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Learn more about the Smiles by Design staff at the Eufaula Dental Office of B. Elliott Johnston, DMD, FAGD

Keeping your smile healthy and aesthetically pleasing doesn't have to be complicated. At Dr. Elliott Johnston’s office we work with you to give you a smile that glows.

We understand that people appreciate a dentist who will take the time to listen to you and answer your questions. Beginning with your first visit, you will experience caring dentistry in a professional, friendly environment. You'll see why our patients love to refer family and friends to our office as well.

We maintain proficiency in the latest technologies and techniques in cosmetic dentistry, including veneers, bone grafts, orthodontic treatment and implants. You get state-of-the art treatment from experienced doctor and staff you can trust.

Our services are provided in an inviting and comfortable office with staff members committed to making you feel at home, relaxed and satisfied with your care. We have payment options such as Care Credit that will allow you to fit cosmetic dentistry needs into your schedule.

Find out more about our practice on these web pages and then give us a call to learn how we can help you achieve the open, satisfying smile you dream of. For more information, please call us at 334-687-0088.

B. Elliott Johnston, DMD, FAGD

General DentistryDr. Johnston received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and completed dental school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1993. Being licensed to practice dentistry that same year, he has provided personalized, comprehensive dental care to patients since graduation. In that time he has completed several hundred hours of advanced continuing education which has earned him the accomplishment of being a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry.  Less than 2% of dentists within the United States are actually awarded this honor.  Dr. Johnston is also a member of the American Dental Association and the American Orthodontic Society.   Dr. Johnston has studied at The Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study ( and The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education ( .  His ongoing education, combined with valuable experience, has served him well in the treatment of his patients.  His practice combines his philosophy of optimal, personalized patient care with the benefits that come from a preventative and proactive approach to managing one’s health. His intent has always been to help his patients receive the best care available in dentistry today with the goal of having a great, healthy smile for a lifetime.

Dr. Johnston has been married to his wife, Jenny, since 1995 and they are the proud parents of five children.  They are active members of Covenant Presbyterian Church.  Dr. Johnston has also been on several mission trips to improve dental health in foreign countries such as Venezuela and Guyana.  Dr. Johnston is an active member of his community as well and enjoys planning and hosting the Father/Daughter dance in Eufaula.


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Tiffany Kilpatrick – Dental Assistant

Tiffany is a Dental Assistant at Smiles by Design. She has been a member of Dr. Johnston's team since September 2015. She has years of experience as an administrative assistant. Tiffany enjoys making each patients experience in the office comfortable and enjoyable.

She is from a family of five and was raised in Louisville, AL. She and her husband Tim were married in September 2012. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.








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Theresa Collier – Hygienist

Theresa is a registered dental hygienist at Smiles by Design. She received her hygiene license from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1993. She has also trained at the Eggleston Implant Institute. Theresa joined Dr. Johnston's team in 1997. She says it is a joy to serve in a practice that offers the most up-to-date dentistry and that strives to ensure patients have a great experience.

Theresa has lived in Eufaula all her life. She has been married to David since 1985, and they have a beautiful daughter, Kristin and a handsome son, William. She attends Covenant Presbyterian Church. Theresa enjoys reading, gardening, Alabama football, and spending time with family and friends.




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Vicki Howard – Senior Treatment Coordinator / Office Manager

Vicki is the Treatment Coordinator/Office Manager at Smiles by Design. She has been a member of Dr. Johnston's team since Feb. 2016. The greatest joy of her job is seeing patients smile and being a part of all the amazing advancements in dentistry that we can do in our office. She really feels a sense of satisfaction when she can help patients find a way to afford the dental treatment they need or want.

She is originally from Florida. Her experiences include over 30 years in the medical field and several years in accounting.

Vicki is married to Lowell Howard, originally from Kentucky. She has three grown daughters and nine wonderful grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and working in ministry!




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Kathy Enfinger- Senior Treatment Coordinator

Kathy is the office’s Senior Treatment Coordinator. She began her time with us in October of 2016. She has worked in the medical and dental field for 16 years. She says she enjoys seeing each patient that comes through and is very pleased with the "team-work atmosphere" that the office has.

Kathy has lived in the Shorterville area her whole life. She loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys reading a good book and loves to ride motorcycles. Kathy has three children and one grandchild. She currently has a son living abroad in Sweden with his wife and son.

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Ashley Pittman- Treatment Coordinator

Ashley is a Treatment Coordinator here at the office. She has been a team member since June 2016. Ashley loves that her job allows her to interact with so many patients. She also enjoys seeing the smiles that come in and out of the office on a daily basis.

Ashley is from a large family. She has two brothers, two sisters, two step-brothers, and one step-sister. Her mother lives in Georgia and her dad lives in North Carolina. She spends her spare moments nose-deep in a book whenever possible.

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Lori Sutton- Dental Assistant