Dr. Carlough's practice philosophy is to provide excellent personalized orthodontic treatment to children and adults in a comfortable, affordable, and timely manner. He enjoys watching smiles, faces, and personalities change throughout treatment. He's very proud that it is said, “You can recognize a Dr. C smile anywhere.” Dr. Carlough is very thankful for the lasting friendships that he has established with his patients and their families.
Education and Experience
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, OH, Dr. Carlough was awarded his Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Master of Science in Dentistry from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed an internship at Western Pennsylvania’s Cleft Palate Center and studied at the Center for Head, Face, and Neck Pain.
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Carlough was awarded Instructor of the Year for Orthodontic Teaching by the University of Pittsburgh in 1979, and was recently voted Best Orthodontist in New Haven County. For the past several years he has been voted one of the Top Orthodontists in the state by his peers according to Connecticut Magazine. He is a member of Omicron Dental Kappa National Leadership Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and Delta Sigma Delta Professional Dental Fraternity.
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Connecticut State Orthodontic Society
- Connecticut State Society of Orthodontists, President
- Connecticut State Dental Society, Delegate
- Northeastern Society of Orthodontics, Delegate
- Shoreline Dental Society, Past President
- Seattle Study Club
- River Valley Study Club, Founder/Advisor
Outside the Office
Raising three sons Jason, Garrett, and Chadwick, Dr. C has lived and been practicing on the Shoreline since 1979. He enjoys playing golf, snow skiing, scuba diving, boating, and model ship building. He has spent many years in youth sports coaching Little League baseball, basketball, and soccer. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Junior/Senior Golf Society, and is a member of the Connecticut Golf Association and a committee member of the First Tee, which makes golf available to underprivileged children. He is also a current member of the Lions Club, the Elks Club, and the Chamber of Commerce.