Our Dentists and Staff

Michael M. Carlson, D.D.S.

Michael J. Carlson, D.D.S.


Carlson Dental

Dr. Mike has been practicing dentistry in Escondido since 1999.  He is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.  Dr. Mike has a fellowship in dental implantology from the California Implant Institute consisting of 160 hours of education in surgical and restorative care associated with dental implants.  He is a fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  Dr. Mike is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego County Dental Society, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.  He, his wife and three children live in Vista and enjoy all the outdoor activities Southern California has to offer.

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Our hygienists, Beth, Kristin, Jessica and Cheyana are all California Registered Dental Hygienists.  Our office strives for healthy gums and strong teeth by promoting active maintenance and prevention.  Our hygienists instruct patients on the latest in oral hygiene products and technique.

Registered Dental Assistants

Carmen and Stephanie are California Registered Dental Assistants (RDA). Amy is a dental assistant soon to be an RDA.  They assist Dr. Mike with all the dental services provided at Carlson Dental.  Together, Dr. Mike, Carmen, Stephanie and Amy aspire to provide comprehensive and comfortable care while meeting your dental needs. 

Business Office

Rita and Stephanie are happy to appoint, discuss treatment, handle finances and review dental insurance with you.  Please call and our business office will be pleased to assist you with your questions.


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