Coronavirus Announcement

Please click the button below to read a statement from Dr. John Carlson & Dr. Willis Meriwether regarding safety in the practice and protocols after welcoming back patients.

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Existing patients call or text: (205) 553-4477

John T. Carlson, Jr., DMD

Dr. John Carlson was raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His father, Dr. Terry Carlson, is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Tuscaloosa, and his grandfather, Dr. Norman Carlson, practiced dentistry in Northport for more than 50. Dr. Carlson attended high school at Tuscaloosa Academy and graduated in 2001, then received a degree in History from Samford University in Birmingham in 2005. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. As a student, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain recognized Dr. Carlson with the Award for Achievement and Excellence in the field of Orofacial Pain.

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Willis J. Meriwether, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Willis J. Meriwether has been practicing dentistry for more than 35 years. He has many memberships, accolades, and continuing education hours, but what is most important to Dr. Meriwether is his relationship with his patients. He feels blessed to have the opportunity to serve people from all walks of life. He enjoys addressing concerns that range from pain and disfigurement, restored ability to chew, smile, and speak properly, improved appearance, and healthy teeth that can be kept for a lifetime.

Dr. Meriwether focuses on treating people with respect, appreciation, a gentle touch, a caring attitude and to provide "Golden Rule" dentistry. In his spare time, Dr. Meriwether may be found on the family farm, fishing, or spending time with his children and grandchildren.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile can increase self confidence and overall life satisfaction. Cosmetic dentistry can encompass things such as tooth-colored fillings, dental implants, or crowns. We have many options, so please call us for a free cosmetic consultation.

Implant Dentistry

Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth, improving chewing ability, eliminating bridges, and replacing dentures.

Several implants may provide a base for a series of artificial teeth known as a fixed bridge. Implants can even be used to secure a full set of removable dentures for people who have no remaining natural teeth.

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After you have completed the form, please make sure to press the Complete and Send button at the bottom to automatically send us your information. The security and privacy of your personal data is one of our primary concerns and we have taken every precaution to protect it.

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Tuscaloosa General Dentistry - John T. Carlson Jr. DMD - Willis J. Meriwether DMD FAGD

John T. Carlson, Jr., DMD
Willis J. Meriwether, DMD, FAGD

631 Helen Keller Blvd., Suite 200
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

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New Patient Hotline (888) 210-7202

Existing patients call or text: (205) 553-4477

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