History of MCD

We have patient's ask us all the time, "How long have you been here?" It's a bit of a misconception that because we have two young dentists at the helm, that we are new to the Mobile, AL area. In actuality, we have a lengthy history not only in town but in the same location at 4720 Airport Blvd. 

The idea started in 1972 when two Navy Dental Corpsmen by the names of Barry Langley and Jere Hilburn, also classmates in dental school in New Orleans, decided to set up a general dentistry partnership practice in Mobile, AL. They traveled often to meet in Mobile to secure a startup business loan and find office space. In mid- November 1973 they opened their doors as Drs. Hilburn and Langley. They had a sparsely furnished office in leased space at 4736 Airport Boulevard and two staff members. Over the years the practice built slowly and on two occasions acquired the patient records of two nearby retiring dentists.

After nearly thirteen years Drs. Hilburn and Langley realized the goal of building their own office and moved into 4720 Airport Boulevard in 1986. 

Dr. Brandon O'Donnell joined the practice as an associate in January 2004 and upon Dr. Hilburn's retirement in 2007, Dr. O'Donnell and Dr. Langley became practice partners and Mobile Comprehensive Dentistry, LLC was formed in 2009.  Dr. Joseph Willis joined the practice as an associate in February 2011 and at the close of 2012 Dr. Langley retired.

Dr. O'Donnell and Dr. Willis have been partners in Mobile Comprehensive Dentistry ever since. They have earned a reputation as one of the most respected providers of all things dental on the gulf coast. They have a clear vision for their business and it includes high tech, high quality dentistry that remains in the forefront of the dental field. This allows for patients to receive more accurate diagnoses and an overall more comfortable experience. At Mobile Comprehensive Dentistry, it is our goal and mission to make your time spent with us enjoyable, relaxing and smile worthy! You can feel confident that you are in extremely capable hands with Dr. O'Donnell, Dr. Willis and their exceptional team. 

An interesting fact and a bit of nostalgia about our history is that both Dr. O'Donnell and Dr. Willis grew up in the general dentistry practice that they now own. Dr. O'Donnell was a patient of record with Dr. Langley since the age of 3 and Dr. Willis was a patient of Dr. Hilburn's since the age of 11. We have a lot of history and experience supporting us. We look forward to continuing to provide top notch dentistry to all of our patients in Mobile, AL and the surrounding areas along the gulf coast!  

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