Dr. Douglas 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 Dr. Doug Willinghamof 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".
Dr. Willingham 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 in Belton.
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.