Francisco T. Carlos, DMD, MSD, PC
Meet Dr. Carlos
Periodontist in Falls Church, VA
Dr. Francisco T. Carlos grew up in sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 2003, he achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He obtained his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut in 2007, and subsequently completed his periodontal certification and Masters degree at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia in 2010. The doctor’s subject of study for his Master’s thesis was gingival esthetics.
Upon completing his periodontal training Dr. Carlos joined the United States Air Force as a commissioned officer where he treated our active duty military members and taught periodontics to the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residents. Dr. Carlos completed his active duty commitment in September 2013, and separated as a Major, with awards such as the Dental Squadron Company Grade Officer of the Year.
Dr. Carlos has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology since May 11, 2012. Dr. Carlos is certified in the Wilckodontics® (Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics™) Procedure as well as Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™). In addition, he is a Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, and is a co-founder and co-leader of two Northern Virginia Periodontics Spear Study Clubs and the Northern Virginia Periodontics Hygiene Study Series. Dr. Carlos was selected as a 2016 Top Dental Specialist by the Washington Consumers’ Checkbook.
Dr. Carlos frequently lectures locally and nationally, and is an active member of many local, regional, national, and international dental organizations including:
- The Northern Virginia Dental Society
- The Virginia Dental Association
- The American Dental Association
- The Hispanic Dental Association
- The American Academy of Periodontology
- The Virginia Society of Periodontology
- The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
- The Millennium Dental Study Club
- The Spear Study Club
In his time away from work, Dr. Carlos enjoys golf, wine, sporting events, exercising and spending time with his family. He is married to his wife, Melany, whom he met while at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. They have two beautiful daughters, Lily and Fera, and a cat, Madeline.
Call Falls Church Office Phone Number 703-534-1766 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Carlos.