Meet Our Staff

Our office personnel pride themselves in being members of a professional dental team that strives for excellence in your dental care. Our doctors bring more than 70 years of experience to ensure you get comprehensive dental care.  At MST Dental, we want your dental visits to be a positive experience with as little stress as possible. Please get to know our staff. They are great people!
 

Alan McAndrews

Alan McAndrews

Dr. Alan McAndrews graduated from UAB in 1993.  He later completed a 1 year residency at UAB and went into private practice, joining the MST Dental Team in 1994.  He lives in Remlap, AL with his wife Jule and his 2 children, Maddie, 14, and Ryan, 12.

R. Sterling Shaw

R. Sterling Shaw

Dr. Sterling Shaw was raised in the Birmingham area and graduated from W.A. Berry high School.  He received a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama and graduated UAB Dental School in 1979.  He began his private practice in Center Point in 1980. He and Dr. Thomson joined their practices in 1983 and started the MST Dental Team.  He lives in Liberty Park with his wife, Sharon.

Tracey V. Thomson

Tracey V. Thomson

Dr. Tracey V. Thomson is originally from Jackson, Mississippi and graduated from Mississippi State University in 1976.  Dr. Thomson had a four year assignment in the United States Air Force.  He began his private practice in Center Point in 1981 before joining together with Dr. Shaw in 1983 to create MST Dental.  He’s also had a practice in Vestavia since 1999 where he now shares responsibility for the practice with his son, Dr. Colby Thomson.  He lives in Liberty Park with his wife, Debby.

Receptionists / Financing & Insurance

Receptionists / Financing & Insurance

Tina, Becky, & Christy
Assistants

Assistants

Samantha, Danielle, Mattie, & Teresa
Hygienists

Hygienists

Vickie, Erin, & Tanya