About Your Dentist

Alma R. Nava, DDS

Dr. Alma Nava has been practicing dentistry since 1986. She was born in Mexico City and earned a dental degree from both the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the University of Michigan. Dr. Nava is a member of a number of different organizations including the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Nava is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and has trained at the University of Southern California to perform IV Sedation.

Karson Carpenter, DDS

Dr. Karson Carpenter is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 1982. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. Carpenter has a passion for safety in the healthcare environment and has developed a national reputation as a leader in the control of infection in both dental and medical facilities. He has presented hundreds of lectures across the country on this subject and has authored numerous training programs for dentists, physicians and other healthcare workers.