Dr. Carlson is a Kansas native, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology at the University of Kansas. After graduation, Dr. Carlson worked as a forensic toxicologist in Kansas City for several years before moving to Philadelphia to return to school. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University.
During her time at Temple, Dr. Carlson had the opportunity to do community outreach at various clinics in Philadelphia and serve as Vice President to the Dominican Republic Club. The club organizes a mission trip to Samana, DR each year, where Dr. Carlson was able to serve the underprivileged and receive valuable training in oral surgery.
Dr. Carlson is excited to join the team at Fields Family Dentistry to serve the community of Mechanicsburg. She believes in building relationships with patients that are based on mutual trust, compassion, and respect for the patient’s individual wants and needs. Dr. Carlson has a passion for continuing education and keeping up-to-date with the latest in dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association and Pennsylvania Dental Association.