Dr. Mills has lived in Fairhope since 1987. A native of Birmingham, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. While in dental school at the University of Alabama, he worked as a respiratory therapist in a local hospital, as well as the oral surgery clinic at the school. After receiving a DMD degree in 1981, he immediately moved his family to Mobile and opened his private practice. Twenty-six years later, he retired from his Mobile practice and opened a new general and cosmetic dental practice in Daphne.
Dr. Mills has completed hundreds of hours of advanced training at centers all over the country, including Baylor University, Louisiana State University, Medical College of Georgia, Nash Institute, Scottsdale Learning Center, San Antonio Institute of Dentistry, Midwest Institute of CAD/CAM Dentistry, and others. Advanced training has included short term adult orthodontics, surgical and restorative implant dentistry, periodontal plastic surgery, cosmetic restorative materials, digital imaging, laser dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, periodontal cosmetic dentistry, CEREC, and preventive dentistry.
Dr. Mills has also been an active member in numerous study clubs. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Alabama Dental Association, and the Mobile and Baldwin County Dental Association. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where he participates in the Give Back a Smile charitable foundation. In this program, volunteer member dentists give their time and resources to restore broken and damaged smiles for victims of domestic violence.