Dr. Matthew Olmsted, a board-certified orthodontist, earned his DDS and Master of Science in orthodontics at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Prior to that, he earned his BS degree at Duke University, where he majored in biological anthropology and anatomy and swam on the Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving Team. Dr. Matt is a Summerfield, NC, native, a graduate of Northwest Guilford High School, and at one time coached for Oak Ridge Orca Swim Team and Lake Jeanette Swim Team.
As student body president of the UNC School of Dentistry, Dr. Matthew Olmsted earned his DDS degree with highest honors in 2008. His student research was awarded at the 2007 American Dental Association/Dentsply Student Clinician Research Program.
After graduation from dental school, Dr. Olmsted continued his education for three more years at UNC, where he received his master’s and certificate in orthodontics. He also was awarded the 2011 UNC-Chapel Hill Boka Hadzija Chancellor Award for Distinguished Service to the University of North Carolina.
Recently, Dr. Olmsted earned Diplomate status with the American Board of Orthodontists, and one of his cases studies was highlighted at the 2013 American Association of Orthodontists meeting.
Dr. Olmsted is a clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Dentistry, current President-Elect of the North Carolina Association of Orthodontists, and has been a featured speaker at the 2014 Annual Session of the Southern Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Olmsted and his wife, Caline, enjoy being part of the the Triad Community.
Courtney has been with our team at Olmsted Orthodontics for 1 year. She graduated from GTCC in 2006 after completing her training to become a CDA, and worked at UNC Dental School for 5 years following her graduation. She enjoys being surrounding by good, hardworking teammates that share her passion for orthodontics, and puts her heart into everything she does. Courtney genuinely cares about our patients, their experience, and the outcome of their treatment.Courtney and her husband Hunter have an adventurous 1-year-old daughter and two boxer dogs that keep them on their toes. Outside of the office, she enjoys photography, horseback riding, snowboarding, and spending time with her family.
Shelby graduated from the GTCC dental assisting program in 2017, and began working for Olmsted Orthodontics immediately afterwards. She loves working with such helpful and funny people who bring out the best in each other, and works hard to make sure that all of our patients are happy when they leave our office. For Shelby, our patients are always her first priority.
Kristin has been with our team since 2016! She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at GTCC in 2010, and worked in pediatric dentistry for 5 years before joining Olmsted Orthodontics in 2016. She works hard to make sure that our patients and our team are happy, and loves being able to see patient progress through their entire treatment to achieve a beautiful smile. Her favorite part of our office is our patients’ relationships with Dr. Matt. Kristin has 2 sons and 2 dogs. She loves spending time with her sons, shopping, shoes, and the beach.