Howitworks sketches search


Find a doctor or specialist nearby who you can trust to meet your needs.

Howitworks sketches choose


Select your doctor based on quality, price, and convenience.

Howitworks sketches book


Make your appointment online – no getting placed on hold or leaving voicemails.

Jerry A. Fikes, DMD, MAGD

5.0 / 5Overall Rating

1135 reviews

217 McFarland Cir N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

(205) 345-7755

Patient Reviews
Sort by:

Been going to dr. Fikes for many years. Like him well enough to drive back to tuscaloosa from Birmingham on a regular basis

Perfect as always

It was great, thanks!


Cleaned my teeth very well!

You do a lot of things well. Dr. Fikes is always kind and courteous and has ideas and suggestions about dental or cosmetic it is a five star office including the hygienist and staff.

Very courteous ,professional , and personal .

As usual, everyone was professional and prompt. I like visiting Dr. Fikes and his office.

Great visit!

Great service

Great thanks!

everything--quality cleaning!

Wonderful, caring staff

I love Dr. Fikes and his staff. They are very kind and do an amazing job.

Very friendly and efficient

Everyone was great.

Great service as always!

Very friendly and caring staff who always make me feel welcome. Also provide excellent care for my teeth.

Quick Excellent care

Such a great staff!

Everything is great. Service and employees.

Professional & courteous service!!!

i am a loyal patient and appreciate Dr. Fikes and his outstanding staff. Francine

I love this dentist office!! Staff & Doctor are wonderful

Thanks to you & your staff

The whole staff is super friendly and helpful!! Love how personable Dr. Fikes is as well as his staff!

Excellent staff and service!

Very good visit

So thankful Dr. Fikes worked me in and he did a Perfect job.

Everything was great as always! Best office and Best Dentist in town ! Highly recommend!!!πŸ˜€

Always a pleasant experience!

Very friendly staff, shows compassion, accommodating,

Angela does such an awesome job cleaning my teeth! Thank you Dr. Fikes for a great visit.

timely, very professional

Good visit.

Friendly, prompt, explains procedures well, extremely competent. You feel like part of a family instead of what you are: a twice a year visitor. Highly recommend!

Great experience with Dr fikes and entire staff!

As always, no wait time, great, professional service from Ashley and Dr. Fikes!

Happy πŸ˜ƒβ€ΌοΈ

So thorough. Amy was gentle during the cleaning. Dr. Fikes always takes time to be sure everything is right.

Dr. Fikes is an outstanding dentist! He is committed to taking care of your personal dental hygiene needs at the level required by the patient.

Always a good experience. Dr. Fikes and Angela are the best!! πŸ˜€

Prompt, curteous, friendly, helpful!

Efficient, painless, visit.

The staff, Angie, and Doc Fikes were great as always!

Top notch! Highly recommended!

Great dental hygienist!

I have been a patient with Dr. Fikes for many years and have always been well satisfied with the high level of care that he and his staff have provided.

Thank you for working me in on such short notice! You rescued me when I needed it! Thank you, Dr. Fikes and staff!

Hygienist and doc did great work!

Nice workers, fast cleaning

Great experience, excellent staff.


Dr. Fikes and staff are all kind caring people.

Great people! Very good experience

Very welcoming staff! Treats their patients like family! Awesome dentist that follows up with home phone calls!


Dr. Jerry Fikes is the best. They always friendly and treat you like a part of their family. I highly recommend them.


Very friendly and knowledgeable medical staff.

Office staff, hygienists, and dentist are exceptional!

Well pleased. Very professional and friendly staff.

Very good, I will come back

Always great!!!!

Friendly, thorough, and highly competent

I have never had a bad experience at Dr.Fikes office... everyone is so caring and compassionate, would never think of going anywhere else!

Such a wonderful group of professionals!

I REALLY appreciate that you worked me into your schedule so quickly to check on my problem.

Excellent work.



Great visit as usual

a very professional yet caring group of people.

Friendly and always get in and out on time.

Office Staff very friendly and accommodating. Oral hygienist and Dr. Fike very thorough and friendly. I would highly recommend. 😝

My visit was quick and pleasant. Job well done!

No waiting, every thing was on schedule, the dental work was painless, Dr Fikes and Robin kept me informed at each step of the procedure..


