Dr. Patrick M. English, D.M.D.Dr. English is an Alabama native. He grew up around the Birmingham area and attended Mississippi State University for his Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. English completed his dental education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1996.
In October 1996, following graduation, Dr. English opened his private practice in Pelham, AL. He sold his practice in 2010 & moved to North Alabama to be closer to his family. For the last 4 years, Dr. English has worked for several group practices and expanded his expertise into many different fields of dentistry. Apex Dental is the culmination of his vision for the future of dentistry with new & innovative ways of providing dental care.
Outside the office, Dr. English enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, playing guitar, & adding to his extensive vinyl record collection. Dentistry is his passion but music is a close second.
Dental Services Overview
Team Members at APEX Dental
AshleyTreatment Coordinator / Insurance Coordinator
Ashley Pewitt brings over 17 years of experience to our practice. Ashley is our Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator. She is a nationally Certified Dental Coder and will soon have her certification in medical billing. Ashley is the mother of three and a “Grammie” to her 6 year old granddaughter. Ashley is an avid advocate for children with disabilities. This began as a mother of a child on the Autism Spectrum. Ashley truly enjoys her career and is looking forward to serving our patients!
Felicia has been in the dental field for 9 years. She is our Dental Hygienist, but before that she was also a dental assistant. Felicia attended from both Calhoun College for Dental Assisting School & then the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Dental Hygiene program. When she's not caring for our patients, she is spending time with her husband and her teenage daughter. She also enjoys spending time at the beach and attending concerts. Felicia prides herself on being able to provide care to her patients in a calm and caring atmosphere where their comfort and well being is always her main concern.
Leigh has been a dental assistant for 13 years. She has worked primarily in General Dentistry with experience in Periodontal, Prosthodontic, Endodontic and Orthodontic specialties. She loves that her career is in a constantly evolving industry that changes from day to day with each new patient. She likes continually learning about the latest advancements so she can help to educate our patients.
In her spare time, Leigh enjoys spending time with her husband and their 5 children. She is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junky who likes primitive camping, off road jeeping, white water rafting and zip lining. Leigh loves keeping life interesting and fun.
Susan has worked in the dental field for 17 years. She grew up locally, graduating from Grissom High School and attending Calhoun Community College. Susan enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, playing softball, hiking, swimming and reading.
Olivia works as one of our dental assistants and is training to transition into dental hygiene. She loves hiking and going to concerts with her friends. She also loves spending time with family, attending church and babysitting.