Team Member

Jeffrey B. Carter

Oral Surgeon

Education & Credentials

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine; Farmington, CT


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Nashville, TN


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, TN

Personal Favorites

Dr. Carters favorite book is Good to Great, his favorite vacation destination is Nantucket, and his favorite movie is A Beautiful Mind.

Volunteer Experience

Project HOPE surgical mission, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation educational mission, Smiling Saturday free dental clinics

Personal Biography

Dr. Carter has been practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery since 1980. He spent six years in academics, where he was an OMS program director at the Carle Clinic in Urbana, IL, and then he relocated to Nashville to build a group surgical practice. He and his wife, Toni, have four grown children and three grandchildren. They live in Nashville with their two Great Danes, Millie and Maddie. Dr. Carter likes to spend his recreational time playing squash, running, and traveling to Nantucket.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, American Medical Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Nashville Dental Society, Tennessee Dental Association, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission


CV Mosby Scholarship Award for oral pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology fellowship, AAOMS National Committee Man of the Year Award


Board Certified by ABOMS since 1982