David D. Olson, DDS, MS, PA Raleigh - (919) 845-8212
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Dr. David D. Olson, DDS, MS


Dr. David D. Olson, DDS, MS, grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina where he attended Underwood Elementary School, West Millbrook Middle School, and Millbrook High School. He went on to college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with a BS in Biology. In 1999 he graduated from the UNC School of Dentistry. Dr. Dave then completed three additional years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry and received a masters degree in dental public health at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, as well as the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, and the Center for Disabilities and Development. He maintains an active affiliation with the UNC School of Dentistry as an

Adjunct Assistant Professor and with the University of Iowa College of Dentistry as a guest lecturer. Dr. Dave is also a member of the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Raleigh/Wake County Dental Society. In 2006, Dr. Dave achieved Diplomate status as a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Residency University of Iowa College of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry Iowa City, IA July 1999 – July 2002 Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry awarded July 2002

University of Iowa College of Dentistry Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry Iowa City, IA July 1999 – June 2002 Masters of Science Degree in Dental Public Health awarded June 2002

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, NC August 1995 – May 1999 D.D.S. Degree awarded May 1999

HONORS AND AWARDS

· 2005 Matsco Dental Office Design Competition- Recognition of Excellence

· 2002 DPH Graduate Research Award

· 2002 OMNII Graduate Research Award

· 1999 American Society of Dentistry for Children Award

· 1998 Pierre Fauchard Academic Scholarship Award

· 1998 International College of Dentists Award: Research Award

· 1998 Dr. Ronald Strauss Community and International Award

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

· Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

· Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

· International College of Dentists

· North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

· American Dental Association

· North Carolina Dental Society

· Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society

· Wake County Pediatric Dental Study Club

· Psi Omega Dental Fraternity

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

· Clinic treating children and young adults with Medicaid/Health choice

· Indian Health Services Dental Clinics – Arizona and Wyoming

· Public Health Dental Clinics – Des Moines and Davenport, Iowa

· Undergraduate Clinic Dental Attending

· Treatment of children in the operating room under general anesthesia

· Treatment of children utilizing conscious sedation medication

· Treatment of patients with special needs at the Center for Disabilities and Development

· Preventive Orthodontic Clinic

· University of Iowa Cleft Lip/Palate Team

· General Anesthesia Rotation

· Chief Resident – Department of Pediatric Dentistry

RESEARCH/PRESENTATIONS

· Effects of 1% Chlorhexidine Gel on the Suppression of Streptococcus mutans in Head Start Children (Master’s Thesis) – AAPD Omnii Award Presentation 2002

· Validating an Instrument Designed to Justify Treatment Under General Anesthesia – AAPD Annual Session 2001

· Needs Assessment for the University of Iowa Married Student Housing – AAPD Annual Session 2000

· Effect of 10% Carbamide Peroxide on Enamel Protein Content – Research and Review Day 1998 and Table Clinic Day 1998.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

· State Licensure North Carolina State Dental Board

· 1999-present PALS Certified – Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course.

· 1995-present BLS Certified – Successful completion of Basic Life Support Course.

· American Board of Pediatric Dentistry – Diplomate

· 2003-present Active Medical Staff- WakeMed Raleigh, NC