Meet Dr. Carley

Bringing bright smiles and providing long-term quality and affordable dental services to Santa Barbara and Goleta area residents has always been the mission and vision of the dental office of Michael D. Carley, DDS. Dr. Carley has been offering comprehensive dentistry services since 2005, and has been the owner of his Santa Barbara practice since 2008. From general dentistry treatments utilizing digital technologies to cutting-edge cosmetic dentistry procedures and advanced implant dentistry services, his office promotes optimum oral health with a personalized touch.

Dr. Carley studied dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco, where he was awarded the Oral Medicine Certificate of Merit; this is a testament to his unparalleled knowledge and skills in dentistry and oral medicine. Following graduation, he took an extra year of training in a general practice residency, and expanded his knowledge in the following subspecialties:

  • Implant dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthetic dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry

Dr. Carley is a proud member of these organizations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Aeromedicos
  • Clinicians Research
  • Santa Barbara Study Club
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Goleta Study Club
  • CEF International

He is one of the founders of the Goleta Study Club, an organization that trains dentists in new techniques and technologies in the field. In addition, Dr. Carley volunteers his time every other month as a provider of dental care to underserved and marginalized communities in California. His dental missions have helped many communities improve their members’ overall health and well-being.

If you’re looking for exceptional dental care from a practitioner with advanced skills you can trust, book an appointment with Dr. Carley right away.

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