Alexander Carroll, DDS
Alexander Carroll, DDS

Dr. Carroll is a graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned his DDS degree and also Arizona State University – MBA and MHSM (Master’s in Health Sector Management). Currently, Dr. Carroll is the Associate Dean for Clinical Education at the Midwestern University Dental Institute and also serves as Chair of the Quality Assurance Committee and Chair of Risk Management Committee. He is a member of the Laser, Promotions and Curriculum Committees and is Course Director for Practice Management and Personal Finance. Dr. Carroll is also a Certified course instructor for Laser Certification and Laser Safety Officer. He is also a Certified course instructor for the Branemark Implant system. He actively teaches 3rd and 4th year dental students the placement and restoration of Bicon implants utilizing 3D imaging and surgical guides.

Dr. Carroll owned his private practice dental office for 21 years in Germany with an emphasis on prosthodontics, implantology and laser-assisted procedures. He is the founder and two-term past President of the German Academy for Laser Dentistry and served as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California before accepting his position at Midwestern University. Dr. Carroll serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and was inducted as a Fellow into the International College of Dentists in 2012.

Dr. Carroll is committed to providing impeccable dental care to his patients and enjoys being a dental educator – not only to the dental students but patients as well. As a clinician, his primary focus is to provide first-rate therapeutics to all patients.

On a personal note, Dr. Carroll enjoys boating, flying and travel with his wife, Debra.

Specialties

  • Implant Placement
  • Occlusion
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Surgical Periodontal Procedures
  • Internal Sinus Lift
  • Guided Bone Regeneration

Education

  • Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, MHSM, 2012
  • Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, MBA, 2011
  • University of Southern California School of Dentistry, DDS, 1981
  • California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo, BS, 1977

Professional Experience

  • Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Midwestern University, 2018-
  • Director of Clinical Faculty, Midwestern University, 2011-2018
  • Dental Institute, Glendale, AZ
  • Faculty Senator, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, 2010-
  • Assistant Professor of Dentistry, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, 2008-
  • Assistant Professor of Dentistry, USC, Los Angeles, 2006-2008
  • Pro Med Clinic, Stuttgart, Germany, 1998-2006
  • Private Practice General Dentistry, Stuttgart, Germany with emphasis on TMJ pathology, Implantology, Esthetic Dentistry, Laser Dentistry, and Full Mouth Rehabilitation, 1983-1998
  • Residency General Dentistry Stuttgart, Germany, 1981-1983

Licensures

  • Arizona Licensed Dentist, 2010-
  • European Licensed Dentist, 1981-

Extracurricular Accomplishments

  • Research Abstract: Osseodensification Burs: Impact on Implant Insertion and Removal Torque, 2018
  • Faculty member National Honor Society Omega Kappa Upsilon, 2013
  • Fellow International Academy of Dentists, 2012
  • Peer Reviewed Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the American Dental Educators Association. Topic: Management of Dysfunctional Teams, 2012
  • Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Arizona Dental Association. Topic: Management of TMJ and Occlusion, 2011
  • Speaker Academy of General Dentistry, Mastership Track, TMJ and Occlusion, 2010-
  • European Patent for Preparation of Ceramic Inlays and Onlays, 1991
  • Founder and President of the German Academy of Laser Dentistry, 1989-1992
  • Publications on Laser Dentistry and Ceramic Inlays/Onlays in Germany, Italy, and Japan, 1990-

Expert Dental Consultant

  • Assisted multiple law firms in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada in plaintiff and defendant cases.
  • Well versed in being deposed and in court appearances.

Dental Implant Background

  • Placed implants in private practice (IMZ, Nobel, Straumann, BioHorizon and Bicon to name a few)
  • Teaching placement of implants to 3rd and 4th year dental students at Midwestern University, Dental Institute