Everything was perfect.

Thanks for calling to check on me when I was running a few minutes late.

Your treatment of patients is fab. I do not hurt as I did at another dentist. Everyone is so friendly

Excellent as always!

Good visit

Received careful, high quality care that was individualized and informative.

Just very nice staff. Dr. Fikes is always great!

Appointments are always on time. Employees are competent and friendly.

Always great!

Always friendly...really good people work there..

Got me in to see the Dr very fast. Dr Fikes and his staff are professional and kind . I recommend Dr Fikes for his excellent work as well as the efficiency of his staff.

As always, Dr. Fikes and his staff were wonderful and provided excellent dentistry care!

Very comfortable waiting environment and friendly, competent office staff. Hygienist was professional as well as compassionate. Dr. Fikes was very personable and an excellent dentist. He was very thorouh about explaining procedures and offering alternative action.

Jerry Fikes has been our family dentist for 30 years. There is simply no better dentist in Tuscaloosa and possibly in Alabama. No matter what your dental needs are, Dr. Fikes and his team will make sure that they're met promptly and effectively.

Great visit as always! Very professional and friendly staff.

I was very pleased with the results of my procedure. Dr. Fikes and his staff are very professional. He makes sure you are comfortable and always reminds you to call back should you have any problems or questions.

Very professional staff, don’t mind going to the dentist now. Lol

Alecia is always on time, very efficient, personable, knows her patients and does an excellent cleaning and check. The office as a whole is friendly, pleasant to communicate with and extremely accommodating. Dr. Fikes is an excellent Dentist.

Amy was very friendly, efficient. Office staff good first impression. Dr. Fikes very thorough, helpful in answering questions, and friendly.

Dr. Fikes and his staff are great. Love the personal and professional attention that I was given.

Great visit today!! Won't see y'all for 6 months.....that's a good thing!!!!

Dr. Fikes is amazing, and his staff are great!!!

Was called back promptly without having to sit long in the waiting room. This is highly valuable for someone like me who is having to use their lunch break to come to get a cleaning.

Great service-- most professional--efficient staff-- returning patient!

Friendly as always!

Very good experience.

I had a great experience this time!!!

Dr. Fikes and staff are always friendly and professional.

Staff members are friendly and helpful. Dr. Fikes is professional, personable and is wonderful with children.

It was a great experience. The staff are always warm and friendly. Dr. Fikes is very personable and kind.

Everyone was very friendly as always.

I appreciate the friendly and professionalism of the entire staff.

Always a great visit and well taken of

Everything went great!

You guys are always fantastic !

Professional, caring

thought Angela did her usual excellent job and was glad to find that I had no cavities. Good to see Dr. Fikes.

Had a great experience!


Professional service and compassionate care.

Great dentist. Has been my dentist for years! Hygienist is pleasant and competent!

Great! I loved the dental hygienist. The best ever! Keep her! Dr Fikes is always good.

always a pleasant experience!

Thanks for working me in on such short notice Everyone was super nice And very professional

Always a good experience.

Everyone was friendly , and on time. Actually got out 15 minutes early

Always excellent care and all office personnel so nice. Would not go anywhere else.

Love Dr Fikes! Angela is great hygienist! Michelle is very efficient!

Very friendly and great treatment. No long wait time in office.

I always have a great experience with everyone on staff.

Always friendly and does a great job!

My husband and I have been going to dr Fikes for over 20 yrs. he is so knowledgeable and his staff are wonderful. The front desk staff try their best to get you in for appointments if you are having problems. They are the best!!!

Just the usual excellent care!

Great experience! Made me feel comfortable, I will be back!

Excellent visit as always. Everyone professional and friendly as always. Dr. Fikes is the best!!

Pleasant, informative and beneficial as always.

I was very pleased with your service . Everyone was nice and very helpful. I feel very thankful that you worked me in your busy schedule!! Thanks again !!

Always professional and efficiently scheduled so I don't have a lot of wait time. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Everyone was very professional and extremely friendly and supportive. I would highly recommend Dr. Fikes and his staff to everyone!!!

Everything was awesome. Y'all are very efficient and kind!! The perfect combination😊

I had a missing filling painlessly replaced. Dr. Fikes and his staff were all very pleasant and efficient.

