Richard J. Carrara, D.M.D.

Dentist in Morristown, NJ: Meet Dr. Carrara

Morristown NJ Dentist, Dr. Richard J. Carrara

Dr. Carrara has been named a Top Dentist by NJ Top Dentists in New Jersey since 2003.

Award badge: NJ Top Dentist 2021 - Morristown

Dr. Richard Carrara is a native of New Jersey, growing up in West Caldwell. A graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Dr. Carrara earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1989.

Prior to attending the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Dr. Carrara received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Drew University followed by a Masters degree, also in Biology, from Montclair State University.

In 1990 Dr. Carrara teamed up with Dental School classmate and friend, Dr. Corsello, and together they created Morristown Dental Associates.

At Morristown Dental Associates you are intensely aware that you are being treated in a state-of-the-art facility by a team of professionals, whose focus is providing uncompromising care in an unparalleled setting.

Dr. Carrara believes that one must continually strive to be the best in their chosen field and this requires a commitment to continuing education. He subscribes to the old adage that a good doctor never stops being a good student.

He demands compassion and excellence in himself and in his team and treats people as he would like to be treated. Dr. Carrara has built his reputation on getting to know his patients, carefully listening to their concerns, and then explaining in detail what procedures would be best for their needs.

His special clinical interests include complete dentition reconstruction, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Carrara and his wife, Julia, were married two months after his graduation from Dental School. The proud parents of 4 sons, their family resides in Chester, NJ.

In his spare time, Dr. Carrara enjoys spending time with his family, photography, cars, water sports at the beach and hiking with his wife and their  Rhodesian Ridgeback dog.

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B.A. Drew University 1983
M.A. Montclair State University 1985
D.M.D. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey 1989