Meet The Doctors at Mitchell Dental Clinic

Dr. Mitchell

Upon completing undergraduate studies at Mississippi State University, Dr. David Mitchell attended the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. He received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1992. Since that time, Dr. Mitchell has made a study of how to operate a successful dental practice. He has taken numerous continuing education hours both on the clinical and business side of dentistry. Dr. Mitchell has worked with practice management coaches, sports psychologists, equipment designers and ergonomic process specialists to learn how to run an excellent business.

In 2008, Dr. Mitchell was named Doctor of the Year by the Scheduling Institute in Atlanta.

Dr. David Mitchell lives in Brandon, Mississippi with his wife, Carmen and four children, Colby, Dalton, Cade and Chesney. In addition to lots of family time and traveling, his hobbies include snow skiing, running, and biking.

Dr. Vanpelt

Dr. Heather Vanpelt finished both high school and college in Columbus, MS. She is a graduate of University of Mississippi School of Dentistry and has completed a residency in Advanced General Dentistry. She enjoys helping both adults and children keep their smiles healthy and beautiful. When she isn’t treating patients, she can usually be found in her garden or at the movies!

Dr. Alford

Dr. Kara Alford attended University of Mississippi School of Dentistry after several wonderful years as a MSU Bulldog. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1997 and has been a private practice dentist all the years following her graduation. Dr. Alford is very passionate about dentistry and loves helping her patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.

Dr. Kara Alford lives in Flowood, MS with her daughter, Charlsey, who is currently attending MSU. Her focus is always time with her family and friends and engaging in a wide variety of fun activities.

Dr. Breland

Dr. Shellie Breland grew up in Rankin County and graduated high school from East Rankin Academy. She attended Mississippi College where she majored in an American Chemical Society-certified degree. Dr. Breland then went on to graduate from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1999.

When Dr. Breland is not in the clinic she loves to spend time with her husband, Louis Breland and their two kids, Wiiliam and Jillian ages 10 and 11.

“I love helping patients achieve their goal to have a healthy, beautiful smile.”