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Lindsey R. Mills, D.M.D.

Dr. Lindsey Mills attended The University of Alabama where she graduated cum laude in 2012 with a degree in Spanish. While attending Alabama, Dr. Mills was a member of the Phi Sigma Theta National Honors Society and was a recipient of the Benito Pérez Galdós Award for Excellence in Spanish.

After receiving her undergraduate degree, Dr. Mills was a dental assistant for Drs. Wood and Spooner before she moved on to pursue a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, GA. Here, she was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honors Society and was a recipient of the Faculty Award in Biomedical Sciences.

Dr. Mills achieved her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2019, where she served as the first female Class President for four consecutive years, and received numerous awards, such as the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Certificate of Recognition, the Eleanor J. Bushee Award for Leadership, the UAB Alumni Award for Leadership and the Alabama Dental Association Student Leadership Award.

After dental school, Dr. Mills remained in Birmingham to pursue advanced clinical studies through a General Practice Residency at UAB Hospital. She received further training in extractions, implant placement, endodontic therapy, dental sedation and complex restorative procedures. In 2020, she joined Drs. Wood and Spooner in practice.

Dr. Mills currently serves as a faculty member for the University of Alabama School of Dentistry as an instructor in the student clinics. She is active in local and national dental organizations and committed to continued learning in order to support her patients with current and informative patient education.

Dr. Mills is a native of Dallas, GA and was recently married to Jake Mills in October of 2019. She enjoys trying new recipes and activities such as running, hiking, kayaking and indoor cycling. Dr. Mills and her husband love to travel, listen to live music and spend time with family, including their dog Izzy!

Professional Affiliations and Memberships: American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, Birmingham District Dental Society, American Association of Implant Dentistry.