Dr. Polson


Ruth Penton Polson, D.M.D.

Dr. Ruth Polson earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Huntingdon College and then graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.  Dr. Polson has experience in pediatrics, general and cosmetic dentistry.  She is trained in Invisalign, the aesthetics and therapeutic use of Botox and Fillers, and CEREC crowns.

She is very active in her community and maintains membership with professional organizations such as:

  • American Dental Association
  • Alabama Dental Association
  • Birmingham District Dental Society
  • Psi Omega Dental Fraternity
  • UABSOD Alumni Association

Dr. Poslon is a founding member of the Association of Women Dentists, Alabama Charter.  She also serves as a Freedom small group leader at Church of the Highlands and has performed Dental Mission work in Honduras and Peru.  She donates her artwork annually in support of fundraising for organizations including St. Judes, Shelby County Humane Shelter, Parkinson's Association of Alabama, the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Cancer Society and The Alabama Symphony.

She enjoys spending time with her husband, Whitney, and their daughter, Emma.  Dr. Polson also enjoys painting, yoga/Pilates, Auburn football, visiting the beach, and long walks with her Afgan hound, Iris.