About Greystone Smile Design

A Beautiful Practice for All Your Dental Needs!

Trenton H. Buchanan, DMD, FAGD


Trenton H. Buchanan, DMD, FAGD, is a restorative dentist for the entire family. His commitment to excellence not only emphasizes the technical skills of dentistry, but also reflects strong components of kindness and compassion.

Dr. Buchanan graduated with honors from Auburn University in 2002 and earned his doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2006. Looking to further his education, he completed a general practice residency at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, with a focus on medically compromised patients, oral surgery, and advanced treatment planning. Dr. Buchanan practiced for 2 years in Denver before moving back to Birmingham.

Dr. Buchanan offers a wide variety of up-to-date procedures, including porcelain veneers, crowns, bridges, implants, tooth-colored fillings, and tooth whitening, utilizing the latest in dental technology. He was recently published in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry and also completed the requirements for the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2010. Only about 6 percent of general dentists in the U.S. and Canada are AGD Fellows. When you see a dentist with FAGD after their name, you can rest assured that they care about knowing the latest techniques and best practices in dentistry.


Dr. Trent Buchanan is often a guest dentist on Birmingham’s CBS 42, NBC 13, ABC 33/40, and FOX 6 television stations discussing topics such as dental health, oral hygiene, cosmetic dental procedures and emerging trends in dentistry.

Dr. Buchanan talks about whitening toothpastes, mouthwashes and toothbrushes on Wake Up Alabama.
Dr. Buchanan discusses oral health on CBS 42’s Wake Up Alabama.
FOX 6 News in Birmingham interviews Dr. Buchanan about dental care and teeth whitening.
Dr. Buchanan visits Wake Up Alabama to discuss the treatment of bad breath.
Dr. Buchanan discusses teeth whitening, bleaching and virtual smiles on CBS 42.
Dr. Buchanan discusses diet and its role in dental care on CBS 42.
Dr. Buchanan appeared on CBS 42 to discuss Halloween and oral health.
Dr. Buchanan discusses the new technology of Dental Implants on ABC Birmingham’s Talk of Alabama.
Dr. Buchanan appears on ABC 33/40 Birmingham’s Focus at Four to discuss Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Buchanan discusses a candy buy back and Halloween candies to avoid on ABC 33/40.
Dr. Buchanan discusses the Virtual Smile Makeover in-home consultation on Talk of Alabama, ABC 33/40.
Dr. Buchanan discusses the importance of dental self-exams during an appearance on ABC 33/40.
Dr. Buchanan appears on Birmingham’s ABC 33/40 to talk about Deep Bleaching, a new whitening technique.
In an appearance on ABC 33/40 Birmingham, Dr. Buchanan discusses Greystone Smile Design Blog.
Dr. Buchanan discusses procedures used for Teeth Whitening on Birmingham’s ABC 33/40.
Dr. Buchanan discusses Dental Hygiene and the link between dental health and overall health on Birmingham’s NBC 13.

Our Team


Angel - Office Manager


Our Office Manager, Angel, loves getting to know patients. “It’s great to work at an office that focuses on patient care and comfort with concern for each patient’s needs,” Angel states, ” I enjoy being a part of our caring team.”

With 10 years experience in dentistry, Angel is the financial expert of Greystone Smile Design. She is a wizard with insurance and financing. ” I love telling people that they CAN afford the beautiful healthy smile that they have always wanted.”

Angel lives in Trussville, Alabama. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys running marathons.


Dawn - Dental Hygienist


Our Dental Hygienist, Dawn, began her dental career as an orthodontic assistant. She has been in the dental field for 20 years and a dental hygienist for 15 years.

Through her experience and education, she has gained a vast knowledge in patient care. She believes her concern for the patient’s comfort is the most important part of her job. “I listen to my patients and their concerns. Sometimes patients need extra gentle care, sometimes they just need to understand what is happening with their teeth. I am here to help my patients with any dental concern they have, whatever it may be,” explains Dawn. “I want each patient to have the best dental experience ever at Greystone Smile Design.”

Dawn is an Alabama native. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson, Colton.


Casey - Dental Hygienist


Casey has been in the dental field for 15 years. She brings a gentle touch and southern charm to the dental hygiene team at Greystone Smile Design. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them with their dental needs.

“At Greystone Smile Design, we get to know each patient and their family. We see patients of all ages, ” Casey explains, “so I get to enjoy watching the little ones grow up. I love chatting with patients about their latest news. We want our patients to feel like extended family.”

Casey and her husband live in Chelsea, with their chocolate lab, Magnum. She enjoys hunting, riding motorcycles, traveling, and Alabama football.


Mallory - Dental Assistant


Mallory has been with our dental team since 2015. She has excelled as a dental assistant and will be attending the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program this year. We are excited to have her warm smile at our office.

“I have become one of Dr. Buchanan’s biggest fans,” says Mallory. “I am amazed at his ability to give patients a healthy, confident smile while making them feel at ease and comfortable. It’s great to see our happy patients smile.”

She and her husband live in Chelsea. They have two dogs, Kip and Buddy. She likes sharing stories about her dogs and her travels with her patients. She is an Auburn football fan


Angela - Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant, Angela, fell in love with dentistry when she received a Crocodile Dentist as a birthday gift as a child. She attended the University of Alabama and University of Alabama in Birmingham in pursuit of her dream. She is currently applying to UAB Dental School.