Dr. Fikes is the smartest man in the world!!!

Ashley is a gray hygienist. She does a very thorough job. She is very professional as well as very personable. Dr. Fikes, as always, is the best. I have been blessed to be a patient of his for over 30 years!

Thank you for seeing me on such short notice. Always pleased with DrFikes and all of his staff. Best hygienists in town!!!

Great Experience


As always excellent service.

Got rid of the pain.

Well done

Excellent service

Dr. Fikes and his staff are extremely professional and caring. I would recommend them to everyone.

Came emergently with a broken tooth and was treated warmly and with skilled care. Dr. Fikes is an awesome dentist the procedure was painless - except for having to hold my mouth open! Thanks to everyone in the office.

The visit was good. I didn't have to wait and everyone friendly.

Great experience. Dr Fikes and staff truly care about our health. God bless each and every one in his office.

A visit to the dentist with no pain and pleasant conversation.

My hygienist, Amy, was outstanding, and the office staff and Dr. Fikes were as well (as usual).

Your hygienist did an excellent job. Dr always does a good job.

Very personable. Professional and informative.

Great cleaning! Dr. Fikes is so very personalable and extremely thorough.

Debbie is always great.

Staff is always personable and professional.

Great service all around

Very professional. Quality cleaning of teeth.

All was great

Very courteous, kind and good at what you do.


Always had good experiences with good outcomes. Staff very professional and friendly. Going back soon.

Appointment was timely and staff are friendly and thorough.

Dr Fikes has an outstanding staff.

Got me in and out on time and still smilingπŸ˜€

Amy is very kind and thorough. Dr Fikes is the best. I feel well cared for by true professionals

Best Dentist and staff in Tuscaloosa, AL


Cleaning and checkup handled in a timely and professional manner.

You did everything well. Always a good experience.



I like the personal attention I get from both my dental hygenist and Dr. Fikes. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

Staff is so accommodating! I highly recommend Dr. Fikes

Dr Fikes is always available to his patients, no matter what the dental need is. Our family has been given excellent care for many years by Dr. Fikes. He is terrific dentist with a great staff, always friendly , caring and concerned.

Great experience. Appreciated going the extra mile for information.

As always..... Dr. Fikes and his staff were very professional and my opinion.... Dr. Fikes is, by far, one of the best dentist in the state.....I highly recommend him to anyone that is looking for great dentist.....

Great and speedy service. Didn't have to wait in the waiting room for more than 5 minutes and everyone was friendly

Dr. Fikes and his staff are very professional and always provide genuine care to patients.

Great dentist!

My hygentist was great! BUTCH

On time. Cordial & thorough.

Great dentist and wonderful ladies and hygienist!

Always a good experience!

Friendly and helpful

I needed to be seen on short notice and Dr. Fikes worked me into his already full schedule. Excellent personal service.

Wonderful treatment. Very competent treatment of the patient.

Pleasant & Informative. Thanks

I like the electronic reminders, the smiles at the front desk, the friendliness of the technician and encouragement of Dr. Fikes.

Very good visit

Quick service

Always friendly and welcoming.

Always enjoy seeing Angela. She does a great job cleaning my teeth. Dr. Files is always great, too.

Dr Fikes has been my dentist for over 30 years. He and his staff are highly skilled professionals who have earned my utmost confidence and trust.

Appointment was great as usual. No waiting and everyone was very professional and helpful.

My most recent appointment was made with short notice, and I get a lot of good preventative advice.

The greatest group of people 😎

Y'all are the best. I love all of you. Been coming to Doctor Fikes for 27 years .

My first visit with Amy. She did a great job!

The lady who cleaned my teeth was excellent. Your staff are always wonderful.

As always, excellence from Dr. Fikes and his staff. Angela is a superb hygienist.

Everything, I'm alway happpy with my visits. I'm always happy when they don't find any cavities..πŸ˜ƒ Who's I could say that about my son, but I was the same way when I was young...

Dr Fikes and his team are excellent.

Prompt with appointment Courteous & professional service from entire staff!!!

Friendly; Good service; Cleaning person was very good and helpful.

Very happy!!!! πŸ˜„


Quick work, done in pleasant manner.

