Michael A. Carl, DDS
Beginning with the establishment of Dr. Robert A. Carl's practice in 1965, the Carl family has practiced dentistry in Lodi for almost 50 years. Dr. Michael Carl graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry and completed his undergraduate degree at San Diego State University. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army until joining his father's practice in 1986. He and his wife Kelly have been married for 38 years and have 5 sons. Dr. Carl enjoys skiing, biking and spending time with his family. Dr. Carl is a fellow in the International Dental Implant Association and a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, San Joaquin County Dental Association. Dr. Carl has served as a volunteer at St. Raphael's Dental Clinic and the annual event, Give Kids A Smile and CDA Cares in Stockton.
Dr. Carl has coached sports in Lodi for over 25 years through Lodi Parks and Recreation and the Diocese of Stockton CYO Basketball program. He served as Vice-President of the San Joaquin Junior Rams Football program and a board member for 5 years. Additionally, he has coached at various levels of youth football. Dr. Carl enjoys announcing football at St. Mary's High School along with assisting at the scorer's table during basketball season.
As part of his continuing commitment to community outreach, Dr. Carl and his sons designed and implemented a program, KampKinder Smiles, which provides Kindergarten Oral Health Screenings to children with special needs in the school setting. KampKinder Smiles was launched in June of 2011 and successfully completed its 8th year in June 2018.
Proudly, Dr. Carl has welcomed his sons, Justin and Jordan, into the dental profession. Justin, a graduate of St. Mary's High School and San Diego State University, received his D.D.S. degree from the University of the Pacific, Arthrur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Justin is a LT. Commander in the U.S. Navy and completed a General Practice Residency at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego. In the summer of 2015 Justin completed his forward deployed tour of duty in Yokosuka, Japan on the USS George Washington. Justin is now stationed in San Diego, CA. and is completing his 1st year of Oral Surgery Residency. Jordan, also a graduate of St. Mary's High School and San Diego State University will be graduating from Midwestern Health Sciences University in Glendale, AZ., May 2018 and will receive his DMD. Jordan was a coordinator for the Dental Pre-Professional Health class at SDSU and was active in his fraternity, Sigma Chi. Jordan has assisted in his father's office along with participating in the KampKinder Smiles Oral Health Screening Program and Give Kids A Smile. Jordan will be joining the practice in June 1, 2018.