About Us

The Treehouse Difference

With wonder, whimsy, and decades of experience, our compassionate team of dentists are delighted to tend to your child’s smile! Introducing your little one to a lifetime of strong oral health habits is our passion, and we always aim to do it with personalized attention and genuine care. 

Did we mention we also like to have fun, too? Setting your kiddo up for oral success means it’s our job to ensure they make great memories at our practice. From tots to teens, our team loves to make appointments fun, engaging, and interesting, so your child has something to smile about!

Get To Know Our Doctors

Meet Dr. Mitzi

Dr. Mitzi Wade grew up in the North Alabama area and received her undergraduate degree from Athens State University in 1997. She then completed her master’s degree from the University of North Alabama in Secondary Education. Contemplating a career change, she wanted to combine her love of children with her passion for healthcare. Her friend's sister, a dentist, encouraged her to explore the benefits dentistry offered patients. Dentistry appealed to her since she knew the joy of making children smile. With her own dental experiences from childhood in mind, Dr. Wade wanted to build an environment where children felt safe and comfortable.

Following four years of teaching, Dr. Wade attended Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and earned her degree in 2007. Since then, she's focused on treating children and patients with special needs, and she specializes in helping families who rely on Alabama Medicaid.

“I desire to make each child’s experience a positive and encouraging one," Dr. Wade says. "I want to help them build good dental habits that will stay with them as adults.”Dr. Wade is married to her husband, Tony. They have three sons Kendall, AJ, and Ian Seth. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching her children play sports.

Meet Dr. Patel

Dr. Krina Patel grew up near Valdosta, GA. She graduated high school early at the age of 16! She then attended Valdosta State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry. After finishing her undergraduate education, she attended Midwestern University in Chicago where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree.

Dr. Patel is educated in comprehensive dentistry, and during her clinical rotations, she was able to broaden her children's dentistry knowledge. She currently works primarily at Treehouse in Tuscumbia. She is fluent in 3 languages, including English, Hindi, and Gujurati. She also has a fondness for coffee and loves a little friendly competition! Dr. Patel loves her work, and always volunteers for the on-call shifts, but during her free time, she likes working out, reading, and traveling!

Meet Dr. Madasu

Dr. Madasu is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, where she majored in math and she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. She has been practicing dentistry in the Shoals for over 20 years and her wisdom and calm manner make her the perfect addition to our team.

Dr. Madasu is surrounded by doctors (her dad and brothers are medical doctors) but she is the first in her family to choose dentistry. She is a proud aunt to seven nephews and two nieces and spends time with them as often as possible. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, playing the piano, and getting together with friends.

Meet Dr. Kit

Dr. Marikit Magkalas, known by her patients as “Dr. Kit”, was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Centro Escolar University in 2008 and practiced children's dentistry in the Philippines for 7 years before moving to the United States. In order to practice dentistry in the U.S., she received her second Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2020.

In her spare time, Dr. Kit likes to cook but also loves to try new restaurants on the weekends. She loves to travel whenever possible, especially on holidays. Dr. Kit also has a beloved cat named Mrs. Meowgi, who she says is basically like a daughter to her!

Meet Dr. Bradee

Dr. Bradee graduated from Auburn University with her degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry where she met her husband, Payton. She and Payton love spending time with their family and friends, traveling, experiencing new things, and meeting new people. They have a mini dachshund, Hank, that they adore. 

Dr. ravi

Dr. Ravi Lingineni, known by his patients as Dr. Ravi, embarked on his journey in the field of dentistry in India. His commitment to excellence led him across continents to the United States, where he further honed his skills and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree from The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in Los Angeles, CA.

Passionate about forging professional relationships with his patients, Dr. Ravi believes in understanding their unique needs and interests. His patient-centered approach extends beyond conventional dental care, fostering an environment of trust and comfort. Dedicated to staying at the forefront of dental advancements, he ensures that his patients receive the most up-to-date and innovative dental treatments available. Beyond the dental chair, Dr. Ravi finds joy in an active lifestyle. Whether biking with his son, engaging in sports like cricket and badminton, or cherishing moments with family and friends, he understands the importance of a well-rounded and balanced life. This personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle reflects in his professional ethos, where he strives to promote overall well-being for each of his patients.

Dr. John Orr

Dr. John Orr graduated from Tufts dental school in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2021 and practiced dentistry in Massachusetts for a year following graduation. Dr. Orr is excited to be a 5th generation dentist serving the people of Alabama, Dr. John M Orr was the 14th dentist in the state of Alabama (John’s great-great grandfather). He continues to stay on the cutting edge of digital dentistry and learning new innovations with his partners at Singing River Dentistry.

He is originally from Vestavia Hills, near Birmingham. He attended the University of Alabama for undergrad, following in his father’s and grandfather’s foot-steps, where he majored in Biology and Spanish. He is excited to use his Spanish to care for the Hispanic population of Northwest Alabama. He met his wife Maxie while pursuing a medical sciences masters at Mississippi College. Maxie is a doctor at Tennessee Valley Pediatrics.

Dr. Orr and his wife are very excited about serving the people of Northwest Alabama. They discovered the beauty of the Shoals when Dr. Maxie completed her 3rd and 4th years of medical school at Helen Keller Hospital in 2017-2019. They enjoy the outdoors and all things involving the water. He particularly enjoys sharpening his chef skills, golf, slalom skiing, and kayaking.

Dr. Dalton Wright

Dr. Dalton Wright grew up in Tuscumbia, Alabama and currently resides in Ford City with his wife, Katie. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Alabama in 2019, then went on to receive his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2023. In his spare time, Dr. Wright enjoys spending time with his wife, playing golf, cooking, and joking around with friends. He is honored to be serving patients in his hometown.

Dr. Ashwini Dangle

Dr. Ashwini Dangle, known by her patients as Dr. Ash, was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She moved to Houston,Texas shortly after graduating from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore, India. Her dream to learn and practice the most advanced dentistry brought her to the United States and she is excited to begin her professional journey as part of the Singing River Dentistry family. In her free time she loves to read books, go hiking, and experiment in the kitchen cooking for her friends and family. She also enjoys going on spontaneous road trips and attending music concerts.

Cozy Office Comforts

TVs with Kid-Friendly Shows

Keeping your child comfortable and entertained is key to a smooth appointment, which is why we have flat-screen TVs or tablets in each of our operatories and quiet play areas in the reception area. Your your kiddo can sit back, relax, and stream during treatment.

Calming Distraction Gadgets

Our thoughtful team knows that dental visits can be a little spooky for some kiddos. If your child likes to have something to fidget with during their procedure, they can reach for any of our distraction gadgets to feel calm and engaged.

Parents Are Always Welcome

Moms and dads — you are more than welcome to join us on every step of your child’s appointment journey! Tagging along keeps your child reassured and allows you to learn more about their oral health. We love when families get in on the adventure!

Giving Back In Our Backyard

At Treehouse Children’s Dentistry, “doing good” is a value that runs deep in our roots.  We are proud sponsors of the annual “Saddle Up for St. Jude Alabama” fundraiser, which takes place on our founder’s land and has raised over $3 million dollars for children in desperate need of care.

Treehouse Children’s Dentistry also serves our communities by holding special events at each of our locations each year and visiting local schools to educate children about the importance of proper dental care.


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