Meet Dr. Backus


Dr. Dominique Backus is a caring professional who extends warmth and concern to all that she meets. She prides herself on treating people the way she would like to be treated: with respect, courtesy, and a personal relationship! When she is not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Backus likes spending time with her husband, Jeff, and their three children, Connelly, Holland, and Miller. Dr. Backus is an avid reader and enjoys tennis, volunteering with local charities, knitting, cooking cajun food with a Paleo twist, and hot yoga. She is also a Sunday School teacher at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.

Credentials

Catholic High of Pointe Coupee, New Roads, LA:

• Salutatorian, Class of 1989

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA:

• Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, Bacteriology, 1993
• Outstanding Senior Award, 1993

LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA:

• Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1997
• Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate, 1998
• Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics, 2000
• James P. Bordelon, DDS Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence in Orthodontics, 2000

 

Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Birmingham District Dental Society
  • Alabama Dental Association
  • LSUSD Orthodontic Alumni Association
  • UAB Orthodontic Alumni Association
  • Alabama Association of Orthodontists

 

Charitable Contributions and Community Involvement

  • The Service Guild – http://theserviceguild.org/
  • Camp Smile-A-Mile
  • Pathways Womens Shelter
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Jimmie Hale Mission
  • Homewood Public Schools
  • Homewood Public Library
  • Partners in Education, Vestavia Public Schools
  • The Amelia Center
  • Civiettes Club of Birmingham – http://www.civiettes.org