“Our office has the most technological, ground breaking equipment around. It is great to work for an office that is continually advancing in knowledge and technology to give patients the very best care available,” Angela states proudly.

As a former member of the Million Dollar Band, Angela still enjoys playing the Saxophone. She enjoys spending her time attending Alabama football games with family and friends.

Best Dentist in Birmingham, AL

three-best-rated-dentistsGreystone Smile Design, the office of Birmingham dentist Dr. Trent Buchanan, was recently named one of the three best dentists in the Birmingham area by ThreeBestRated.com.

From ThreeBestRated.com:

We have handpicked the Top 3 Local Dentists in Birmingham. How do we actually find the most highly rated dentist? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust, cost, and general excellence. That’s not all… businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

Award of Excellence in Customer Satisfaction!

city-beat-news-award-dentistGreystone Smile Design, the office of Highway 280 dentist Dr. Trent Buchanan, recently received a 5 star rating by CityBeatNews and earned the 2017 Spectrum Award of Excellence in Customer Satisfaction.

This award was established to spotlight companies providing exceptional service and experiences to their customers. CityBeatNews’ research is done annually and is completely independent and unbiased. The award is only bestowed upon that fraction of companies earning their highest ratings.

Best of Birmingham – Dentist and Cosmetic Dentist

best-dentist-of-birminghamGreystone Smile Design, the office of Shelby County and Highway 280 dentist Dr. Trent Buchanan, is proud to be the winner of the Best Cosmetic Dentist and Best Dentist (Adults) categories in the 2016 Best of Birmingham competition by Birmingham Magazine.

A message from Birmingham Magazine: “Every year we turn to you, our readers, to help us determine the best of the city. With 122 categories, we encompassed a number of different people, places, and activities. Here are the results—winners and finalists—that you decreed as the very Best of Birmingham.”

Our Award Winning Dentist!

award-winning-dentist-buchananDr. Trent Buchanan, Hoover, Alabama dentist at Greystone Smile Design, was recently inducted into The Leading Physicians of the World – Dentist category. The Leading Physicians of the World not only serves as a reference and a guide for medical professionals and consumers, but is also a symbol of status and achievement in each specific specialty. Whether it is through connecting people with the right doctors or by providing patients with knowledge to empower positive lifestyle choices, The Leading Physicians of the World continues to offer timely access to the best medical minds in the field.

Patients’ Choice Award Winner!

patients-choice-award-opencareGreystone Smile Design has been selected as one of the Top 20 Dentistry offices in Birmingham by Opencare.

Opencare’s ranking is an annual review that evaluates over 351 Dentistry offices in Birmingham, based on patient reviews.
Opencare states, “Our goal is to allow the best clinics to shine through so they can maximize the number of patients they can help.”

Top 25 Dentist in Alabama

american-society-healthcare-professionalsDr. Trent Buchanan, Hoover and Birmingham dentist at Greystone Smile Design, was recently chosen by the American Society of Healthcare Professionals for induction as a TOP 25 Dentist in the state of Alabama. The TOP 25 distinction is extended exclusively to the select few of the most qualified healthcare professionals from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

Best of Birmingham – Dentist

Greystone Smile Design Receives 2014 Best of Birmingham Award

Birmingham Award Program Honors the Achievement

best-of-birmingham-2014BIRMINGHAM August 12, 2014 — Greystone Smile Design has been selected for the 2014 Best of Birmingham Award in the Dentists category by the Birmingham Award Program.

Each year, the Birmingham Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Birmingham area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Birmingham Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Birmingham Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Birmingham Award Program

The Birmingham Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Birmingham area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Birmingham Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

Best of Birmingham – Dentist

best-of-birmingham-2012The Birmingham Award Committee is pleased to announce that Greystone Smile Design has been selected for the 2012 Best of Birmingham Awards in the Dentists category. The selection of your company is a reflection of the hard work of not only yourself, but of many people that have supported your business and contributed to the subsequent success of your organization. Congratulations on joining such an elite group of small businesses.

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Our Purpose, Ideal Scene & Mission

Our main purpose is to have happy patients with healthy teeth by means of the most advanced technology and impeccable customer service. We are not a clinic; quite the opposite. We deliver an experience of which they are not accustomed. We use the most modern techniques to ensure our patients get the very best we have to offer. We care, and we know that each tooth is connected to a real person. We treat our patients with respect, and we are nonjudgmental in our recommendations. We are the new age of dentistry, and our attitude, generosity, and concern reflect it.

The ideal scene of Greystone Smile Design is one of efficiency, and an atmosphere where patients get more than what they expected. It’s an environment where each team member knows their job and realizes they must carry their load for us to be successful. Each team member must feel a direct connection to this office and must always aspire to be better and get better daily. We will have the most up to date technology, and patients can now forget about their previous fears of dentistry. It’s an office of fun, cheerfulness, charisma, and enthusiasm.

Our mission is to guide our patients along a path of optimal oral health and wellness for life. To non-judgmentally deliver the highest possible level of care with empathy and understanding. To continuously and relentlessly pursue excellence through continuing education, personal and team growth and mastering of leading edge technology. To treat our patients and employees as individuals. To deliver this care with first class, five star service. To respect our patients’ time. To accept our patients as partners in their wellness. To consistently deliver more than would reasonably be expected.