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. Carlton

Dr. Chris Carlton was born and raised in Jackson, MS. After receiving his degree in Business Management at the University of Mississippi, Dr. Carlton attended the University of Mississippi Dentistry. He received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 2011 and the following year attended the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University.

In 2018, Dr. Carlton was named “Doctor of the Year” by Mitchell Dental Clinic.

Dr. Carlton and his wife, Lyndsey, live in Jackson, Mississippi with their three children – Hales, Lyle, and Lilla. Dr. Carlton and his family are active members of St. Richard Catholic Church. When not working, he enjoys playing tennis, exercising, and fishing.

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. McInteer

Dr. Braden McInteer is a native of New Orleans, LA. He attended the University of Mississippi where he earned a B.A. degree in biology and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. While there, Dr. McInteer was also awarded membership into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in 2003. As a part of his continuing education, Dr. McInteer regularly attends seminars and courses in order to stay up to date on the latest techniques.

Dr. McInteer and his wife Amy have two daughters, Rileigh and Rivers. When away from work he enjoys hunting, fishing, and training dogs. He is also an active member of Broadmoor Baptist Church.

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.”

Dr. Reynolds

Dr. Mary Catherine Reynolds grew up in Purvis, Mississippi and graduated high school from Presbyterian Christian High School as Salutatorian. For her bachelors she attended Mississippi College where she majored in Biology Medical Science and graduated in 2015 in Summa Cum Laude. She was then accepted into the Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry where she graduated number 1 in her class in 2015.

Dr. Reynolds has been married to her husband Shannon since September of 2020. Together they are building a “barn dominium” in Ridgeland with 3 dogs and 5 chickens! In her spare time, she likes to hunt, travel the mountains, fly fish, spend time with her family, read, and spend time in her garden bed!

“I love the combination of art and science as well as lifelong patient relationships! I also love the range of procedures a general dentist does as well as the wide range of ages we see here at Mitchell Dental.”