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Now offering affordable monthly payment options!



Routine Exams


Exam & Consultation
Let us hear your concerns and help come up with a great solution  , at least, get another professional opinion. We will accomplish an Exam & Consultation or provide a Second Opinion for Denture, Implants, Wisdom Teeth Removal at No Charge.  We will even take the x-rays at our cost if you don't have one with you!


Dental Fillings


We only provide tooth colored BIS-GMA hybrid resin fillings that will last a lifetime if properly cared for.  Since Dr. Carter is truly an artist, he is exceptional at re-creating natural looking teeth and often will improve your image by "glamourizing" your smile.

Emergency Dentistry


We will provide exam, x-rays, diagnosis, and determine the course of action needed to relieve your discomfort on this visit. We commonly perform extractions, surgical tooth removals, or fillings at your first appointment.  Exact treatment will depend on your specific situation, which can only be determined by seeing you at this appointment.

Dental Hygiene


Routine Teeth Cleaning or Prophy
Choose this option to get back on or to keep on track with your dental health routine.  Pick your time with our hygienist and call for questions!



Always custom and carefully constructed to give you a more youthful appearance and a comfort you can enjoy for years to come. After thousands of completed cases, I know the value of tailoring every sngle set to the specific needs and requirements that make you different from the next person.

Teeth Whitening


Professional Strength

Prescription Only  

Teeth Whitening
Get the smile you always dreamed of!


Procedures Offered

  • Composite Fillings

  • Dental Bonding

  • Dental Bridge

  • Dental Crown

  • Dental Implant

  • Denture Repair

  • Lower Dentures

  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Restoration of Dental Implants

  • Root Canal

  • Root Planing

  • Simple Tooth Extractions

  • Teeth Extraction

  • Teeth Scaling

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning

  • Upper Dentures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings

  • Bite Adjustment

  • Cancer Screening

  • Composite Fillings

  • Cosmetic Procedure

  • Crown Lengthening

  • Dental Bonding

  • Dental Bridge

  • Dental Cleaning

  • Dental Crown

  • Dental Examination

  • Dental Filling

  • Dental Hygiene Services

  • Dental Implant

  • Dental Inlays

  • Dental Onlay

  • Dental Procedure

  • Dental Prophylaxis

  • Dental Restoration

  • Dental Sealant

  • Dental Veneer

  • Dental X-Ray

  • Denture Repair

  • Dentures

  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)

  • Endodontic Treatment

  • Fluoride Treatment

  • Fluoride Varnish

  • Frenectomy

  • Gum Disease Treatment

  • Implant-Supported Bridge

  • Implant-Supported Crown

  • Implant-Supported Dentures

  • Lesion Removal

  • Local Anesthesia

  • Nightguard

  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction

  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment

  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment

  • Pediatric Dental Exam

  • Periodontal Exam

  • Physical Examination

  • Pocket Depth Measurement

  • Porcelain Bridge

  • Porcelain Crown

  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Post-Operative Care

  • Preseason Dental Exam

  • Restoration of Dental Implants

  • Root Canal

  • Root Planing

  • Simple Tooth Extractions

  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances

  • Snoring Prevention

  • Teeth Extraction

  • Teeth Polishing

  • Teeth Scaling

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording

  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment


About the Office

We know not everyone is excited to go to the dentist so we try our best to make you as comfortable as possible. We feel our office has a "homey" feel with a laid back and relaxed environment. We have confidential private rooms complete with TV's. Sit back and relax and enjoy your favorite movie on demand via Netflix.  Dr Carter considers himself a consultant more or less. He will give you his treatment recommendation but ultimately he knows it's your mouth and your money so you make the decisions. We do not bully or guilt you into a treatment you are not interested in.

We accept most PPO type dental plans and offer self-pay discounts to those without dental plans.  We also offer affordable monthly payment options to all patients.  To see your personalized financing options, simply click the button below for the 30-second application.  NO social security number or hard credit check is required for pre-approval.

About the Dentist

Derrick Carter, D.M.D., a Jacksonville, FL native, graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1984.  He opened his Macclenny practice in 2003 and works with all ages (3-103).  He handles all types of dentistry; from simple fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures/partials to implants and oral surgery, with an emphasis on making smiles pretty and white (cosmetic dentistry). Dr Carter and his wife of 43 years, Judy, have lived in Baker County since 1995. They have 5 children; Matthew who is a musician, Donnie proudly served in the United States Air Force and the U.S. Coast Guard, Jonathan also currently serves in the U.S. Air Force and last but not least, twins Anna and Nathan (21). Nathan is already proving to be computer wiz and Anna loves to sing and playing the piano and is currently enrolled in pre-medical studies at the University of Florida. The Carter's enjoy nature and have a vacation home in the mountains of West Virginia. They also enjoy traveling and site-seeing.

About Us
Our Services


Years of Experience


Smiling  Clients


Master Certifications


Happy Staff


"Staff were friendly and helpful, as well as Dr. , all were very professional and did great work ."

"Unlike any other dentist I have ever been to. I'm telling every to try him!"

"Dr. Carter and his staff cares about their patients and are willing to go beyond the norm and take care of the needs."

"Always a good experience. First time having fillings without numbing, very little pain. Way less than with novacaine."

"I'm so excited about my smile. I smile all the time with my new crowns and veneers."

"The staff is caring and considerate of each patients' needs and has always taken excellent care of my dental health."

"Dr. Carter and his entire staff offer AWESOME dental care at an affordable price. The time Dr. Carter spends with his patients is more than I have ever experienced. Macclenny Family Dental is the place for your dental needs in Baker County."

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Our Address

571 S Sixth Street

Macclenny, FL  32063 \\ Tel: 904-653-3333 

Opening Hours


Tuesday – Thursday 10AM – 4PM

Friday - Monday    Closed


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