Carrie Baldwin, DMD, MD
Meet Dr. Baldwin
Dr. Carrie Baldwin was raised in Port Huron, Michigan and earned her bachelor of science degree (B.S.) in biology from the University of Michigan. She received her dental degree (D.M.D.) from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2009, and was also awarded the Outstanding Student Leader Award by the International College of Dentists Leadership Award and by the American College of Dentists, for ”outstanding leadership, scholastic performance, and potential for impact on the profession of dentistry.”
While in Boston, Dr. Baldwin spent two years as the co-director of the Bridge Over Troubled Waters dental clinic, which provided free dental care to runaway and homeless teens. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Baldwin spent several months as a volunteer dentist in Peru and Honduras, providing dental care to under-served populations. Having the knowledge and skills to help those in need of oral surgery is what inspired her to pursue a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS), and she remains dedicated to this cause.
Dr. Baldwin spent six years at the University of North Carolina, where she obtained her medical degree (M.D.) and completed a one year surgical internship in General Surgery. She also received her certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of North Carolina, which is one of the most respected OMS residency programs in the country. Her training focused on treating oral and maxillofacial pathology, craniofacial abnormalities, and oral and maxillofacial trauma. She is also well-trained in anesthesia, surgical extractions & exposures, bone grafting, TMJ, orthognathic, and implant surgery. She served as chief resident during her final year in at UNC and she participated in dental and oral surgery research throughout her undergraduate, dental school, and residency years. Her research has been published and presented at numerous conferences and meetings.
Dr. Baldwin is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is actively involved in local organizations committed to the advancement of dentistry. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Contra Costa Dental Society as the central county district representative and on the Board of Directors for California CareForce, which provides free medical and dental care to uninsured people in California. She has also enjoyed volunteering as an oral surgeon for California CareForce and Placer Veterans Stand Down clinics.
She is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, California Dental Association, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, California Medical Association, Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, and American Medical Association. She is also a member of the John Muir Medical Center trauma service that treats patients in the community with urgent oral and maxillofacial surgical needs. Dr. Baldwin, her partners, and their staff are expertly trained, experienced, and unwaveringly committed to providing safe and personalized oral and maxillofacial surgery tailored to each patient’s individual needs.