Great hygienist and I love Dr. Fikes!

Good dentist. Good staff. Nice people.

Great visit! Everyone was very attentive no helpful!


Everybody was so nice!

Very good

I love my hygienist! I have lots of yuck to clean off of my teeth and she does it without hurting me. It's always a wonderful experience. Dr. Fikes and his staff are like family.

Staff was very accomodating when I got my appointment mixed up! Dr. Fikes gave his usual excellent treatment. All in all, a great experience!

Staff was very helpful and understanding with helping my disabled brother during his appointment. Kudos to all!

Very good staff and level of care and services. I've been a pt for many years.

Dr. Fikes is the absolute best dentist in town and not only that he has the best staff in town!!! I have no idea what i would without Dr. Fikes!!!

Great experience. Dr. FIKES cares! He researches and finds the best hygienists! Angela is so kind and she is awesome! My teeth feel so much cleaner than when I go to the peridonist. I know longer fear going to the dentist. Dr. FIKES and his team do an awesome job!

I had a dental emergency and Dr FIKES accommodated me right away. Many, many thanks!!

Very friendly and professional! Great service!

Y'all are great!

Very friendly trustworthy staff, my family and I have used Dr FIKES for 30 + years. We wouldn't think of going anywhere else.

Excellent service

Ashley very sweet and caring and Knowledgeable


ASHLEY was my hygienist and she was terrific.

Everyone was very professional and courteous.

Always professional and helpful!


Prompt, friendly, encouraging and informative visit. Love the whole staff from entry to exit!


Thank you for always going above and beyond in your dental treatment and general care of patients.

Dr. Fikes has been my dentist for several years and I am always happy to recommend him. A member of his staff, Angela Stone is a tremendous asset for Dr. Fikes.

Amy was super! Big help, no pain. Brandy & Josnnie always helpful!

Excellent work.

Didn't cost to much

They are great

Visit was great!

Did not have to wait. Everyone was friendly and professional.

He is the best doctor ever. My entire family visits him.

The staff were very informative and had great attitudes. They helped me not feel anxious about being at the dentist. Best dental experience ever!

I'm telling everyone I see how great the whole staff is. I am very pleased with everything and everyone

Prompt Knows me by name Helpful Genuine Professional

Good work, quickly done.

Dr. Jerry Fikes is one of best dentist in Alabama...... I've been a patient of his for over 25 years..... he and his staff are very very professional and I highly recommend them for all your dental needs.....

Removed wine stains from my front teeth that were bothering me.

Friendly service and no pain. I did not have to wait .

An amazing staff and wonderful facility!

Good experience.

Dr. Fikes and his staff are simply amazing!!! They are so sweet and caring!! There is no one else I trust to do my dental work!!

Everyone is always so professional and gracious. Can't imagine a better experience.

Great cleaning and dentist visit.

I have been going to Dr. Fikes for many years and I have always had a great experience! They are all so patient and kind.

The dental hygienist was prompt, careful and thorough as she worked. She also wanted to make sure I was comfortable. She made me feel at ease. She helped to make "going to the dentist" a pleasant experience.

Love Dr Fike's and his staff!

Everything great! !!

The finest dental staff I've ever encountered.

I always enjoy my 6 month visits. Traveling for work doesn't make it a simple experience. Thank you for the courtesy and flexibility with this last visit. She did a great job. Monte


The staff was very professional and friendly.

Very professional personnel and excellent attention to providing good service.

Another delightful visit as usual. Great Dentist, techs and office staff..!!

Great experience, everyone in the office is very friendly, helpful and accommodating.

Addressed my dental needs and show genuine care and concern.


Happy he was able to repair the chip in my front tooth and make it look decent again! And glad you were able to get me in so soon. Thks

Love your practice. Everyone is friendly and caring and efficient.

Appointment time was kept with no waiting.

Quick, professional, and competent dental care.


It's always a pleasure to visit this dentist. He and his staff are very professional and competent. Bonus: They treat you like family.

Courteous,effecient care always!

Total experience was excellent. The essence of expectations ingrained during my youth as to what a Doctor is; caring, concerned, knowledged and efficient.

Dr Fikes goes the "extra mile" to help get one's dental health on track, without automatically resorting to expensive procedures.

