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Founder Dr. James Whatley

5-Star-Rated Dentist

I have been providing cutting-edge dental care in Mobile, AL, since 2002. I enjoy giving our patients red carpet treatment and making them smile. My goal is to get to know each patient, learn their personal histories, and welcome them to Alabama Family Dental.


  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine - The Medical College of Georgia - 2000
  • Cosmetic Dentistry & Dental Implant Training - Hornbrook Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Training - Las Vegas Institute


  • Cosmetic Dentures - Dr. Joseph Massad
  • Advanced Implant Training - Dr. Michael McCracken & Dr. Guy Rosenstiel - Birmingham, AL
  • (DOCS) Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation - Atlanta, GA
  • Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry - Dr. Nash, The Nash Institute - Huntersville, NC
  • Six Month Smiles - StraightSmile Solutions

Diplomate Status

Dr. Whatley was recently awarded Diplomate status of the International Dental Implant Association (IDIA). After achieving Fellow and Master status, Dr. Whatley has now attained the highest membership level of the IDIA, an achievement accomplished by less than one percent of dentists in the world.

Meet Dr. James Whatley - Schedule Your Appointment Today

To experience our 5-star-rated dental care, schedule your New Patient Assessment today by calling (251) 344-5461. You may also use our convenient online form. Your appointment includes the following:

  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Digital X-Rays As Needed
  • Complete Exam
  • Discuss Your Options

During your appointment, we will take the time to explain our treatment process, flexible payment options, and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to bringing out your best smile!

Top-Rated Dentist in Mobile, AL
The experience here was excellent and one of the best that I've experienced in my 80+ years!— John H.
The reviews listed are from actual patients of Alabama Family Dental. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
What to Expect at Your First Visit Helping Positive Self-Esteem Through Healthy Smiles
  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Digital X-Rays as Needed
  • Complete Exam
  • Discuss Any Concerns
Ready to Dramatically Improve Your Smile?
Contact Us 5414 Old Shell Rd. Mobile, Alabama 36608 Get Directions
Hours Tuesday - Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm