Dr. Ralph Roden Jr, DMD

Dr. Ralph Roden Jr, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Ralph Roden Jr, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 2005 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read her story

1771 Independence Ct Ste 2

Vestavia, AL 35216

Contact Information

(205) 870-5834

Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
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This content was provided by Dr. Roden Jr "A native of Alabama, Dr. Roden was born and raised in Albertville. He attended Auburn University where he received a B.S. in Pre-health, Zoology. In 2002 Dr. Roden graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He received many honors including the coveted Dean's Medal given to one graduating dental student, selected by the Dean of the Dental School annually, based on academic, service, and leadership accomplishments. He was also inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the dental honor fraternity. After dental school, Dr. Roden started his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at UAB. This was a six year program. During this residency, Dr. Roden completed medical school and was awarded an M.D. degree in 2005. He received specialized training in surgical principles, medicine, oral and facial surgery, trauma surgery, general surgery, and anesthesia. He spent one year as a chief resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UAB and completed his residency in 2008. He then entered an academic practice at UAB as an assistant professor. In May of 2010, Dr. Roden joined the long respected Oral Surgery practice of Dr. H. Newton Burton. Dr. Roden is an active member of several professional organizations including The Birmingham District Dental Society, Alabama Dental Association, American Dental Association, UAB School of Dentistry Alumni Association, McCallum Alumni Association, Alabama Oral Surgery Association, Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He holds licenses in dentistry and medicine in Alabama. Dr. Roden is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Roden has published several articles discussing various Oral Surgery topics. He has also given lectures locally and regionally. Dr. Roden is married to Melissa Talbert of Pensacola, FL.They live with their son and daughter in the Birmingham area. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, bird hunting, and fishing."
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1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

11  Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

13  Procedures

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  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham / School Of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Veter
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Roden Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Roden Jr's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Awful. He destroyed my mouth. Going to him was the worst decision I have ever made.
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Had wisdom teeth removed and Dr. Roden provided me with all the information to prepare myself for it. He was punctual with our appointment, I was in and out in no time with no complications post surgery. What really made a difference was that later that day I received a call from him to check on...more
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Dr. Roden and staff took terrific care of me through a very difficult surgery! I highly recommend him to anyone! The entire staff was very accommodating and got me right in when I was having pain. Dr. Roden spent a lot of time with me trying to figure out what was going wrong, and got it right! I...more
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I had the best experience from start to finish. I had to get my wisdom teeth removed and Dr. Roden and Heather made me feel so comfortable about the experience. They were willing to answer any questions I had (Dr. Roden even called me later on that evening to check up on me). I highly recommend...more
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