Dr. Laura Olsen Taylor was raised in Mooresville, North Carolina, and graduated as Salutatorian from Lake Normal High School in 2005. She attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington for vocal performance with a minor in chemistry and graduated summa cum laude in 2009. She spent time studying at Ulm Universitat in Ulm, Germany, and attended UNC Charlotte for her post-baccalaureate work. She performed as a soloist with the Wilmington Symphony, toured with a chorale in Europe, and is currently a member of the Davidson Choral Arts Society and a regular cantor at St. Therese. She attended dental school at Case Western Reserve University, graduating with her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 2014. She has practiced dentistry in the Mooresville area since that time and took over Olsen Taylor General Dentistry from her parents in June 2016. As a dentist her goal is to help her patients achieve and maintain good oral health through treatment plans that meet their individual needs.
Dr. Taylor has a great passion for learning and is a lifelong student. She is committed to continued education to raise the standard of care in her practice and in her community, and she actively seeks out continuing education courses to advance her knowledge and skillset. Dr. Taylor has received advanced training in the Turbyfill Denture technique and advanced comprehensive and full-mouth reconstruction training through Dawson Academy. Dr. Taylor is a scholar and alumni of the Dawson Academy, having completed the core curriculum through their program. She is also the study club leader for the Dawson Academy in the northwest part of North Carolina. She is a member of the American Dental Association®, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Charlotte Area Study Club and the Seattle Study Club.
Dr. Taylor and her husband, Cameron, have been married since 2011. They have two sons, Liam and Colin, and four rescue cats — Zetti, Bella, Cosette and Izzy. Outside of the office, her hobbies include classical music, playing piano and musical theater. She also loves hiking and camping in the mountains with her husband and sons, water skiing with her father and kayaking with her mother.