Dr. Olsen grew up in Denver and Grand Lake, Colorado and earned degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Colorado. He received his doctorate in dentistry from the University of Michigan in 1977. While there, he was also heavily involved with dental research, and following his graduation was invited to instruct senior dental students at the university, while also maintaining a private practice. In 1979, Dr. Olsen decided to return to Colorado and chose Littleton to establish his private practice. Dr. Olsen’s primary focus is on achieving excellence in dental health and wellness. To this end, he has been involved in clinical research with Colorado State University and has been among the vanguard of progressive dentists who employ the latest dental equipment and technology, including the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®). He routinely works with MDs, Chiropractors, Naturopaths, Acupuncturists and Nutritionists to help his patients attain optimum wellness. Dr. Olsen and his wife have two grown children and enjoy skiing, biking, hiking, performance driving and photography. Dr. Olsen currently holds several patents and/or patents pending.
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Karen- Dental Hygienist
Karen, a graduate of Sheridan College hygiene school in Sheridan, WY, is very proud of her 40 years of dental hygiene experience and has been with Dr. Olsen for 15 years. She loves to serve her patients by making them comfortable while working to improve not only their dental health, but also their overall health. She has been married for 32 years to a fabulous husband with whom she enjoys ballroom dancing, wonderful bicycle trips all over the country, and fishing by quiet lakes. She has an amazing son and adorable grandson that she spends time with as often as possible.
Melanie- Dental AssistantMelanie’s love for Dentistry came by total surprise to her- she says that dentistry chose her! She is very enthusiastic about whole body health and wellness and is an artist at heart. Melanie is blessed with a very kind, compassionate gentleman to spend her life with as well as three incredible children: a son who serves in the military, a son who is an aspiring baseball star, and a brilliant daughter who is her very best friend. She also has an amazing daughter-in-law and two beautiful grandchildren. As far as hobbies, she loves anything outdoors: camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, boating and summer night campfires on the lake with good friends!
Natalie- Dental AssistantNatalie graduated from the Colorado School for Dental Assisting in 2012 and has enjoyed working at Colorado Wellness Dentistry ever since then. She enjoys helping patients with their dental anxiety in the office as well as encouraging them on their personal journeys toward overall wellness. She cherishes the patient and staff relationships she has built over the years and is excited to see who she will have the pleasure of interacting with next. Natalie has a loving husband of two years as well as two precious daughters. When she is not at work, she enjoys playing the piano, cooking, swimming, camping, and playing volleyball.
Elaine- Practice AdministratorElaine received her B.A. from the University of Colorado with additional studies through the University of Michigan Graduate School Of Business Management. She has worked in industries as varied as nuclear power to communications, but found her calling in a 20+ year career as a practice administrator for medical practices before making the transition to dentistry. She enjoys practice administration because “every day is different” and she loves to evaluate and incorporate the multitude of changes and challenges for our practice in the ever-changing healthcare landscape. She has volunteered for the American Lung Association as well as the Humane Society. Additionally, her outside interests include travel, genealogy, Native American flute and the family fur-baby.
Jana- Patient CoordinatorJana was offered a job in 1992 to be trained as business assistant by a high-quality dentist in Aurora, CO. She was blessed to serve in that office over twenty years until that dentist retired. She has continued making a difference by joining this excellent office in 2013. She loves serving the patients, the staff, and Dr. Olsen. Her husband is truly a gentleman and has labored as minister of a church in Denver since 1976. Together they delight in their three daughters, three sons-in-law, and two grandchildren. Jana enjoys hosting motivational events for women, working in the yard, crocheting, road trips, public television, reading and piano playing.
Dr. Steven C. Olsen, located in Centennial, CO, is a Dentist who services patients from Greenwood Village, CO, Highlands Ranch, CO, and Aurora, CO. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!