Flint River Dental
The team at Flint River Dental is here because we want to share with you the gift of a healthy smile. We believe that happy patients are more likely to keep up with dental care, so we do everything we can to make all your visits with us enjoyable. Dr. Darby, Dr. Gibson, and our entire team focus on getting to know you so we can personalize your care to fit your needs. We think you'll find us to be a group of upbeat, friendly people who only want the best for you. Please take a moment to meet our awesome team!
Meet Our Team
Dr. Meghan Darby
Dr. Meghan Darby graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2007. She proudly served in the United States Air Force, where she graduated from a rigorous Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Eglin AFB, FL, in 2008. She then served at Moody AFB in Valdosta, GA, where she was named Company Grade Officer of the Quarter in 2010 for the 23rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron. Dr. Darby is committed to lifelong learning and has earned over 500 hours of continuing education credit.
She has been happily married to Anthony Darby of Decatur, Alabama, for fourteen years. Meghan and Anthony have two (busy) boys, Jackson, age 9, and Grayson, age 6. Dr. Darby graduated from Mississippi State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. It also means she is a frustrated football fan... Go Bulldogs!!
Dr. Darby graduated from Sparkman High School in 1997. She is excited to be living and working close to home again! On her off time, you'll find her hiking on and around the beautiful trails of the Southeast and working out with Rocket City Crossfit. Dr. Darby volunteers two and a half days a month extracting teeth at the Community Dental Free Clinic at no charge for low-income residents of Madison County. Dr. Darby and family are members of Malachi Church and frequently serve as a family at the Downtown Rescue Mission.
Dr. McKenna Gibson
Please welcome Dr. McKenna Gibson, who joined Flint River Dental in January of 2016! Dr. Gibson is passionate about helping her patients enjoy healthy smiles and educating them about the benefits of keeping their smiles healthy!
Dr. Gibson received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Middle Tennessee State University as an Honors Graduate. Dr. Gibson subsequently received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.
Dr. Gibson is a native of McMinnville, Tennessee, and in her free time enjoys playing with her dogs, Tally and Tackle. She also enjoys cooking, watching football, and personal fitness.
Leslie - Office Administrator
A native of New Market, Leslie has been with us since 2011. She graduated from Buckhorn High School, Calhoun Community College, and the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program.
Leslie is very passionate about customer service and loves that our team is always striving to do more for our patients and to do it better. She’s proud to be part of Flint River Dental because of our positive influence on the overall health and lives of people in our community.
Leslie enjoys spending time with her family and taking day trips to festivals and events in nearby towns. She’s very involved with her church and enjoys time with her church family. And sometimes she just likes to sit outside and watch the world...
Jennifer - Patient Care and New Patient Coordinator
Jennifer graduated from both Buckhorn High School and Alabama’s Dental Hygiene Program in the top 10% of her class. She is one of our original team members and has been with Flint River Dental since 2011.
Jennifer is our “jack of all trades” and loves all aspects of her job, particularly providing excellent patient care and using her extensive patient experience in her current role as Patient Coordinator. She loves educating patients about the benefits of oral health as it relates to their overall health.
A Huntsville native, Jennifer is married to her high school sweetheart and is proud mama to her children, Hayden and Addison, and their toy poodle, Millie. In her free time, Jennifer is a football and dance mom, as well as an active member at Life Church Huntsville.
LaKesha - Dental Hygienist & Assistant
LaKesha is a Huntsville native and attended Johnson High School. She received her Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting at Calhoun Community College. During her training, LaKesha developed an interest in dental hygiene and went on to attend the Alabama Dental Hygiene program.
LaKesha has been with us since 2014 and is proud to be part of a dental team that puts our patients first from the moment they walk in the door. In her free time, LaKesha loves spending time with her family, especially her two older siblings. She enjoys traveling to new places and dancing like nobody is watching.
Maggie - Dental Hygienist
Maggie started with us in 2015 and is a native of Huntsville. She is a graduate of Buckhorn High School and the Wallace State Dental Hygiene Program.
Maggie loves having the ability to improve the overall health of her patients. She’s also proud of the high level of camaraderie among her team.
In her spare time, Maggie enjoys random road trips!
Annie - Dental Hygienist
Annie is a native of Amite, Louisiana, and has been with Flint River Dental since 2012. She is a Buckhorn High School graduate and attended Wallace State Dental Hygiene Program. She is pleased to have the opportunity to improve her patients’ overall health by educating them about the benefits of maintaining a healthy smile.
A dedicated LSU fan, Annie is also currently learning to sew and spends many weekends traveling to BBQ competitions with her husband.
McKenzie - Dental Assistant
McKenzie is a Buckhorn High School Graduate and joined Flint River Dental in 2014. She is currently studying at Calhoun Community College.
McKenzie is a native of New Market and loves helping people while working in such a warm and professional environment. In her spare time, McKenzie, a huge Dr. Who fan, enjoys reading and playing with her cats, Nix and Rambo.
Melissa - Dental Assistant and Patient Care Specialist
Melissa is a recent addition to our team and loves educating patients about the benefits of excellent oral health and a beautiful smile. She is a Huntsville native and graduated from Buckhorn High School.
Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs, Deeogee and Cash. She also loves to sing when no one is around!
Kylie - Front Desk Patient Care Specialist
Kylie has been with Flint River Dental since 2015. She is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, but has moved all around the US. She graduated from Lake Havasu High School in Arizona, then went on to attend Calhoun Community College. Kylie enjoys interacting with her patients and educating them about their oral health.
Kylie loves spending quality time with her husband and two beautiful children who keep her busy with all their activities, especially sports.