Dr. Mark Olsen grew up in Brigham City, UT and earned his BS in Psychology from Brigham Young University. Dr. Olsen then completed his DDS degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry where he also received the award for Special Needs Dentistry. He then completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Dr. Olsen served as a general dentist for four years at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, where he treated military members and their families. He then decided to narrow his focus to pediatrics and moved with his family back to the United States for a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio. After his residency, Dr. Olsen and his family moved all the way to Misawa Air Base, Japan where he worked for three years as the sole pediatric dentist, providing dental care to children of Air Force and Navy families. Dr. Olsen is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Olsen and his wife Ashley are the parents of four daughters. They love traveling and enjoy being outdoors looking for adventures, and they are excited to be a part of the Treasure Valley community.