About Us

Gray Dental Laboratory has over 45 years of experience offering crown and bridge restorations. Gray Dental Lab has attracted some of the most skilled Dentists nationwide. We offer a wide range of cosmetic and restorative dental products using cutting-edge technology. We ensure communication and make it our goal to form a true partnership. We are dedicated to quality and consistency providing successful results that exceed all expectations.


Thomas "Buddy" Wester, CDT, TE, is the laboratory manager of Gray Dental Laboratory in Hoover AL. He graduated from Atlanta Area Technical School and has been a Certified Dental Technician for 40 years. In 2007, he became a certified LVI Master Technician. Wester previously served on the board of the Florida Dental Laboratory Association, serving on several committees as well as President. In 2009, he began serving on the National Board for Certification of Dental Technicians, holding several roles as well as Chairman of the Board. In 2008, he was awarded the FACD Smile gallery Gold Medal for his entry at the annual meeting. He was also awarded the 2008 FACD Smile Gallery Member's Choice Award, the competition's highest honor.

He is happily married to his wife Tami; they are the proud parents of three children and seven grandchildren. In his free time, Buddy enjoys playing music, hunting, fishing, kayaking, hiking and spending time with family and friends.