Dr. James Olsenwas born and raised in Alberta, Canada, Dr. Olsen earned a bachelors degree from Brigham Young University, with honors, his DDS degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and his Oral Surgery and MD degree from UCLA.

He is a Board Certified surgeon and an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Olsen has special interests in dental implants, bone grafting, sinus lifts, and pathology. He also has an interest in surgical mission trips and has done several cleft lip and palate surgery trips to Mexico and Vietnam. He spent 2 years in the Philippines and speaks fluent Tagalog.

He enjoys spending time with his 3 children, playing basketball, tennis and football, skiing, hiking, camping, and playing both the piano and guitar.