Our Dentistry Team

Creating Confident Smiles

About The Practice

J.R. Millington Dentistry is a state-of-the-art dental practice located in Trussville, Alabama. We are a family practice that offers a variety of cosmetic procedures, digital x-rays, and laser technology. The purpose of J.R. Millington Dentistry is to spread the love of Jesus Christ while preserving and restoring oral health in a patient driven manner. We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining a professional and compassionate staff with the latest in dental technology. The result is a beautiful, healthy smily that lasts a lifetime!
J.R. Millington Dentistry
J.R. Millington Dentistry

Meet Our Doctors

J.R. Millington, D.M.D.

J.R. Millington, D.M.D.

J.R. was born and raised in Birmingham and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 2001. After high school, J.R. attended Auburn University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. He then went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the UAB School of Dentistry.

J.R. is married to his high school sweetheart, Amy, and they have four children: Olivia, Anna Kayt, Trip, and Brigs. J.R. and his family live in Trussville and enjoy investing back into the community. J.R., his family, and the office are supporters of local non-profits, NO LONGER and SERVING YOU MINISTRIES.

Alex Plagenhoef, D.D.S.

Alex Plagenhoef, D.D.S.

Alex joined our practice in August 2020. He is a native of Dothan, AL, and graduated from Providence Christian School in 2012. After completing his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences at Auburn University, he moved to Houston, TX, where he received training from the UTHealth School of Dentistry and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Alex met his wife, Alexandra, at Auburn University and they have been happily married for two years. They are excited to now be members of the Trussville Community. Alex enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, snow-skiing and serving his church and community.

J.R. Millington Dentistry

Meet The Team

BETSY, Receptionist

Betsy

Receptionist
Betsy helped launch the practice in 2012 and is the mother of Dr. Millington. Patients enjoy Betsy’s kind personality and her gift of hospitality. One of Betsy’s greatest hobbies is spending time in the kitchen baking. The patients at J.R. Millington Dentistry enjoy Betsy’s homemade sweets made available daily in the reception area!
TAYLOR, Dental Assistant

Taylor

Dental Assistant

In December 2013, Taylor joined the team. Taylor’s favorite part of her job is building relationships with each patient. She is also the office prankster, so watch out! She married her husband, Zach, in April 2017. In her free time, she enjoys photography and Netflix!

WHITNEY, Dental Assistant

Whitney

Dental Assistant
Whitney joined our team in July 2018. She is a graduate of Auburn University. She and her husband currently are spending their free time loving on their new baby girl, Ella Ray!
BEKAH, Dental Hygienist

Bekah

Dental Hygienist

Bekah is a graduate of the Wallace State Dental Hygiene Program. Bekah joined our team in July 2019. On the weekends, you can find Bekah on the lake!

LAUREN, Insurance Coordinator

Lauren

Insurance Coordinator

Lauren joined our team January 2020. Her organization and people skills are what we love most! In her free time, she enjoys hanging with her husband, two-year old son, and dog!

Alexis

Dental Hygienist

Alexis is originally from Indiana. She has held a dental hygiene license for over 35 years. Alexis is best known for her contagious laugh. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out at their lake house with her family.

Addi, Dental Assistant

Addi

Dental Assistant

Addi started as an intern in our office in June 2020, and we liked her so much we are keeping her around forever 🙂 She is a Hewitt Trussville grad, and has an obsession with dachshunds.

Tiffany, Dental Hygienist

Tiffany

Dental Hygienist

Tiffany joined our team in September of 2020. She has a two year old daughter named Zoe. She has a passion for building relationships with her patients, and is loved by all!

Taylor W.

Scheduling Coordinator

Taylor is the newest member of our team! She is one of the friendly faces to greet you when you enter our office. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family!