Emanouela Carlson


Personal Biography

Dr. Carlson was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and grew up on three continents; she spent her early childhood living in Europe and Asia and her late teens in North America. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree, she worked full-time as a patient advocate, where she balanced diverse interests and needs and helped a community navigate a complex and varied healthcare system. This experience nurtured a highly-developed sense of personal and professional ethics that inspired her interest in dentistry. She is an assistant professor in the Division of Endodontics and Surgical Dentistry at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Her personal interests include traveling, car racing, fashion, and photography, as well as spending time with friends and family.

Specialty Certificate



University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine; Aurora, CO


University of Colorado at Denver; Denver, CO

Residency/Endodontic Specialty Certificate

Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine; Boston, MA


“I am a skilled, gentle, and compassionate clinician whose soft-spoken and caring manner helps to put my patients at ease in the dental chair. I value my patients’ trust and recognize my professional responsibility when providing care. Communicating clear expectations about all aspects of endodontic treatment is paramount to my approach.”

Professional Association

American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Metro Denver Dental Society

Volunteer Experience

Global Dental Relief, 9Health Fair, Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation, MaxFund Animal Adoption Center, The Urban Farm, Denver Urban Gardens, Denver Community Beautification Projects