About the Doctors

Thomas T. Willis, DMD

Dr. Thomas T. Willis received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed a general practice residency and served on active duty for five years in the US Army Dental Corps.

A retired USAR Major, he has practiced dentistry in Decatur since 1982. Dr. Willis is a member of the American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Wilson-Chanault Study Group. Dr. Willis currently serves as President of the Eighth Dental District and is a member of the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners. He is a member of the American Association of Dental Examiners and is on the Board of Directors of the Council of Interstate Testing Agency.

Dr. Willis has been a member of the Academy of General Dentistry since 1979. During this time he was awarded the Fellowship in 1987 and the Mastership in 2003 for his commitment to continuing education throughout his career in dentistry. The Fellowship award is given to the dentist after completion of 600 hours of CE. The Mastership award is given to the dentist after completion of an additional 600 hours, of which 400 hours must be hands on participation courses. There are only a few hundred general dentists in the nation that have obtained the mastership level. He has been a member of the American and Alabama Dental Associations since 1978. He was awarded the Silver Certificate for 25 years of consecutive membership in 2003.

Dr. Willis is a member of First United Methodist Church of Decatur. He and his wife Jane have five children and five grandchildren. As a volunteer leader of the Boy Scouts of America, he has been awarded the District Award of Merit, the Silver Beaver Award and the Cross and Flame Award. He earned the Eagle Scout Award in 1965.

Kimberly Welden, DMD

Highly educated and well trained, Dr. Kimberly Welden has been providing her patients with exceptional comprehensive dental care for many years. A native of North Alabama, Dr. Welden graduated from Sparkman High School in 1999. After high school, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering from Mississippi State University in 2003. Dr. Welden went on to study dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, graduating in May 2008.

Dr. Welden feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of dentistry to offer the most advanced treatments. She holds memberships in many prestigious professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest techniques and technology. She is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Welden is a representative on the Alabama Dental Association’s Committee on the New Dentist, which focuses on helping dentists who have been out of school 10 years or less become more involved in organized dentistry. She has also served as an officer for our local Wilson Chenault Dental Study Club.

Dr. Welden lives with her husband, Wes Atkinson, in Decatur. He is an attorney who practices law in the Morgan County area. Together they share a deep commitment to serving their clients to the best of their professional abilities.

When not practicing, Dr. Welden and her husband enjoy taking advantage of all that Morgan County and Decatur have to offer, including the local cuisine, local wildlife retreats and the downtown area.

 

Brian G. Ondocsin, DMD

Dr. Brian G. Ondocsin is a native of Huntsville, AL and received his Honors Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed an advanced training General Practice Residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC. At this residency, Dr. Ondocsin learned current techniques in oral surgery and implant dentistry, sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and complex case management. Dr. Ondocsin joined the practice as of July 2013.

Dr. Ondocsin is a member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Wilson-Chanault Dental Study Group. Dr. Ondocsin is also a member of the Eighth District Dental Society of Alabama.

Dr. Ondocsin moved to Southeast Decatur in the summer of 2013 where he resides with his wife Calley and dog Gracie. Calley is a native of Anniston, AL and also graduated from the University of Alabama. They have been married since June 2010, and are currently expecting their first child.


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