Everyone is always friendly As a patient is always a pleasant visit

Got me in promptly and provided great care!

Treated well and Would recommend to others looking for dental care.

Great visit

Excellent hygienist and dentist!!

My experience is always wonderful.....Angela is great and Dr. Fikes is the best !

Always appreciate the efficiently run office. I begin my appointment at the scheduled time---every time! Dr. Fikes is brilliant and is a perfectionist with his work. Angela does a wonderful job cleaning my teeth. I feel as if I am visiting "friends and family" when I have an appointment with "Dr. Jerry." I trust his judgment and his skills totally.

Great office staff Great hygienist Great Doctor

Everyone very nice & friendly Great Dentist & Staff

Y'all are FABULOUS.......

You always make going to the dentist a pleasant experience! Dr. Fikes and his staff are the best!

Excellent cleaning and exam.

Always have a great dental visit every time I came there. It might befor teeth cleaning, cavities, crowns, but I never experience any pain or discomfort.. This is the first dentist office I didn't mind going to and I'm 59 years old... That's saying a lot...

Cleaned teeth

It was great!

My disabled brother needed help and understanding during his visit, as he has mobility, communication and financial difficulties. Dr. Fikes and the hygienist Angela treated him with respect and assisted him with patience and understanding. I cannot say enough good things about them both!

Best ever!

Receptionist, Cleaning, Dr, Fikes explained well

The service and care given at Dr. Fikes office is superior. His staff is very friendly which makes the visit comfortable and pleasant.

It's never fun to go to the dentist but Angie makes it PAINLESS and Jerry makes it Fun!πŸ‘

I always have a pleasant experience when I visit Dr. Fikes' office. His staff is friendly and accommodating. Dr. Fikes is a wonderful dentist and is kind and professional. Teresa Sikes


I'm a longtime customer who has received excellent service and was shown more of the same during my recent visit. RTR

Dr. Fikes is a great dentist and he is funny!😊. Mrs. Ashley cleans my teeth and she is very nice. I like the ladies at the front desk. They are always smiling and are friendly to everyone.

Excellent ! Angela is the best I love the whole staff. I've been a patient there almost 15 yrs never had a bad visit. Caring and professional can't be best!!

I had a bad experience when I had my wisdom teeth pulled as a teen, therefore I have always dreaded my visits to the dentist. Dr Fike and his staff completely changed that. What an awesome team! They are all thorough and professional, yet friendly and courteous. Dr Fike is a great Christian man who takes a personal interest in all of his patients. I tell everyone looking for a dentist, go to Dr Fike if you want the best!

Such a great experience! I love the quiet of the office and everyone is so nice and knowledgeable.

Wonderful as always!!

Amy offered informative information about teeth and gum maintenance and Dr. Fikes exhibited genuine care and concern about wellness and importance of sound ongoing dental maintenance

Love the entire team!

Excellent cleaning as always. No complaints.

Thanks for a great staff. Keep up the good rapport.

Excellent visit! Thank you so very much!!!



Excellent service.

Receptionists at front desk very friendly and helpful.

Jerry Fikes ROCKS!!

The visit and the staff was very pleasant and efficient. Dr. Jerry Fikes is always very professional, but still personal. It was a very good experience.

Best dentist ever!!! So glad to find someone who knows what they are doing!!!

Excellent job by DOC and assistant!

We are happy with team Fikes

Amazing, courteous service as always with minimal, bordering on zero wait time. I'll see you guys again in August.

You all are the best. !!

Ashley did a great job cleaning my teeth and Dr. Fike has been my Dentist for over 20 years gives me good advice pertaining to keeping my teeth healthy and has a great staffπŸ˜†

Excellent in ALL AREAS

My visit was quick and efficient.

Everything was great!

I have been a patient for over 25 years. I have always had a good experience at the dentist office. Dr. Fikes is an excellent dentist. He and his staff have always put me at ease with their care and kindness. Never had any problems! He is always there when you need him.

Love my hygienist!!

Great doctor! Very knowledgeable.

Y'all have taken care of me for 27 yrs. I love all of u.

Amy was very thorough and knowledgeable.

Expedient, knowledged, courteous. I was quickly seen and advised of expenses for needed services. Service provided in highest quality. I look forward to long association with Dr. Fikes and his staff.

