienist with Infiltration Anesthesia Permit
Lauren Heos is one of our Dental Hygienists at LeCroy Dental. She received her dental training at Columbus State in Ohio and has since relocated to Alabama. Lauren loves the personal relationships we make here at our practice and feels like she’s catching up with family every time our patients come in for their appointments. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys Crossfit and running—you’ll often find her at Nexus Fitness working out or coaching. She also loves her family and dogs. She and her husband, Trip, have been married for almost seven years, and they now have a two-year-old daughter that they adore named Emery. We can’t forget about their cat, Tuck, and two German shorthaired pointers, Harper and Truman.
Stacey Bridgmon, Insurance Coordinator
Stacey Bridgmon is our Insurance Coordinator, and she’s been in the dental field for nine years. She’s usually handling insurance, but occasionally you’ll find her at the front desk or answering phones. Stacey loves working at a practice that is grounded on Christian beliefs. Stacey has been a Birmingham resident all of her life. Outside of work, she loves vacationing at the beach and spending time with her daughter, Kayla, and son, Justin. Some of Stacey’s hobbies include monogramming, photography, and hanging with her lemon beagle, Ellie.