For over 25 years, Dr. Richard Carlson has been a trusted dental expert in the Jacksonville area. He is a gentle, caring dentist who prides himself in not only keeping current with the most recent dental studies, but also the most predictable and long-lasting techniques and materials for life-like results. He practices comfortable, health-centered dentistry with a strong emphasis on getting to know each patient.
Dr. Carlson attended Marshall University in West Virginia on academic and swimming scholarships, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He received his doctorate at the University of Florida Dental School. He furthered his dental studies at the University of Texas in their hospital-based General Practice Residency Program; less than 10% of all dentists nationwide have completed such a rigorous training program. Dr. Carlson also taught at the University of Florida’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program (Jacksonville, FL) for the last 7 years. He has lectured on various advanced topics, such as cosmetic dentistry and complicated treatment planning.
In addition to his technical proficiency, Dr. Carlson is a careful listener and will thoroughly explain beforehand which treatment is best for your individual needs. He looks forward to showing you how exceptional dentistry can improve your life.