About Us

Your Vestavia Hills Family Dentist

Dr. Thomas Cosgrove DMD 

Dr. Thomas Cosgrove is a native of Birmingham, AL. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he studied both natural sciences and philosophy and was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity. From 1986 until 1994, he served as a research associate in UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology’s Research Division where he coauthored two medical publications on oxygen free radical and antioxidant metabolism in vascular diseases. He then completed his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1995 at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

Dr Cosgrove is an active member of the Birmingham District Dental Society, the Alabama Dental Association, the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry’s Alumni Association.


Melody B. Everett, RDH – Dental Hygienist

With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, Melody brings a high level of excellence to the team. She always had a desire to help improve people’s smiles. Melody’s study of dentistry began at Wallace State Community College, and she was certified as a Dental Hygienist by the Alabama State Board in 2001.

Melody approaches her work with the same good humor that defines her life. She strives to create a relaxing environment for patients and tries to explain dentistry in ways that are easy to understand. Voted Employee of the Month, Melody always highlights the importance of good oral care to her patients.

Since their marriage in 2000, Melody and her husband have had three daughters and have owned and fostered a number of pets together. They enjoy mountain biking, movies, and cosplay, and take pride in having fun.