About Us

A Beautiful Practice For All Your Dental Needs

where we came from

our story

After graduating with honors from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Dr. Carla Daugherty went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. After completing a one-year General Practice Residency at Meharry, Dr. Daugherty returned to her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri and began her general dentistry practice. She is currently licensed to practice dentistry in both Missouri and Illinois.

Dr. Daugherty and our certified team of expert dental assistants and lab technicians are fully trained in a wide range of treatment options and professional competencies:

  • General Dentistry
  • Fillings
  • Professional Teeth Cleaning
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Oral Surgery
  • Extractions
  • Dental Implants
  • Bonding
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Orthodontics
  • Dental Restorations
  • Full and Partial Dentures
  • Cosmetic Dental Makeover
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Periodontal (Gum) Therapy

what we stand for

our values

We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality dental care available. It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. For this reason, our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for considering our practice for your dental care.
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Choosing the Best Dentist in Florissant, Missouri

Vision. Experience. A commitment to superior dental care. Isn’t that what you should look for in a dentist? At Florissant Dental Care, we are proud to provide our patients with a state-of-the-art dental facility that always focuses on our patient’s overall dental health. From cleanings to fluoride treatments, to fillings, root canals, dentures, veneers, and implants, we offer a wide range of general dentistry services for the entire family, as well as restorative care, cosmetic treatments, and teeth whitening. We also provide orthodontic services including clear and metal braces for both adults and children.

the finest dental care

Innovation and Comfortable Surroundings

We use the most innovative and up-to-date dental equipment and instruments, specialty dental products and accessories available, so that you know you’re getting the finest dental care possible. There are reasons why we are considered one of the best dentists in Florissant, Missouri.

We are proud to offer a friendly, relaxed atmosphere staffed with people who are committed to making the dental care experience less painful. For nervous patients, we thoroughly explain our procedures and provide an environment that fosters calm, professionalism, and expertise. At Florissant Dental Care we always pride ourselves on creating a setting for even the most skittish of dental patients.

We encourage our team members to engage in friendly, yet informative and collaborative communication with dental patients, along with chairside manners that provide a stress-free and relaxing visit. Additionally, our office surpasses all OSHA and CDC standards in every operatory and reception area during this time of COVID to ensure your safety while you’re here.

Total Commitment to Quality Dentistry
Our dentist and caring staff understand that our job—our only job—is to make our patients feel comfortable, confident, and calm, while solving your dental issues.

Dr. Dougherty, our dental hygienists, our front desk and support staff are here to provide you with convenient appointment schedules, and quality comprehensive dental care ranging from general dental needs to cleanings, fillings, and oral exams, to cosmetic and full rehabilitation care, like dental bridges, dental braces, TMJ treatment, gum disease treatments, root canals, and veneers. And we’re always happy to answer any questions you might have about any procedures, because we understand the value of your complete understanding of your treatment.

Patients always come first

Our Goal

Working together to refine this dental practice over the years, we know what it takes to generate a feeling of confidence in our patients. From the comfort and calmness of our waiting room, to practice room cleanliness, to the practiced dental procedures, right on down to the smallest dental instruments. Everything has been examined, tested, and judged up to our standards.

We’ve always held our dental team to a higher standard. We’ve never allowed our practice to be acquired by a corporate dentistry conglomerate, turning patients into dollar signs and we’ve never lost sight of our #1 goal: Patients always come first.


If you would like to make an appointment, please contact our office by phone or email.. Our office facilitates communications and emergency calls and appointments are available and welcome, especially for new patients seeking help.


We will be more than happy to submit all insurance forms for you and help you recover the most from your benefits. We will do everything we can to help you afford the treatment you need and want. For patients who require major work, a complete payment plan is designed with an appropriate payment schedule. Forms of payment accepted by the office are check, cash, or any major credit card.


If you are unable to keep an appointment, we ask that you kindly provide us with at least 24 hours notice. We ask for this advance notice so that we can offer this appointment to another patient. A fee may be charged if a patient does not show up for an appointment without sufficient notice.