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Robert P. Olson, Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Olson graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Prior to studying dentistry he attended California Lutheran University.

Dr. Olson has practiced in the bay area for over 30 years, and he is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and San Mateo County Dental Society (SMCDS). Dr. Olson has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes and seminars, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care.

Dr. Olson enjoys spending time with his family, including his eight grandchildren! He loves boating, skiing and being outdoors. He also makes time to take an annual trip to Yosemite.

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Dr. Courtin, Doctor of Dental Surgery

A bay area native, Dr. Courtin was raised in Foster City and attended San Mateo High School, where he was active in the theater program. He received his bachelors degree in biology and theater at UCLA. After graduating he returned to the bay area and worked in cancer research at UCSF before finding his calling in dentistry. He attended University of the Pacific dental school where he is now a member of the faculty as a preclinical instructor.

In his spare time, Dr. Courtin enjoys singing, snowboarding, and eating. His wife, Ashley, shares his passion for dentistry. She works as a dental hygienist in San Francisco. They first met while attending Bowditch Middle School in Foster City. They enjoy going to music festivals together.

During dental school Dr. Courtin lead mission trips to Jamaica, where his team provided much needed dental care to rural areas with no access to dentists. He is very passionate about giving back and is planning a dental mission trip to Mexico in May 2017.


Jenny, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenny is a graduate of Foothill College Dental Hygiene program and is a member of the California Dental Hygienists Association. Jenny enjoys shopping and spending time with her family. She loves Disneyland and has been every year since she was 2 years old!

Jennifer, Practice Manager

Jennifer has many years of administrative experience with a primary focus in insurance and billing. She is also a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.

Debbie, Patient Coordinator

Debbie has been in dentistry for over 30 years and loves working with people.  In addition to her many administrative skills, she also has many years working as an EFDA (Extended Functions Dental Assistant - Oregon). In her free time she enjoys spending time with her three grand daughters and vacationing!

Sue, Financial Coordinator

Sue graduated from the Bryman College Dental Assisting program.  She has many years of experience in dental billing and insurance processing.  She enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her children.

karinaKarina, Registered Dental Assistant

Karina is a graduate of Bryman College for Dental Assisting and a member of the ADAA. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, including taking walks and going to the park. She is bilingual (English/Spanish) and has gone on two mission trips with Dr. Olson to Mexico in 2003 and Africa in 2006.


, Registered Dental Hygienist
Uyen has a M.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from U.C.S.F. She enjoys spending time with her family and loves summer weather and the outdoors. Uyen and her husband have two children, Kate and Kaden.
loriLori, Registered Dental Hygienist
Lori has a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University and a Biology degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and University of Santa Clara. She enjoys genealogy, reading and church activities. Lori and her husband have two children, Nathan and Rebecca. Lori is a CPR instructor with the San Mateo Dental Society. She has worked for Dr. Olson since 1982 and has also joined Dr. Olson on mission trips to Mexico, New Guinea and Malawi.