Proudly Serving Helena Since 1998
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Routine Check Up

Regular dental visits are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. You should have a regular dental visit at least every 6 months.

The Latest Dental Care

Dental Fillings

Dental Fillings

A dental filling is a type of restorative dental treatment used to repair minimal tooth fractures. Fillings are used to repair minimal fractures, tooth decay, and surface damage. There are two types of material used in dental fillings.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Helena Family Dentistry offers several options for teeth whitening. Custom at home kits obtained by a dental professional are more effective than over the counter products.

Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and Bridges

If your want your smile to be your crowning glory, you need healthy, attractive teeth. When they are cracked, stained or damaged, however, your teeth detract from your dental health.

Veneers / Laminates

Veneers / Laminates

HFD offers several cosmetic options such as porcelain veneers, crowns, dental implants, and composite (tooth colored) fillings. These options make it possible to restore beauty and vibrancy to your teeth.

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Stacey L. Defranco
    Dr. Stacey L. Defranco

    Dr. Stacey DeFranco graduated from The University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1998. He is an active member of the American Dental association, Alabama Dental Association and The Birmingham District Dental Association. Dr. DeFranco is a native of Birmingham and is active in his community. He has been practicing Dentistry in Helena for 18 years and is looking forward to many years to come. “He is passionate about dentistry and he enjoys getting to know each and every one of his patients.” Dr. DeFranco lives in the Helena community and when he is not working; he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

  • April

    April has been a resident of Helena for the past 47 years. April graduated from Pelham High School in 1987 and graduated from University of Alabama in Birmingham with top honors in 1990. April started working at Helena Family Dentistry for Dr. DeFranco as a hygienist in 2003. She is the proud parent of two boys; Chase and Trevor. Chase was one of the first to graduate from Helena High school in 2015 and now attends Jefferson state College and also works at Publix in Helena. Trevor is a sophomore at Helena High School and enjoys fishing and spending quality time with his friends and family. April and her boys are active in the Helena Community as well as Helena High School.

  • Dana

    Dana is the proud parent of three children and two Grandchildren. She has been a resident of Alabaster for 40 Years and married her best friend in 2011. She graduated from Thompson High School in 1993 with an advanced academic diploma. She started in the Dental field as an OR Tech II and Dental Assistant 19 years ago at University of Alabama in Birmingham. She continues to provide excellence in the Dental field in Business Administration here at Helena Family Dentistry.

  • Amy

    Amy was born and raised in Hueytown, Alabama and graduated from Hueytown High School in 1995. In 2002 she began working for Dr. Defranco while attending UAB School of Dentistry to become a Dental Hygienist. After graduating in 2006 with her diploma and certification in Dental Hygiene, Amy became a full time hygienist at Helena Family Dentistry. She is a proud mother of her son and fur babies.

  • Brandy

    Brandy is from Mobile, but she has lived in Helena for 2 years. She is married and has a daughter who attends Helena High. She began working in the business office at Helena Family Dentistry in 2014, and she has over 17 years of administrative experience, with 8 years in the dental field. When she is not at work, Brandy enjoys shopping  or seeing movies with her family, and they love to take trips- usually to a location with beaches or roller coasters.

we made them all happy

  • Dr. Defranco was very helpful and informative.

    Nathan K.
    Nathan K.
  • I am absolutely overjoyed with my new veneers. My teeth are attractive and I have confidence in greeting other with my beautiful smile. The veneers are smooth, look natural, and the procedure was easy. The results are nothing less that magnificent! Good work Dr. DeFranco!

    C. Blackstone
    C. Blackstone
  • Our hygienist April is amazing with kids!

    Sara F.
    Sara F.
  • The front office staff is very friendly.

    John M
    John M

Proudly Serving Helena Since 1998.

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Clinic Hours

Monday – Thursday: 08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Friday: Appointment Only