dr taylorColleen P. Taylor, DMD

Dr. Colleen P. Taylor has been practicing in our area for over 30 years! As an undergraduate, Dr. Taylor attended the University of Utah and Weber State University before attending the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry and graduating in 1990. She takes every opportunity she can to continue her education and completes over 30 credits of schooling per year to keep her dental knowledge up to date.

Dr. Taylor has advanced training in pediatric dentistry and participated in a special residency at Primary Children’s Hospital for pediatric dentistry from 1990 to 1992. Because of her residency, Dr. Taylor holds hospital privileges and is qualified to provide more intensive pediatric dental care at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentists and is a member of the American Dental Association®, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, the American Society of Dentistry for Children and the Utah Dental Association. She is also a member of the South Davis Utah Dental Association, where she served as president in 1996 and has been a member of the Davis County Utah Board of Health for over 20 years, where she also served as president in 2005.

She is a faculty staff member at the University of Utah Dental School, where she lectures and mentors students in pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Taylor’s goal as a dentist is to be the best clinician she can be and make coming to the dentist a positive experience. She strives to motivate her patients to have good oral care and encourages young people to set their goals high. She endeavors to always be a good example of the profession to those around her.

She has served as a pediatric dentist ambassador to Russia, China and Cuba. Her family has also hosted foreign exchange students, and she has welcomed many students to shadow her work at Dental Care 4 Kids over the years.

Dr. Taylor has been married to her husband, Clark K. Taylor, Esq., for over 34 years, and together, they have three boys. Their youngest recently graduated high school and is now attending college. Their middle child is starting dental school, and their eldest graduated from dental school last year with special training.
Her hobbies include family activities and her job, which she loves!

Our Team
Our friendly team works hard to help your child feel at ease by being engaging and playful, which helps your child feel comfortable during their dental treatment. We enjoy serving our patients and helping them have the best dental experience possible. Our team has fluent Spanish speakers and is ready to answer any questions you have about our pediatric dentistry in Bountiful and Davis County, Utah. Call Dental Care 4 Kids today at 801-292-2828 to learn more and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Colleen P. Taylor.

RachelleRachelle Hadley
Rachelle joined our office in December 1999. She enjoys her job and the people on our team. She likes working with billing and contributes to our practice by managing the office and helping patients with their insurance.

Rachelle has been married since 1994 and has four children. Her hobbies include camping, four-wheeling, crafting and spending time with her family!

 


BenBenjamin Judd
Benjamin joined us in October 2018 and is currently working on his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah, striving toward dental school and hoping to eventually specialize in pediatrics. He loves working with the children and helping them feel comfortable and learn to take care of their teeth. He also loves our team and how we continually have tons of fun working together. Benjamin manages our social media accounts and all our scheduling, as well as assisting chairside when needed.

He has been married to his wife since 2018, and together, they have a 6-month-old daughter. He has a sister named Makayla, who also works with us! His favorite pastime is playing cards (such as the game “Hand and Foot”) and board games with family, as well as going to the movies.


MakaylaMakayla Judd
Makayla is currently attending Weber State University and joined our team in June 2019. She wants to go into dental care and specialize in pediatrics. Like many of our team members, Makayla loves working with kids and helping our orthodontic patients. She assists Dr. Taylor and helps prep patients for their treatments. She also contributes by helping restock and keep items organized, but more importantly, Makayla brings in yummy treats to keep up team morale!

When not at work, she loves reading, painting (water coloring and hand lettering), watching Marvel movies, baking, cooking and playing the ukulele!


KayleeKaylee Lythgoe
Kaylee is currently attending Salt Lake Community College, pursuing dental hygiene, and started with our team in June 2018. She loves interacting with the kids and their parents and helps to keep things going by organizing and ordering products.

Her hobbies include watching movies, oil painting, and playing card and board games. Her favorite food is pizza, favorite place to travel is Disneyland, and favorite movies are Mulan and Hercules.


EmilyEmily Perez
Emily started with us in 2016. What she loves best about working with us is that she gets to wear scrubs! She has a truly awesome mom, who has supported her through so much. Emily loves her niece and nephew and adores her dog, Mrs. Paisley Jane.

In her free time, Emily plays basketball with the Utah Special Olympics, is obsessed with shoes and plays the guitar. She loves music, and if she could, she would turn it on at every moment of the day.

Fun fact about Emily: She thinks there is more coffee in her veins than blood!


NicholasNicholas Guthrie
Nicholas joined our team as a dental assistant in July 2020 and likes his co-workers and the great atmosphere at our practice! He also has a good attitude while he is working.

Outside of the office, Nicholas loves to swim!


ChiemiChiemi Bernuy
Chiemi joined our practice in June 2017 and is currently attending school to complete her generals. She likes working with the kids and always tries to have a positive attitude and be willing to help in any way she can.

Chiemi loves learning new languages.


AshleeAshlee Hadley
Ashlee attended Woods Cross High School and joined our team in February 2020! As a chairside assistant, she is always ready and willing to assist our dentist and team in any way that she can to make our jobs easier. She loves having such a great boss and working with great people!

When she is not working, Ashlee enjoys swiming!


AndrewAndrew Bergquist
Andrew became part of our team in November 2018. He received his Bachelor of Science from Aurora University in 2018 and has recently been accepted into the University of Utah’s School of Dentistry. He likes working with our team to improve the oral health of our patients and enjoys seeing the difference we can make in their dental health. Andrew works hard to make every patient’s visit a fun one and makes sure they leave knowing what they need to do to improve their oral health.

In his spare time, Andrew enjoys hockey, skiing, weightlifting and reading. His favorite food is tacos, favorite color is green and favorite movie is The Dark Knight.

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