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 in 1996 and the Utah Dental Association in 2002. 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. Larsen is the father of three children. His oldest son, Christian, lives in Orange County, California with his wife, Ashley, and their four children, Ava, Shea, Zane, and Vaughn. Dr. Larsen’s second oldest son, Kelly, lives in Provo with his wife, Whitney, and their four sons, Gunnar, Jett, Bram, and Weston. His daughter, Maren, lives in Provo with her husband and three children, Will, Brynn, and Kace. Some of Dr. Larsen’s interests are boating, raising horses, and riding motorcycles.
Meet Our Team
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. Travis W. Storey, our experienced dentists. We look forward to getting to know you!
Whitney Larsen – 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. She graduated from Weber State University with a bachelor’s degree in health science, earning a 4.0 GPA. Nicole became our part-time dental hygienist in March of 2002. Nicole and her husband, Cory, have five children! She and her family reside in American Fork. Nicole enjoys scrapbooking, playing racquetball, and gardening.
Jennifer Holiday – Office Manager
Jennifer was born in California and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She attended Elite Progressive School of Cosmetology in 2005, after which she enjoyed several years of doing makeup in the fashion industry before deciding to change her direction in the health care industry. Jennifer is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in public health management. After serving an LDS mission in Fort Worth, Texas, she married her best friend, Adam Duncan, in 2014. Jennifer joined the Gentle Dental Arts team as our office manager in 2015.
Jennifer enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and developing random talents such as balloon artistry. Jennifer also enjoys volunteering in the community with projects that empower women through health education and building self-confidence.
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.
Madi White – Dental Assistant
Madi was born and raised in Provo, Utah. She attended Timpview high school and shortly after graduating, joined our team as a dental assistant in the summer of 2016. She hopes to attend school to obtain a business degree so she can start a non -profit organization in third-world countries working with special needs kids.
On the weekends Madi enjoys rock climbing, camping and hiking with friends and family.
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.