At Dental Care South, we provide patients of all ages with comprehensive dental care that leads to excellent oral health. We strive to be the dentist in Tuscaloosa, AL that you turn to for all your family’s dental needs, as Dr. Skalnik is a highly skilled dentist with multiple specialties.

Whether you are looking for a family dentist for your bi-annual exams & professional hygiene appointments or need a skilled dentist to replace missing teeth with Tuscaloosa, AL dental implants, you can be assured that you will receive top-notch dental care provided by a friendly team of dental professionals who love what they do!

About Our Tuscaloosa Dental Office

Below you will find practical information about our practice including a description of our office location with a map & directions, hours of operation, appointment scheduling, insurance information and billing policies.

Emergency Care and After Office Hours

Dental emergencies rarely ever occur at convenient times. At Dental Care South, we strive to be comprehensive in nature with professional hygiene appointments in order to minimize dental emergencies. If you are a current patient who has a dental emergency after hours, please call our office at 205-752-1929 and you will be directed to our emergency call information.


Our office is open Monday through Thursday from 8am – 5pm. Because we know your time is valuable, we make sure your visit happens as professionally and quickly as possible. It is easy to request an appointment with us online. If you cannot keep your scheduled appointment we ask that you notify us at least 48 business hours in advance. If you see that you will be delayed, please let us know right away.

Cancellation Policy

If you know that you will be late to your appointment, please let us know right away. If you cannot keep your scheduled appointment, we ask that you notify us at a minimum of 48 business hours in advance.

Failure to notify the office within 48 business hours of your appointment time will result in a $75 broken appointment fee. After 3 broken appointments, we ask that you put a down payment on your appointment at the time of booking.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. It is important that we ensure all patients are seen in a timely manner and are given the treatment they deserve, and complying with the above policy will allow us to do so.

Insurance and Billing

Our practice accepts most traditional insurance plans. We ask that you contact us to verify acceptance of your plan. If you have any questions about insurance or billing, please speak to our Financial Coordinator. We are more than happy to file insurance claims for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.

Payment Options

You can pay for your dental treatments with cash, check or credit/debit card which is payable at the time of treatment. We also accept most major dental insurances as well as the CareCredit Card. To discuss your payment options or insurance coverage, see our Financial Coordinator or call us at (205) 752-1929.

Financing Options


CareCredit helps you pay for dental treatments & procedures your insurance does not cover. It is easy to apply for CareCredit. Once you’ve been approved, you can use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary care, hearing aids, dental care and more.

CareCredit is a GE Money Company that has helped millions of cardholders get the healthcare treatments they want and need. With CareCredit, you do not have to worry about not being able to afford the dental care you need, as you’re free to choose what healthcare treatments you use your CareCredit for. To find out more about CareCredit and/or to apply online, please visit

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About Our Facilities

We are proud of the office environment we’ve created that makes our patients feel right at home. Our commitment to excellence shows in everything we do from offering exceptional dental care and customer service to our office atmosphere that makes our patients feel welcomed, relaxed and comfortable. We strive to make sure our practice always provides the best that modern dentistry has to offer.

We use the latest in dental techniques and technologies including digital X-rays and 3D panoramic images to ensure our patients receive the stellar care and service they deserve.

Contact Us

At Dental Care South, our mission is to be the dentist in Tuscaloosa, AL you turn to for all of your dental needs. Whether you need a dentist to care for your children’s oral health or are interested in improving the appearance and function of your smile with dental implants, you can rest assured that we can meet all your dental needs under one roof.

If you have any questions about our practice, please do not hesitate to contact us as we’re always happy to speak with you! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please use our appointment request form or call us at (205) 752-1929. We look forward to seeing you soon and welcoming you to the Dental Care South family!

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