Meet Dr. Dobbs
Dr. James Dobbs, better known as Jim, has been creating beautiful smiles for over 40 years. Dr. Dobbs was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and has spent the majority of his career here. In his many years as a dentist, Dr. Dobbs has siezed many opportunities to excel in his education, profession, and community.
Dr. Dobbs began his education at Auburn University in Auburn, AL, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. Afterwards, he returned home to study dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (U.A.B.), where he graduated as a D.M.D. in 1971. Dr. Dobbs then served as a dentist in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Thailand during his active duty. He subsequently worked as faculty at the U.A.B. School of Dentistry. Dr. Dobbs then started his own practice in Hoover in 1974.
Throughout his career, Dr. Dobbs has strived to stay active and involved in many dental organizations. He is a current member and also past President of the Birmingham District Dental Society. Additionally, he is a current member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Dobbs maintains all requirements and licenses mandated by the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners for dentists practicing in the state of Alabama.
Annually, Dr. Dobbs participates in several local charities as a way to give back to the community. Dr. Dobbs volunteers his time at the Cahaba Valley Health Care, where he does dental screenings for indigent patients. Dr. Dobbs continues to support local animal shelters in Birmingham, Pell City, Lake Martin and Shelby County. Dr. Dobbs additionally supports the U.A.B. School of Dentistry Alumni, The Foundry, The American Red Cross and other local school fundraisers and community projects both personally and professionally.
On weekends and in his free time, Dr. Dobbs enjoys spending time fishing and boating on Lake Martin. He and his wife, Billie Dobbs, have been married for 48 years (and counting!) and have two grown children, Mell and Carol. They enjoy spoiling their granddaughter Kennedy. Together they attend Hunter Street Baptist Church.