Meet Dr. Whatley

Whether you need veneers, dental implants, or a full smile makeover, Dr. James Whatley and his staff have the expertise, experience, and equipment to make your dream smile a reality.

I'm Embarrassed to Smile

It is no overstatement to say that a beautiful smile is absolutely essential for a healthy lifestyle.

Being able to chew the food you need is an essential part of your oral health.

I'm Having a Hard Time Chewing

Many people are scared of the dentist. Finally you can relax and receive the dental care you need.

I'm Afraid of the Dentist


Welcome to Alabama Family Dental! We are a premiere dental destination in Mobile, AL providing high-quality dental care in a comfortable environment. We offer a wide variety of services that range from preventive dentistry to advanced restorations. Our mission, at Alabama Family Dental, is to give you the best dental experience ever with our red carpet treatment!

Comprehensive Dentistry

Alabama Family Dental's main services include general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral sedation, dental implants, and Six Month Smiles short-term orthodontics. We also provide same-day dentistry and can perform a root canal and crown placement in one visit.

Cutting-Edge Practice

Our dentists in Mobile, AL use the latest equipment and techniques to make procedures faster, diagnosis more accurate, and your experience even more comfortable. We have low-radiation digital X-rays, intraoral scanners and cameras, fiber optic electric hand pieces, rotary endodontics, telescopic surgical loupes, ultrasonic scalers, and soft tissue diode laser. We also provide dental sedation for anxious or fearful patients.

Red Carpet Treatment

We transform routine dental care into the best experience you’ve ever had.  YOU are the star at Alabama Family Dental. From the moment you step into the office, you can expect smiles and a warm welcome from our staff and dentists in Mobile, AL. Relax in comfortable chairs and snuggle under warm blankets while you listen to music. If there is anything we can do to make your visit even more comfortable, please let us know. We want you to love going to the dentist!



"I was really nervous about coming to the dentist, I kept putting it off. So, I made my first appointment, found out the process, and it all made me more comfortable knowing that I can come and be relaxed at the dentist.


Before, I didn’t like my smile. Now, I’m the one jumping in front of the camera, I’m way more confident and I just love smiling!"

— Ali Reynolds