What if you could work with not one, not two, but five talented dentists in Fort Payne, AL who are dedicated to your needs? Welcome to Wilson & Fiquett, DMD, PC, where your trusted dental team has been serving patients for over 35 years.
Our entire team is excited to meet you and help you achieve your goals for your smile! We look forward to getting to know you and providing you and your family with high-quality dentistry for many years to come.
Learn a little more about each of our team members here.
Dr. Mark C. Wilson
Dr. Mark C. Wilson was born in Fort Payne, Alabama, and graduated from Fort Payne High School in 1976. He graduated with honors from Auburn University in 1980 with a B.S. Degree in Chemistry. He received his dental degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1984 and was awarded the International College of Dentists Outstanding Achievement Award. Following dental school, Dr. Wilson completed a one-year general practice residency at the VA Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Wilson returned to Fort Payne in 1985 to start his dental practice.
Dr. Wilson is married to Donna Estes Wilson, who also is a native of Fort Payne. They have two daughters. Dr. Katherine (Katie) Wilson Teel is a pharmacist, and she and her husband, Jim, live in Atlanta, Georgia. Meg Wilson Massey teaches first grade at Wills Valley Elementary School, and she and her husband, John Massey, PT, DPT, reside in Fort Payne, Alabama. The Wilsons are active members of the First United Methodist Church.
Continuing education is important to Dr. Wilson, and he attends numerous comprehensive classes each year. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, skeet shooting, and water sports.
Dr. Timothy Fiquett
Dr. Timothy L. Fiquett, a native of Phenix City, AL., moved to Fort Payne in the summer of 1995. Dr. Tim graduated from Glenwood High School in 1987 as Valedictorian of his senior class. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, receiving a B.S. in Biology. He earned his D.M.D. degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.
Dr. Tim has served on various community service boards over the years that benefit the people of our community. Recently, through organizations like Dentistry from the Heart, Dr. Tim provides dental services to those in our community who are less fortunate at no cost. Dr. Tim also partners with other local organizations to provide needed dental services.
Dr. Tim attends extensive continuing education courses covering all aspects of general and family dentistry. As a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Tim strives to improve the quality and delivery of care to his patients.
Dr. Tim and his wife, Sherri, have three children, Forrest, Noah, and Olivia. When away from the office, Dr. Tim enjoys hiking, cycling, skiing, and worshipping at the Church of the Highlands.
Dr. Devanshi Patel
Dr. Devanshi Patel was born in Gujarat, India. She graduated from dental school in 2006 and worked as an associate dentist with a prosthodontic dental practice in India until 2009. After getting married, Dr. Patel moved to Fort Payne, AL in 2010 and worked towards getting her dental license to practice in the USA.
She started dental school at VCU School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA in 2012 and graduated in 2014. At graduation, she was recognized for her outstanding dental care in the student clinic, and she received an award for excellence in prosthodontics. She was also inducted in the OKU National Dental Honor Society as a top achieving student.
Dr. Patel moved back to Fort Payne in May 2014 and went directly into private practice focusing on family dental care. She actively participates in several post-graduate courses and continuing education to stay current on the latest advances in dentistry. She has completed a comprehensive training program in implant dentistry from Augusta University, GA, and is a Fellow of ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists).
Dr. Patel is very passionate about dentistry and focuses on providing comprehensive dental care by putting the patient’s needs first.
Dr. Mechay R. Gray
Dr. Mechay Gray was born in Birmingham, AL, and graduated from Clay Chalkville High School. She received her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Montevallo. She then worked as a dental assistant in Birmingham before beginning dental school. Dr. Mechay received her dental degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.
Dr. Mechay is married to Dr. Nathan Gray, and they have one son, Anderson. They are members of Grace Presbyterian Church and have enjoyed exploring and serving the community of Fort Payne for the past two years.
Dr. Mechay enjoys spending her free time with people. She has a background in dance and enjoys hiking and spending time at the lake.
Dr. Nathan Gray
Dr. Nathan Gray was born in the Philippines, where his family served as missionaries. Dr. Nate grew up in Clanton, AL, and graduated from Chilton County High School. He went to Auburn University and received a B.S. in Biomedical Science. After college, he spent a year in the Briarwood Fellows program in Birmingham, working in a dental office and serving in student ministry. Dr. Nate completed his dental degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.
