Dr. Carlos Medina graduated from the University of Puerto Rico in 2001 and moved to Florida to achieve his dream of owning his own dental practice. He acquired Deland Dental in December of 2002 and has been providing his excellent dental services to the residents of Deland and Volusia county ever since.
Dr. Medina performs all general dentistry procedures but finds cosmetic and surgical procedures to be his most rewarding work. He received his Dental Implant certification in 2007 and has placed hundreds of implants successfully to date. He received his Invisalign certification in 2007 and has helped many patients improve their beautiful smiles with perfectly straight teeth. Dr. Medina has been Cerec (same-day crown) certified since 2007 and has been making many hundreds of crowns for happy and satisfied patients.
Dr. Medina has many interests he enjoys doing in his free time. As an avid skydiver, he bought the practice in 2002 originally for its proximity to the Deland drop zone and enjoyed skydiving during his lunch breaks. In 2007, he won the Sportsman Division of the Skip Barber Regional Championship along with the Rookie of the Year during the Skip Barber racing series.
He enjoys visiting Utah during the winter seasons where he is an expert-level snowboarder and has even gone heli-snowboarding on Cardiac Ridge. Dr. Medina most recently fulfilled his lifelong dream to become a pilot and obtained his private pilot’s certification in July of 2013.
Dr. Medina loves to visit Disney World, other theme parks and enjoy everything that central Florida has to offer.