Everything was great, per usual.

Timely and thorough. All personnel were pleasant and helpful. Yes t

Very good office visit I wouldn't go anywhere else

Good professionalism

Amy is gentle yet thorough. Dr Fikes is always cheerful and kind. They have my respect and trust.

I had an emergency situation the day before a holiday and they worked me in despite having never seen me before. Awesome staff and Dr. Fikes is phenomenal! Highly recommend!!

Dr. Fikes is a wonderful doctor and treats his patients well!!

We love the whole group. They are great.

Always friendly and quick at getting my teeth cleaned.

The work was done professionally and timely And I am very satisfied. In your office, I always receive courteous and friendly treatment. Thank you.

My visit went very well. I was seen on time and back to work.! Thanks for taking care of my dental needs.

Had a wonderful visit, excellent staff.

Smart, super nice professionals-why go anywhere else? I've been with Dr. Fikes and his team for decades. Give them a call when it's time for a dental chekup.

On schedule, very professional. No problem after work done. No pain. What else can you say. They are the best.

Always a pleasant experience. Great staff--friendly, gentle, and caring.

Awesome as always! Thanks

It was an excellent visit as usual.

Thorough and caring.

Should call him painless cause he doesn't hurt me. Merry Christmas to all ya'll. In the love of Jesus.

Great service, all on time.

Dr. Files and staff very professional and do a great job

Excellent cleaning care. Very gentle and thorough.

My hygienist did a wonderful job cleaning my teeth.

Dr. Fikes and his entire staff are great!

Dr. Fikes has always been there for my family, (even on short notice). I am thankful for such a dedicated and caring Doctor who loves the Lord and gives the very best care to his patients. His staff are efficient friendly and helpful as well, all this together makes going to the Dentist a more pleasent event, so grateful my sister refered me . Dr. Fikes You Are The Best!!


Everyone does a great job,including front desk. A great job with cleaning. Dr. Fikes is always pleasant and patient in explaining procedures. Never any problem with his work in all of the 30 years I have been a patient.! Would never go anywhere else.

Very pleased. Would recommend

Thanks for allowing me to have a very pleasant visit when I had my teeth cleaned !

Do not social media

Awesome dentist and staff!

Excellent hygienist! Wonderful personal attention and care.

Polite, competent, friendly- my choice dentist office to visit!

Great experience as always!

Great staff.

Painless and quick procedure.

They are efficient, nice and professional. I didn't have to wait for my appointment.

Great experience, as usual.

Great visit- staff was wonderful!

Great experience!

Minimum wait time, friendly, efficient staff and gifted physician. What more could one want?

Everything was great except you had ran out of the larger nose piece when receiving gas ( had to use a medium, which didn't fit very well)... Beside that, it was a great visit like always...

I always feel like I get a thorough checkup and that any issues I have will be addressed.

The best!

Cleaning consultation

Of course I enjoy and respect Dr. Fikes, and Amy was one of the two best dental hygienists I've had since 1999.

You guys are always pleasent and a joy to see. πŸ˜„ ❀️

You all are the greatest. I have all the confidence in the world in Dr Fikes and so does, SAM my husband. I drive almost two hours to get to your office and the care we get is worth every moment. The people who help him are the best also. From the front desk crew to my hygienist and dental assistants everyone is kind and does all they can to help me. U can use my comments and name in ANY social media u want or any ad. 8 just don't have a personal fbook account. I have enough of social media at work.

Excellent visit. Timely, everyone was cordial ,efficient and professional .

Every time I visit Dr. Fikes I feel as though I am the only patient he will see that day. I have always felt the same way about each and every dental assistant or hygienist that has worked with me.

great experience!

Great atmosphere and people! Dr. Fikes, his hygenists, and the rest of his staff are very good at what they do and so accomodating for me & my young kids as patients. We actually look forward to our next visit to the dentist!

All your staff personnel are doing a great job, thank you & God bless you all

Expedient, caring and professional. I thank you for help with painful experience and look forward to a healthy association.

Very pleasant visit. Front desk assistants are very nice. Hygienist, Ashley, was also very sweet and yet very professional. And of course, Dr. Fikes is the best!


217 McFarland Cir N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406