Dr. Nate is a member of the American Dental Association. He enjoys traveling, and his hobbies include playing music, outdoor sports, hiking, hunting, and fishing.
Patient Financial Coordinator
Khristy has been with our practice since 2015. She is a 2000 graduate of Plainview High School and holds an Associate in Science from Northeast Alabama Community College. Khristy helps our patients understand and maximize their insurance benefits so that they can achieve their smile goals.
Khristy is married to Jason and has a step-daughter, Addison. She enjoys laying by the pool, kayaking, hunting, and spending time with her family, friends, and animals.
Tonya is our OP coordinator, and she has been with the practice for 20 years. She is a 1993 graduate of Sylvania High school. Tonya enjoys working with patients to schedule their dental treatment and says the best part of her job is helping patients leave happy.
Tonya and her husband of 26 years, Danny, have two kids, Dylan and Dixie, and one grandchild, Raelyn. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, riding side by sides, and spending time with her family.
Patient Financial Coordinator
Edith is a 2012 Graduate from Pauls Smith College in New York. She holds a Bachelors's degree in Human Environmental Sciences. Edith enjoys the challenge of helping patients maximize their dental insurance and receive the treatment they need for their healthy smiles.
When she's not helping patients, you might find Edith shopping and spending time outdoors with her husband, Jordan.
Erica has been coordinating our hygiene department since 2017. She is a 2003 graduate of Fyffe High School and a graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program. Helping patients have healthy and beautiful smiles is the best part of Erica's job.
Erica and her husband, Jeremy, have two kids, Dallen and Daylee. She enjoys spending time with her family watching her kids play sports and cheer, and playing board games together. They also have two dogs, Ralphie and Bo, and three ducks.
Front Office Coordinator/Team Leader
Rickeita is a 2000 graduate of Ider High School, and she's been with our dental practice for eight years. She enjoys helping patients understand the benefits of a healthy smile and why it's an excellent investment.
When she's not with patients, Rickeita enjoys fishing, camping, kayaking, watching football, and spending time with family and friends. She's been married to her husband, Ryan, for 20 years, and they have a 18-year-old son, Evan, who graduated from Sylvania High School in 2021.
Human Resources Manager
Charmelle has been with the practice for 3 years. She is a 1992 graduate of Collinsville High School. Charmelle is the behind the scenes person handling HR and office management.
Charmelle has been married to Jimbo for 23 years and they have 2 kids, Samuel and Natalie. In her spare time, she enjoys walking, gardening, watching football, spending time with friends and family, and helping with the youth program at her church, First United Methodist Church.
Whitney has been with our practice since 2018, and she is one of the first faces you'll see when you visit our dental office. She loves taking care of patients and appreciates the relationships she builds with them.
In her free time, Whitney enjoys reading and being on the worship team at her church. Best of all, she loves spending time with her son, Tucker Layne, and her animals.
Marketing Coordinator/Team Leader
Laura has been with our practice since 2018. She is a 2009 graduate of Sylvania High School. Laura holds an Associate of Science Degree from Northeast Alabama Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Human Environmental Sciences with a concentration in restaurant and hospitality management from The University of Alabama.
Laura uses her talents to bring our practice to Fort Payne and its surrounding communities in unique and exciting ways. Whenever we have a fun activity planned, you can bet that Laura was behind it.
When she's not at the dental practice, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband, Mark, and their two kids, Owen and Sara. Her hobbies include reading and baking.
Liz has been helping our patients achieve their smile goals since 2001. She is a 1983 graduate of Stevenson High School. She appreciates the relationships with her patients that she's built over the years.
In her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and working with the youth at her church.
Dental Hygienist/Team Leader
Venus is a 1995 graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program. She's been a hygienist at our dental practice for over six years. She enjoys helping patients learn how important dental health is to their overall well-being.
In her free time, Venus enjoys traveling, reading, researching genealogy, and spending time with her family.
Melinda has been with the practice since January 2021. She completed the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program in 2009. Melinda's favorite part of the job is making people feel good about their smile and helping them to learn the importance of dental health. Melinda says she loves getting to know patients and catching up at each visit with them.
Melinda's spare time is spent going to ball games with her four children: Ellie, Alivia, and twins- Kahlan and Isaiah. When she is not at ball games, she enjoys fishing, traveling, gardening, playing board games with her family, and spending time with her husband, Jonathan.
