Dr. Willis is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He completed a general practice residency and served five years active duty in the US Army Dental Corps. He is a retired Major USAR dental reserve.
Dr. Willis began his practice in 1982 in Decatur. He is a member of the American and Alabama Dental Association, the Eighth District Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Wilson Chenault Dental Study group. He is a member of the North Alabama Medical Reserve Organization. He has served as a member of the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama. He has served as a dental examiner since 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors of the Council of Interstate Testing Agency, the Southern Regional Testing Agency and the Central Regional Testing Agency. He is a member of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry Alumni Association. He is a supporter of the Calhoun Community College dental assisting program and serves on their advisory board.
Dr. Willis holds the Silver Certificate and the Life Award from the Alabama Dental Association. He has served as president of the Eighth Dental Society and on the Board of Directors and the House of Delegates of the Alabama Dental Association. He has been a member of the Academy of General Dentistry since 1979 and has earned his Fellowship Award in 1988 and his Mastership Award in 2003 for his commitment to dental continuing education. The fellowship is awarded to a dentist who completes 600 hours of continuing education and the mastership is awarded after completing an additional 600 hours which 400 hours must be hands on participation courses. He has been elected to the American College of Dentist.
Dr. Willis is a member of First United Methodist Church of Decatur. He and his wife Jane have five children and nine grandchildren. As a volunteer leader of Boy Scouts of American he has served as a cub master, scout master, member of council committees and board of directors and wood badge staff and scout master. He earned the Eagle Scout Award as a youth and has been awarded the District Award of Merit, the Cross and Flame Award and the Silver Beaver Award as an adult.
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.
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 in July 2013.
Dr. Ondocsin is a member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Wilson-Chenault 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 son Luke. Calley is a native of Anniston, AL and also graduated from the University of Alabama. They have been married since June 2010. Luke was born in June 2014 and recently celebrated his first birthday.
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