Dr. John E. Carder, DDS


Dr. John E. Carder

Dr. Carder has been a resident and practicing dentist in State College since 1976. Along with his wife, Debbie, they actively support numerous agencies and organizations throughout the Centre region and are grateful to live in an area that so strongly recognizes the importance of community involvement and philanthropy.

Dr. Carder and his staff are constantly updating their knowledge of the latest and most cutting edge dental procedures through hands-on training and continuing education. In addition to the numerous courses they complete nationally, they attend many local seminars throughout each year.


American Dental Association (ADA)1974 - present
Pennsylvania Delegate to the AnnualSession—1988
Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA)1974 – present
Member, Government Relations Committee
Delegate to the Annual Session1984 - 1992
Seventh District Dental Society1982 – present
Treasurer1984 - 1988
President (two terms)1989 – 1993
Centre Dental SocietyCurrent
American Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)Current
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)Current
American Academy of Sleep Dentistry (AASD)Current
International College of Craniomandibular DisordersCurrent


Central Pennsylvania Highest Achievement Quality Award2001
Awarded by: Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County
Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA)1987 and 1994
Presidential Citation Award – for outstanding contributions and dedicated service to the public and the profession of Dentistry


Clemson University1965 - 1969
Clemson, South Carolina
Bachelor of Science – Pre-Dentistry
Clemson University1969 - 1970
Clemson, South Carolina
Graduate Program – Zoology
Temple University School of Dentistry1970 - 1974
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)


United States Army Dental Corps1974 – 1976
Rank: Captain
Tour of duties: Camp Page, South Korea and Fort Meade, Maryland
Private Dental Practice1976 – present
John E. Carder DDS, Ltd.
180 Regent Court, Suite 100
State College, Pennsylvania
814-234-4110 New Patients


State College Presbyterian Church
Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
State College Rotary
The Nittany Valley Symphony
Guild Member
Pennsylvania Centre Stage – Pennsylvania State University
Board Member
Centre Count Community Medical Center ( Mount Nittany Medical Center)
Charity Ball Committee
Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art – Pennsylvania State University
Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County


L.D. Pankey Institute
Continuum Levels 1 – 3
LVI Esthetic Dentistry Continuum
Advanced Dental Studies
Practical Occlusion Mastery
Occlusion II
Mastering Mandibular and Myocentric Positioning
Neuromuscular Dentures
Baylor College of Dentistry
Total Esthetics
Louisiana State University Continuum I - III
Cosmetic Dentistry
Center of Esthetic Excellence
Anterior and Posterior Ceramic Restorations
Implant Innovations, Inc.
Synergy Training Program
Straight Wire Orthodontics Studies
TMJ and Neuromuscular Occlusions
Myotronics K6-1 Evaluation System
Case Finishing and Occlusal Stability
Advanced Scan Interpretation
ASI: Clinical applications


Pennsylvania Dental License1974 – present
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