Claire D. Leverton, DMD
Dr. Claire Leverton shares her father's passion for excellence in dentistry. The daughter of Dianne and Bob DeShazer and a Pell City native, she has returned to her hometown to practice dentistry with her father.
Dr. Leverton is a 2011 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. In 2015 she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the UAB School of Dentistry. In June 2016 Dr. Leverton completed a residency program at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC where she received advanced general dentistry training that uniquely qualifies her to treat medically complex patients. Dr. Leverton maintains memberships in the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Leverton is committed to all things health and fitness. She is a nutrition enthusiast and enjoys challenging herself to new physical endeavors. Her latest interests in fitness include activities such as Crossfit.
Dr. Claire Leverton is married to another Pell City native, Daniel Leverton. Together they have a dog, Winnie. Outside of the practice, Dr. Leverton and her husband enjoy spending time boating and waterskiing at the beautiful Lake Logan Martin.
"I am so very excited to return to my hometown to practice dentistry alongside my father, who has been a tremendous role model for me. I have had the unique experience of growing up around this practice and getting to know the patients over the years, and I am looking forward to being able to provide the latest dental care to such a wonderful community. While the path to attaining my DMD has been long, it has also been incredibly rewarding and I'm thankful for the values I have learned. The most important thing to me will always be making the patients feel comfortable, confident, and informed."
— Dr. Claire Leverton