B. Willingham has practiced general and cosmetic dentistry
at the same location since 1980. In several cases he has
had the pleasure of serving four generations in the same
family. A graduate of
Baylor College of Dentistry, our doctor has a long list
of professional and community activities. He has served
the Texas Dental Association in numerous positions. He
was editor of the award-winning Texas Dental Journal
for seven years and has also served as that group's historian.
Among other citations he has received both the Distinguished
Service Award and the President's Award, the Association's
highest honors. He is a Fellow of both the American and
International Colleges of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard
Academy and in 1988 was among 22 other Texas dentists
to be nominated for "Texas Dentist of the Year".
has also been involved in Salado and Bell County organizations.
A past president of the Salado Historical Society and
the Railroad and Pioneer Museum in nearby Temple, Willingham
has been involved in numerous historic preservation causes,
such as his three-year chairmanship of the Salado College
Preservation Project and his authorship of the applications
for five Texas Historical Markers. He has served on the
vestry and as Senior Warden of St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Doug's real claim to fame, however, is that he is the father of his beautiful daughter, Sofia, and is married to Carol Meyer Willingham, a licensed marriage and family therapist, who practices in Salado and Georgetown.