Dr. Gary Carter, DDS

Dr. Gary Carter, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Gary Carter, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Sandy, UT. He practices orthodontics and dentistry.Read his story

10011 S Centennial Pkwy Ste 240

Sandy, UT 84070

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
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Dr. Carter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carter "Dr. Gary Carter was born in Maryland. He spent his early years in Baltimore where he attended elementary school, high school, and received a bachelor's degree from Loyola College in 1980. In 1984, he received his dental degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with several scholastic achievement awards and was ranked seventh out of 124 dental students. After graduation, he was commissioned by the United States Air Force as a dental officer and he completed an advanced general dentistry residency during the first year of his Air Force career. After 12 years as a general dentist, Dr. Carter earned a highly competitive Air Force scholarship and attended the University of Michigan where he received his Master of Science degree in Orthodontics. He chose the University of Michigan because it is a traditional leader in the field of orthodontic research and education. Dr. Carter is a certified, orthodontic specialist that uses only proven and predictable state-of-the-art techniques. As a bonus for his patients, his past advanced general dentistry experience keeps Dr. Carter mindful of his patient's general dental health while he orthodontically designs a winning smile for each child or adult. Dr. Carter served his country in Arizona, England, Japan, and at Dr. Gary Carter, the American Association of Orthodontists the Air Force Academy. He left the Air Force in 1996 after twelve years of honorable service during which he was decorated with the Commendation and Meritorious Service medals. Professionally he is a certified orthodontist, a published scientific author, and Is a member of numerous dental and orthodontic associations."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carter "Dr. Gary Carter went to one of the top three orthodontic master's programs in the world. You will receive no finer orthodontic care anywhere else in Utah. I personally see every orthodontic patient and I guarantee a smile, perfect."

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Underbite


Background Check

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  • General Practice Residency, Davis Monthan Afb Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Michigan / School Of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Maryland Dental School
    Other Education | Completed 1984
  • University Of Michigan-Masters In Orthodontics
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Longitudinal Dental Arch Changes in adults, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Patient Comments (2)

in Sandy, Utah
On Friday night, my daughter fell and knocked her front teeth back into her mouth. I called my dentist who said to go to the emergency room. I called Dr. Carter and he came in right away and numbed her teeth then moved the teeth back. He saved her front teeth in a very frightening situation and he...more
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