Also an Albany native, Christen spent her childhood dancing and cheering on the Knights at Deerfield Windsor. After early acceptance, she attended Emory University, becoming an active leader on campus through her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. At Emory, she took many graduate level biology courses, in addition to studying abroad in Australia. Following graduation in May 2011, she immediately moved to Augusta to begin dental school at The Dental College of Georgia (formerly Medical College of Georgia). There, again, her outstanding skill and leadership were apparent. Not only did she complete an honor’s curriculum in the specialized field of endodontics, but she also completed esthetic cases side by side with Dr. Chiche, a world renowned esthetic prosthodontist and chairman of the Department of Esthetics at the Dental College of Georgia. Dr. Chiche selected one of her cases to present on his world wide lecture circuit. In addition, she mentored younger dental students and volunteered at the Augusts VA hospital, taking care of veterans' oral health.
Upon receiving her degree, Dr. Carlon knew there was only one place she wanted to be: back in her hometown practicing side by side with her greatest mentor, her mother. In private practice, Dr. Carlon has expanded her knowledge and training in esthetic dentistry specializing in minimal preparation veneers where the health of the patient's teeth is a priority while ensuring outstanding results. Dr. Carlon knows the aim of any esthetic procedure is to mimic a natural and youthful beauty.
During her time in Albany, she has been inducted into several prestigious societies such as the “Women of Distinction: Honor’s Edition” and has been a recurring member of “America’s Top Dentists.” Additionally, Dr. Carlon is an active participant in local, state and national organized dentistry holding memberships in the Georgia Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Continuing education has always been a high priority for Dr. Carlon; in addition to numerous other classes, she has completed challenging courses presented y the American Institute of Oral Biology in order to bring the latest scientific data to her patients providing them with evidence based dentistry.
Dr. Carlon has a passion for dentistry and has always striven to provide the most advanced technology available to ensure her patient's treatment is comfortable and even enjoyable. Outside of the office, Christen is an avid runner and loves escaping for the weekend down to the beach.