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431 Johnston St

Decatur, AL 35601-3007

(256) 355-1744

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Welcome to Alabama Smile Builders!  Your Dentist in Decatur, Alabama.

We are so excited to welcome Dr. Justin M. Bishop to our practice. Graduating from the University of Alabama in Birmingham as a Doctor of Dental Medicine, Dr. Justin becomes the 3rd generation in his family to practice dentistry. Dr. Justin is a 2008 graduate of Decatur High School and a 2012 graduate of Birmingham Southern with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. Dr. Justin will be practicing general dentistry with an emphasis in Cosmetic and Family dentistry.

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Meet the Dentists

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Paul Bishop
    D.M.D.
    Dentist

    I have over 15 years of experience practicing in Decatur and at ASB we have kept our patients at the center of our mission. I strive to continue our learning to give me the best training to further oral health in Decatur and give you the smile you've always wanted.

  • Dr.
    Justin Bishop
    D.M.D.
    Dentist

    I am proudly the 3rd generation of my family to practice dentistry in Decatur, AL.  I enjoy seeing the great changes we, as dentists, can create in people's lives as we help them with their dental needs. I look forward to helping you!

Testimonials

What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "I’ve been going to Smile Builders for a few years now. Dr. Bishop and his entire staff are very friendly, and they do a great job."
    Marla
  • "I saw both dentists this time as a follow up to an issue I've been having and both were very warm, yet professional making it a much easier trip to the dentist. My dental hygienist and the office staff were very nice, professional, and attentive also. A very pleasant experience."
    Patricia
  • "As usual, everyone at the practice is friendly and courteous. My crown was ready when promised and fits wonderfully. I'm so happy!"
    Margarete
  • "I was tired of being tired. They helped me with a sleep study and the perfect oral appliance. Now I feel so much better and even my husband is resting better, less noise and tossing & turning on my part. Thanks to Dr. Bishop and his kind and friendly staff. Appreciate them very much."
    Beth
  • "Amazing experience never been a fan of any dentist office but this one was amazing, definitely my families new Dental office! Very knowledgeable and helpful."
    Andy

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  • Overview

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  • Sealants

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed