Dr. Jeffrey Carter, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Carter, MD

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Oral Surgery  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Jeffrey Carter, MD is a dentist who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Read his story

Oral Surgical Institute

324 22nd Ave N

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • EmblemHealth

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Dentofacial Anomalies
very high
more than 97% of peers
Facial Reconstruction
high
more than 82% of peers
Maxillary Hypoplasia
normal
more than 61% of peers

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Dr. Carter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carter "Jeffrey B. Carter, M.D., D.M.D., holds a degree in engineering from Tufts University, a Doctor of Dental Medicine from University of Connecticut, and a Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University. He completed training in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital, as well as in oral and maxillofacial surgical residency at Vanderbilt. From 1980 to 1986, Dr. Carter served as head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Directory of Residency Education at Carle Foundation Hospital. From 1986 to current, he has practiced in Nashville where he conducted an oral and maxillofacial surgical fellowship from 1987 to 2003. Dr. Carter served as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from 1993 to 1999. He maintains an active practice in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery in Middle Tennessee."

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Practice Areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
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Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache
4

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Facial Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Carle Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Surgical Training At Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Carter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
1.9
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Carter's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Columbia,TN |
I ran out of spaces on my previous review. I was treated by Dr. Carter. I developed an infection and was transported to Vanderbilt WE via ambulance. They were stabilizing me for surgery. I was told that I would be in CCU and perhaps on a ventilator. I called Dr. Carter but could only speak with his...more
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in nashville |
He burned my face using a saw when doing TMJ surgery on me 24 years ago. He told me the skin stretched.even though I had a blistering, he said this. He was also very harsh in bedside manner
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Dr. Carter accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Dental DPPO
    Dental Maintenance Organization DMO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    Preferred Dentists
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Dental
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    Advantage Plus
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Wellpath Preferred PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Dental Preferred Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Dental

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Hospitals where Dr. Carter has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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