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Carson Rutledge DDS

The Tongue-Tie Center of Charlotte
Dr. Carson Rutledge found his passion for helping children at a young age while volunteering as a mentor for children with special needs. He received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Clemson University in 2010 and following undergrad he attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). After dental school Dr. Carson followed his passion in Pediatrics completing a 2 year postdoctoral program in advanced pediatric dentistry with NYU Lutheran Medical Center, in conjunction with Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Carson loves working with children where he strives to improve not only dental health, but systemic health as well. Dr. Carson specializes in pediatric airway, sleep, and feeding related treatments. He spends his time educating parents and patients alike of the importance of pediatric development, which can be hindered by tongue-ties and other developmental disturbances. Through treatments including laser tongue-tie releases/frenectomies and additional growth related guidance, Dr. Carson aims to help children develop to the best of their potential.