Meet Our Doctors
Burton Gooch, DDS
Dr. Burton Gooch has been a practicing dentist for over 15 years and is devoted to the wellbeing of his patients. He has a genuine passion for learning more about all aspects of dentistry and participates in monthly continuing education courses. Dr. Gooch is affiliated with a number of societies committed to upholding the highest professional standards.
Daniel Andrews, DMD
Dr. Andrews graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2017. Following graduation, Dr. Andrews expanded his skills in the dental specialties of implants and sedation in a special program at The Foundry Dental Center in Bessemer, AL. In 2018, upon completion of his residency, Dr. Andrews joined Gooch Family Dental where he helps patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles.
Taylor Duncan, DMD
Dr. Duncan has been a practicing dentist since 2017 and brings a compassionate and gentle spirit to his work. He deeply cares that each patient has a comfortable experience and treats everyone as if they are family. Dr. Duncan is committed to a lifetime of learning and has studied in several extensive continuing education courses covering topics from implant planning and placement to oral conscious sedation.
Claire Wood, DMD
Dr. Wood earned her degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina and has been a practicing dentist since 2017. She loves being able to combine her passion for science and artistic creativity in her work as a dentist. Working at Gooch Family Dental allows Dr. Wood to provide superior, technology-focused treatment all within a comfortable, relaxing office environment.
Jaclyn Bates, DMD
Dr. Bates graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. She then trained at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA learning more complex procedures such as dental implants, sedation, pediatrics, endodontics, and wisdom tooth extraction. Dr. Bates' priority is to make sure patients feel comfortable and at home in our office, while also providing them with the best quality care.