Carl J. Metz, D.D.S.

Dr. Metz is originally from North Platte, Nebraska. He received his B.S. in Human Biology from Chadron State College, and his D.D.S. from the University of Nebraska’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Metz is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Arizona Dental Association. He enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family, and Husker football.

1979

Margaret Metz was at a dental appointment when her unborn son kicks for the first time.

1980

Carl J. Metz born March 26, 1980 in North Platte, NE eagerly anticipating his first tooth.

1994

Interested in art, design, and science, Carl Metz attended the 8th grade Health and Science Camp at Creighton University. It was at this camp that he drilled and filled his first tooth (don’t worry it was a mannequin). The instructor stating that he “Drilled the best tooth he’d seen all day”, Metz was hooked.

1998-2005

Dr. Metz Applied for a Pre-Dental Scholarship and was 1 of 2 awarded with the honor that year. He would go on to receive his B.S. in Human Biology from Chadron State College, and his D.D.S. from the University of Nebraska’s College of Dentistry.

2005

In June of 2005, Dr. Metz searched for opportunities and a warmer climate. His research lead to Phoenix, AZ as his number one choice. He became an associate in Sun City and began his Professional Career in Dentistry.

2010

In a down economy he was forced to file chapter 7 but bounced back determined to achieve what he set out to do as a child. In June of 2010 Dr. Metz refocused, rebranded, and opened Vibrant Dentistry.

2011

In 2011 Dr. Metz joined the Scheduling Institute, a program that empowers Dentists to take control of their practice and put the patient first.

2012-2014

June 2012, Dr. Metz and his team were awarded the Scheduling Institute’s highest national prize... a Lamborghini Gallardo and membership at the highest level. He would go on to sell the Lambo and reinvest the money back into the business; still determined to give his patients the best experience in Healthcare. He also used some of the proceeds to purchase a Mini Cooper Convertible which was given away to a patient at the 2014 Patient Appreciation Event. Vibrant Dentistry participates in the Arizona Mission of Mercy and has also hosted three Dentistry From The Heart Charity Events which includes offering free fillings, cleanings, and extractions to those in need.

2016

July 2016, Dr. Metz and his team were selected as a PHOENIX Magazine Top Dentist in two categories: General Dentist and Cosmetic Dentist. Every spring, PHOENIX Magazine mails Top Dentists Surveys to the full population of practicing dentists in the valley. The survey asks them to write the names of three dentists whom they deem to be the best in each of nine specialties. The top vote-getters in each category are awarded the PHOENIX Magazine Top Dentist distinction. There are over 2,700 dentists in the Valley and only 38 General Dentists and 22 Cosmetic Dentists were awarded the honor. Dr. Metz and his team are humbled and grateful for the recognition from their peers and look forward to continuing to serve their patients at the highest level.

The Future

One of Arizona’s Fastest growing dental practices, Vibrant Dentistry has more than doubled in size. Dr. Metz and his team have set out to be the best Dental Practice in Arizona with the best team and the best patients. Their future focus is on a continued community impact through employing over 100 individuals, hosting dental events for those in need, and opening a Health Science Camp to encourage children to enter the dental profession.