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Allen Kessler & Associates | Meet the Doctors in Fairfield

Allen Kessler & Associates

316 Valley Rd.
Fairfield, AL 35064

(205) 780-7365

Meet the Doctors
AGD Member


Dr. Allen Kessler

Dr. Allen Kessler grew up in Minor Heights, and attended Minor High School. Upon graduation in 1980, he went to UAB for his undergraduate work.

All through school he worked for Dr. John Orr, Jr. at the dental office in Fairfield. These years helped to shape his desire to become a dentist himself. After 3 years of undergraduate study at UAB, Dr. Kessler was accepted in dental school at The University of Alabama School of Dentistry where he graduated number one in his class of 1987.

Dr. Allen Kessler, is a member of many of many dental organizations including Alabama Dental Association, American Dental Association, The Alabama Implant Study Group, and Alabama Academy of General Dentistry (past president). As member of these groups he has enjoyed learning new dental procedures to incorporate into his practice.

Dr. Allen Kessler lives with his wife, and three children in Homewood, Alabama.

Dr. Barry-Blocker

Dr. Aissatou Barry-Blocker

Dr. Aissatou Barry-Blocker has a heart for children and is passionate about creating a safe environment for her patients. Her mission is to instill in children life-long positive oral health habits and reduce the number of adults with dental fears.

She honed this professional philosophy at the University of Alabama - Birmingham, where she attended dental school. While there, Dr. Barry-Blocker was selected to the inaugural class of the Albert Scheitzer Fellows and was the first award recipient in the dental school's history. She used her fellowship to explore oral health education amongst minorities in central Alabama's underserved communities.

Additionally, she served in leadership positions for several professional organizations and promoted oral health through service events in the greater Birmingham area. Dr. Barry-Blocker continues to stay active and civically engaged.

Before attending UAB School of Dentistry, Dr. Aissatou Barry-Blocker matriculated at Spelman College and earned a degree in Economics. Currently, she resides in Birmingham, AL with her husband and daughter. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and painting.


Dr. Bruce Cusic

Dr. Cusic, is a graduate of Berry High School. He attended UAB, and received his BS degree in 1973, and his DMD in 1976.

He served as an associate in dentistry at Lloyd Noland Hospital in Fairfield, Alabama from 1976 to 1988 and Director of Dentistry for Lloyd Noland Valley Dental Center until1993.

He entered private practice in Fairfield, Alabama at the Flintridge Building from 1993 to 2011. At that time, he merged his practice into Dr. Allen Kessler & Associates.

He is a member of the Birmingham District Dental Society, The Alabama Dental Association , and The American Dental Association. He has participated in two Dental Study Groups.

He currently resides with his wife in Vestavia Hills. He enjoys fishing and various outdoor activities in this office time.


Dr. Robert Ramsay

Dr. Robert Ramsay is a native of Birmingham and graduated college in 1970. He graduated with honors from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1976. He and Dr. Cusic were chosen as 2 of the 8 members of an advanced clinical training which enabled them to move into to the clinics their freshman year.

Dr. Ramsay has been involved in dental organizations, civic groups and continuing education through out his years in dentistry.

He and his wife, Betty, have six children and twelve grandchildren, and live in the Birmingham area.

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