Who We Are
The dental facility was founded in 1979 and follows the same tradition of quality health care, reasonable prices, same-day-service and Ozark hospitality as first established by Drs. Harold E. George and Frederick C. Lauer as the Mid-America Denture Clinic. Dr. Jay Hildreth established Dental Centers' practice in 1995 and purchased Mid-America Dental Clinic in 1997.
Dental Centers with two locations in Mt. Vernon, Missouri at Mid-America Dental & Hearing Center-Highway and Mid-America Dental & Hearing Center-Loop is the Ozark pioneer of the custom, same-day, denture. Today, Dental Centers offers many other non-specialty interest services, including general dentistry with a new family dentistry emphasis, hygiene, crowns, bridges, orthodontics and implants.read more
The Dr. Harold & Betty George family is still actively involved in the company. Their son, Scott George, is a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist; and serves as Chief Executive Officer for all non-professional services. Their grandson, Brian George, serves as Chief Operating Officer. Their granddaughter; Dr. Cheryl Williams, Mt. Vernon Clinic, also serves on the board.
Nationally known, Mid-America Dental and Hearing Center was included in a feature article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on December 9, 1993. ABC News also featured Mid-America Dental and Hearing Center as part of a special story that aired on October 19, 2003.
A visit to Mid-America is a long-standing tradition for some families. There is free RV parking in the Mt. Vernon campground where patients stay while getting services at Mid-America Dental & Hearing Center. The well maintained, park-like setting has drawn many patients to visit Mt. Vernon for an extended period of time.