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Dr. Daniel J. Carlon Sr.

Dr. Carlon received his B.S. in Biology, maga cum laude, from Boston College.  He graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, 3 years later.  After a tour as a dental officer in the U.S. Army, Dr. Carlon completed the specialized endodontic residency program at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Carlon is honored to be a clinical professor in the endodontic department at Georgia Regents University, and he is on the surgical staff of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. He is married to Dr. Becky Carlon.  They have 2 children, Dr. Dan Carlon Jr. who is his partner and Dr. Christen Carlon who is in practice with his wife.


When not at work, you can find Dr. Carlon on the road running, as he trains for half and full marathons.



Dr. Daniel J. Carlon Jr.


Dr. Carlon Jr. was born and raised right here in Albany.  He graduated from Deerfield Windsor School in 2005.  In 2009, Dr. Carlon, graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  While at Emory, Dan was an active officer of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity.  Four years later, he graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dental Medicine (now Augusta University).  While at MCG, Dr. Carlon received the prestigious OKU honor society award.  Upon graduation, he entered the endodontic residency program at MCG where he performed the most surgical and clinical cases in the history of the program.  He was the first resident to present two original published research papers at the American Association of Endodontists annual meeting.  Additionally, having already passed the written portion, he is in the final process of board certification.  


In his spare time, you can find Dr. Carlon at the gym, training for triathlons, but mostly taking care of his new golden retreiver pup Maverick!




Kimberly Dixon

Kimberly Dixon was raised here in south Georgia, graduating from Dougherty County High School.  She has been married for 20 years and has three children, a daughter and two sons.  In her free time, she enjoys taking trips to the beach, reading, and spending time with her family.


After graduating from highschool, Kimberly completed the dental assisting program at Albany Technical College, at which point we recognized her enthusiasm and passion for the field, and hired her.  She has also graduated from the Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants program. Her first six years were spent as a chariside assistant.  She then moved to the front office and became the face of our practice, cheerfully greeting all patients and putting them at ease when they come through the door.  In her 22 years of working at this practice, she has seen and done it all, and we look forward to another 22 years of her expertise at Carlon Endodontics.




Kristie Dunkley

Originally from Mississippi, Kristie moved to Albany and graduated from Lee County High School in 1993.  She has two children with her husband of 18 years, and when she's not at work, her hobbies include shopping and cooking up one of her sweet delights!


Kristie has completed the nursing program at Darton College and received her diploma in dental assisting and radiology from Albany Technical College in 1995.  In addition, she has graduated the Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants programs endorsed by the Georgia Dental Association. This allows her to administer the topical application of fluoride, place intraoral provisional restorations and sealants, and monitor the application of nitrous oxide among other duties.  Her knowledge and clinical skills acquired through this extensive training make her an indispensible part of Carlon Endodontics.     





Tonya Grimsley

Born right here in Albany, Georgia, Tonya Grimsely is a graduate of Lee County High School.  She now lives in Leesburg with her husband and 3 children, Makayla, Mikey, and Gracie, and 2 step-children, Noah and Addy.  Her hobbies include spending time with her family, perusing yard sales for hidden treasures, and baking.  We especially love it when she decides to share some of her culinary delights!  


Tonya received her training in Perry, Georgia, graduating in 2010 from the dental assisting program there.  She worked for a general dentist for three years before joining our team in 2013.  Her efficiency, drive, and desire to help each patient form the cornerstone upon which Carlon Endodontics operates.