Patricia L. Carlson, DDS, MPH

Meet Dr. Carlson

Dr. Patricia Carlson has been practicing Family Dentistry for over 23 years.  After graduating from dental school in 1996, she completed a two year advanced program in General Dentistry and a one year General Practice Residency at the University of Rochester as well as completing her Master’s Degree in Public Health.  Guiding and teaching new Dentists was a part of her role as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at the Eastman Institute of Oral Health. She also practiced General Dentistry in the University Dental faculty Group for eight years. 

Dr Carlson is a member of the American Dental Association, a member of the New York State Dental Association and a board member of the Seventh District Dental Society in Rochester NY.  She also serves on the Seventh District Dental Society Council for Education and Licensure.  She excels in all aspects of General Dentistry and  has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry.  Her focus is to provide her patients with the most comprehensive care while helping to ease the nerves of those who are fearful, with her gentle methods and techniques and warm personality.

Dr Carlson loves living and practicing in Western New York.  She enjoys family and friends as well as golfing and traveling with her husband, Brad and two children, Noah and Natalia.

Education & Training


  • MPH | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry — 2006
  • DDS | Instituto Metodista De Ensino Superior — 1996


  • General Dentistry Residency at University of Rochester Medical Center — 2006-2007
  • General Dentistry Residency at Eastman Dental School — 2003-2006