Dr. Barry Goodspeed is pleased to welcome
Dr. Samantha Sackos
to Central Dentistry, P.C.
Dr. Sackos will be an asset to our expanding practice! She brings many wonderful skills which will benefit our patients and office, and her addition will allow our office to meet our patients’ needs more efficiently. Please take a moment to read her impressive bio :
Samantha L. Sackos, DDS
A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Sackos grew up in the Southwest and moved to Texas to complete her undergraduate and post-graduate education. She is a graduate of the University of Houston, which she attended while on a full-ride NCAA Division I athletic scholarship for soccer. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Biology. Dr. Sackos then continued her education and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the UT Health School of Dentistry in San Antonio, graduating with high honors. While in dental school, Dr. Sackos was awarded the prestigious Award for Clinical Excellence in Dentistry, The Academy of General Dentistry Senior Dental Student award, The Southwest Prosthodontic Society Dental Student award, as well as induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Sackos then pursued a General Practice Residency at UAB Hospital where she received advanced dental training and education in oral surgery, dental implants, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry on patients with medically complex conditions.
Dr. Sackos’ passion for dentistry is rooted in her love for creating beautiful smiles and fostering meaningful relationships with her patients. She strives to provide excellent dentistry and educate each of her patients on the importance of oral health and the care they receive.
As a member of the American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, Birmingham District Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Sackos prioritizes continuing education and providing the best, state of the art dental treatment options for her patients.
Dr. Sackos and her husband, Greg, have lived in Alabama for one year and have two cats. You can find Dr. Sackos and her husband enjoying the local eateries, running and biking the trails at Oak Mountain State Park, and gardening in their free time.
Your oral health is our central concern!
We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care with a special expertise in CAD/CAM and implant dentistry.
Throughout our website, you will find an abundance of information about our practice, procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Please explore and learn as much about dentistry and our services as you desire. We believe our patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment options.
Our patients are our most important asset, and we strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated. We look forward to seeing you!
Some of the new services we are happy to provide are:
Perio Protect non-surgical treatment for gum disease utilizing a low dose hydrogen peroxide. See services tab for details.
Botox and Dermal Filler Treatments to existing and new patients! See the "Our Services" tab above for more details.
CEREC One-visit Porcelain Restorations because most people dread the multiple visit aproach of the old technology. Doctor Goodspeed has completed five levels of advanced training in the use of Cerec CAD/CAM technology. He is one of few dentists in Birmingham, AL with this level of Cerec Training. The office continues to invest in advanced technology to provide cosmetic dentistry including porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns and fillings, and porcelain bridges, and custom implant crowns.
We are particularly enthusiastic to offer 3D Cone Beam CT Imaging. The Sirona XG3D digital 2D/3D imaging system provides the ultimate digital capacity for our patients. With this technology, we can image your jaw bones for challenging diagnoses and sophisticated implant planning. Call to see if this technology will benefit you! See our technology for more exciting details.
This is a digital age, and our office embraces all digital technology with its precision and convenience.
Here is a list of our ever growing Digital Dental Services:
- Intraoral 2D Imaging
- Clinical Photography
- Charting and Practice Management
- Cerec Imaging/ Same Day Crowns
- Cerec Same Day Smile Makeovers
- Invisalign, Suresmile, and Clear Correct Orthodontics
- Omnicam powderless intraoral scanning
- 3D ConeBeam CT Imaging
- Implant Surgical Guides
- 3D Formlabs II Printer
- 3D Shining 3D Extraoral Scanner
We are proud to announce the addition of 3D digital printing to our practice. We utilize this technology to efficiently produce highly accurate surgical giuides for implant placement.
Dr. Barry E. Goodspeed is dedicated to implementation of the newest technologies and techniques into his private practice. As Dr. Goodspeed has recently focused on technologies and techniques in implant surgery and restoration, he has mastered many and developed other techniques. He is now lecturing to local study clubs such as the CEREC Study Club and Birmingham Society for Advanced Dentistry, learning institutions such as the Comprehensive Implant Residency Program, and regional dental societies such as the New Orleans Dental Conference. Dr. Goodspeed is passionate about advancing technologies and techniques in private dental practice. Call for an appointment if you wish to find out what CAD/CAM CEREC same day crown technology and implant restoration services we have to offer you. Need a cosmetic dentistry smile make over? Call US!