385-233-9823 385 W Center St
Orem, UT 84057

Our Practice

At Gentle Dental Arts, we are dedicated to provide you with an exceptional dental experience. Our friendly dental team is highly skilled and professional, and they work hard to provide you with the highest level of dental care. We invite you to call or visit our dental office in Orem, Utah, today to learn more about us and to schedule your visit with Dr. Alexander Larsen and Dr. Pearce Ollar, our experienced Orem dentists. We look forward to getting to know you!

Orem Dentist Office

Meet the Docs

Orem Dentist

Alexander Larsen, DDS

Dr. Alexander Larsen spent the early years of his life on his family's dairy farm in Preston, Idaho, and graduated from Preston High School. After serving an LDS mission to South Africa, he received a bachelor's degree from Utah State University, majoring in English. Dr. Larsen graduated from the University of Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California, in 1978. The next three years took him to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, where he served as a captain in the Army Dental Corps. Dr. Larsen started his private dental practice in Provo, Utah, in 1981. Since that time, his appreciation for dentistry has grown as he has served as the president of the Provo District Dental Society and the Utah Dental Association. He currently serves as an examiner for the Western Regional Examining Board, and he previously served on the Utah State Dentist/Dental Hygienist Licensing Board. Dr. Larsen also taught at Roseman University of Health Sciences at the College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Alexander Larsen is a Dentist serving the Orem area for more than 35 years. Dr. Larsen is experienced in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Crowns & Bridges. He is also a professional member of the Utah Dental Association, the International College of Dentists , Provo District Dental Society. Utah Dentist/Dental Hygienist Licensing Board Member and Chair, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy and Western Regional Examining Board Examiner


President, Provo District Dental Society - 1996

President, Utah Dental Association - 2003

Member and Chair ( 3 years,) Utah Dentist/Dental Hygienist Licensing Board - 2004-2012

Grading Examiner, Western Regional Examining Board for dental licensure - 2005-present

Orem Dentist

Trevon Galbraith, DDS

Dr. Galbraith is a native of Springville UT. He learned Spanish in the mountains of Guatemala while serving an LDS mission where he learned to love the mayan and latino culture. He received a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology at Brigham Young University where he achieved a 4.0 GPA and spent two years doing research on a treatment for bacterial infections. Dr. Galbraith earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Utah where he received awards for Excellence in Fixed Prosthodontics, Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry, Excellence in Removable Prosthodontics, and participated in research studying the polymerization shrinkage of dental resin.

Dr. Galbraith is passionate about providing his patients with high quality, aesthetically pleasing, dental restorative outcomes. He always performs dental treatment with high powered loupes, which enhances his ability to pay precise attention to detail. Dr Galbraith focuses on delivering painless injections.

After living in various parts of the country, Dr. Galbraith has decided to make Utah his home. He loves rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, hiking, tennis, and simply being outdoors.

Meet the Team

office manager

Whitney Larsen – Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Whitney grew up in Tempe, Arizona. Like many Utah County residents, she came to Utah as a student, liked what she saw and experienced, and stayed after graduating from Brigham Young University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and achieved a 4.0 GPA. Whitney began working in our office as a dental assistant in November of 2001. She was accepted to the dental hygiene program at Utah Valley State College and graduated as the valedictorian of the College of Health Sciences. Whitney now works as our full-time dental hygienist. She resides in Provo with her husband, Kelly, who is Dr. Larsen’s son. Together, they have four boys. In her spare time, Whitney enjoys movies, reading, and traveling.


Nicole Ernst – Dental Hygienist

Nicole grew up in Washington State. At the age of 10 she loved going to the dentist and decided to be a dental hygienist. She attended both BYU and Weber State getting her Dental Hygiene license and Bachelor's of Health Science. Nicole became our part-time hygienist in March of 2002. Nicole and her husband Corey reside in American Fork where they are raising their 6 children. Nicole enjoys good conversations, playing tennis, road trips and gardening.


Lindsay Longmore – Dental Hygienist

Lindsay grew up in Centerville, Utah. She started her college education off at Brigham Young University, from which she applied to Utah Valley University’s competitive dental hygiene program. She was one of fourteen people accepted into the program that year. She graduated in May of 2017 after passing her national and regional dental hygiene board examinations. She is excited to begin her career with Gentle Dental Arts. In her spare time, Lindsay loves doing ballet, singing, playing the piano and guitar, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Dental Assistant

Ashley Mitchell – Dental Assistant

Ashley was born and raised in Utah Valley. In 2003, she completed a course in dental assisting and continued her education at Utah Valley University. In 2005, she married her best friend, Jared. Together, they have two children and love almost every minute of parenthood. She enjoys camping, reading, and letting her boys teach her how to ride a Ripstick. Ashely joined the Gentle Dental Arts team in 2015.

Dental Assistant

Chelsea Lindsay – Front Desk - Dental Assistant

Chelsea was born and raised in Highlands Ranch , Colorado. She then moved to Idaho to attend BYU Idaho in 2020 and then served her full time mission in Seattle Washington as well as Scottsdale Arizona for the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. Shortly after coming home she married her husband, Ryan who is currently attending BYU in hopes to go to dental school after. Chelsea loves to go hiking, running, camping and spending time with her friends and family.

Dental Assistant

Brooklyn Jenson – Front Desk - Dental Assistant

Brooklyn was born and raised in Vernal, Utah. She grew up raising sheep and working with cattle. After graduating Uintah High School she attended Utah State University before serving a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Vancouver, Washington. After returning home she spent a summer as an FSY counselor. Brooklyn loves working with youth, helping animals, soccer, camping, and spending her time with friends and family.

Gentle Dental Arts
385 W Center St
Orem, UT 84057
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