Kristen has been taking care of patients at our practice for eight years. She is a 2009 graduate of Section High School and a 2013 graduate of Wallace State Dental Hygiene School. She loves helping patients achieve their best smiles and educating them about their dental health.
Kristen is married to Kyle with two dogs, Hulk and Allie, and two cats, Binx and Cali. Her hobbies include kayaking, cornhole, hiking, softball, and going to the gym.
Ashton has been creating bright smiles at our practice for over five years. She is a 2009 graduate of North Jackson High School, a 2013 graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Chattanooga State, and a 2016 graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program. Ashton loves building relationships with her patients and team members.
When she's not taking care of patients, Ashton enjoys laying by the pool and getting her nails done. She loves being with her husband, Nick, their son, Brier, and dogs, Coal, Cee-Jay, and Shadow.
Christy is a 2009 graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Northeast Alabama Community College and a 2016 graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene School. She has been with our dental practice for two years. Helping patients smile their best smiles is the best part of the job for Christy.
In her free time, Christy loves traveling, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband, Chris, and three kids Izac, Lexi, and Aspen.
Crystal has been with the practice for six years. She graduated from the Wallace State Community College Dental Hygiene Program and is Regional and National Board Certified. The best part of the job to Crystal is meeting a variety of people and having the opportunity to impact their lives positively.
In her spare time, Crystal enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking weekends trips, watching movies, and exploring new places with her son Izach.
Maria started with the practice in 2020. She graduated from the Brookwood Dental Assisting Program in Birmingham. Maria chose to work in the dental field because she enjoys meeting new people, loves seeing the patients smile, and making them feel comfortable with their smile.
In her spare time, Maria loves going out for ice cream and playing outside with her husband and 2 year old son. She enjoys reading and learning about science.
Macy is a graduate of the North Georgia School of Dental Assisting, and she's been with our dental practice for three years. Macy loves getting to know her patients and helping them feel comfortable while they're working towards their dental goals.
When she's not with patients, Macy enjoys making memories with her daughter KaraLee by being adventurous, crafty, and an active member of her church.
Hannah has been with the practice since January 2021. She recently moved from Arkansas where she graduated from the Accelerated Dental Assisting program. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with patients and knowing she can make a difference.
In her spare time, Hannah enjoys spending time outdoors with her friends and family. Hannah decided to go into the dental field because she always loved going to the dentist as a child.
Julie graduated from the Dalton Dental Assistant School and joined our team in August of 2020. The best part about being a dental assistant for Julie is having the opportunity to help patients feel more confident about their smiles.
When she's not taking care of patients, Julie enjoys kayaking, eating anywhere with hot wings, and spending time with family and friends.
Shelby started at our office in January 2021. Shelby says her teeth and smile have always been important to her so being able to help someone else with their smile has always been a goal.
When she is not at work, Shelby loves to spend time with her family. She enjoys her job because she gets to meet new people, see the smiles on their faces, and work with great co-workers.
Jennifer is a Sylvania High School graduate, and she's been with our dental practice for over 19 years. Helping patients achieve the healthy and beautiful smiles they deserve is Jennifer's favorite part of her job.
When she's not at the dental office, Jenn loves to travel, spend time with her son Joshua, and enjoy the life God has given her.
Emilie is a 2016 graduate of Sylvania High School, and she joined our practice in August of 2020. Emilie enjoys the positive environment she gets to work in with supportive doctors and team members.
When she's not at the dental office, Emilie enjoys swimming, watching movies with her two kids, cookouts, and taking naps.
Sagan is a 2010 graduate of Sylvania High School, and she's been taking care of patients at our dental practice for two years. Sagan helps our patients feel welcome and comfortable in the dental chair with her warm and friendly personality.
When she's not taking care of patients, Sagan spends her spare time working out, shopping, and playing outside with her girls, Piper and Pakeley.
Dental Assistant/Team Leader
Carol has been a dental assistant at our Fort Payne dental practice since 2017. Her passion is helping people, and she loves being a part of making patients feel safe and comfortable in the dental chair.
In her free time, Carol loves to go on cruises and spend time with her family, son Ethan, daughters Kristen and Randa, and grandsons Hudson, Memphis, and Ledger.
Cindall has been with our dental practice for over a year. She loves her job because she gets to meet new people and learn new things.
In her free time, Cindall enjoys working out, going shopping, and spending time with her husband, Clint, and three kids, Ansley, Cohen, and Rhett.