Cosmetic Dentist in Dover, OH

All our professionals at R. Malcolm Taylor, Jr. DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.

R. Malcolm Taylor Jr. D.D.S.

Dr. Taylor is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a degree in psychology.  He worked for 15 years as a plant manager in the garment industry in Oklahoma, Georgia, and South Carolina.   At the age of 38, he began dental school at Case Western School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1992, and is currently a Senior Clinical Instructor.  He enjoys reading, playing golf, and taking care of his gardens.  Dr. Taylor and his wife, Peggy, are the proud parents of two sons, third generation dentists, and a daughter, a dental hygienst.  We are also the proud grandparents of 6 grandchildren.  We are committed, at the office of R. Malcolm Taylor, Jr.  DDS, to provide the best care possible to our patients.  


Jonathan R. Taylor, D.M.D.        

 

Peggy Taylor

Peggy graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with bachelor degree in nursing.  She worked in various hospitals in Oklahoma, Georgia, and University Hospital of Cleveland for 27 years as a registered nurse in obstetrics and surgery.  In 2006, she became Office Manager for our office.  She enjoys working with the patients and helping them understand the patients needs and their insurance benefits.  She enjoys traveling, reading, making quilts, her family and her church.  

Chris Wood

Chris has been a Medical Assistant since 1987.  She joined the practice in 2017 as a dental receptionist.  She enjoys working with patients, scheduling appointments, answering phones and working with insurance companies, and working with treatment plans.  Chris likes to read, garden with her husband, quilting, and going on mission trips with her church.  

Elizabeth Withem

Elizabeth joined the practice in 2015 working in the front office as a dental receptionist.  She enjoys scheduling patients and helping them maximize insurance benefits.  Elizabeth stays current on office updates by attending the Ohio Dental Association in Columbus.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog Scarlet, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.  

Vickie Finzer, EFDA/CDA

Vickie began her career as an EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) with Dr. Taylor in September, 1998. She maintains her certification by completing yearly continuing education. She also attends the annual ODA session in Columbus.  Vickie's CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) certification allows her to assist the doctor in clinical procedures. Vickie's EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certification allows her to perform the same tasks as a dental assistant, plus place restorations and sealants, working under the supervision and full responsibility of Dr. Taylor.

Ashley Miller, Dental Assistant

Ashley began her career in Dental Assisting with Dr. Taylor in 2006. What she enjoys most about working in the dental field is making patients feel comfortable and sharing her dental knowledge helping patients make well-informed decisions concerning their dental treatment.  Ashley has been married since 2009. They have one son. She enjoys spending time with her family.

Patricia Watson, RDH

Patricia graduated from West Liberty State College, WV with her Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She began working for Dr. Taylor in 2002.  Patricia enthusiastically pursues continuing education opportunities to stay current with all the latest advancements and research in periodontal care. What she enjoys most about dentistry is meeting different people and helping patients achieve optimum dental health in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. She is excited about the future of dentistry, and appreciates Dr. Taylor's commitment to keeping up with the most modern technology.

Christine Bucholtz, RDH

Christine joined the staff in 2009. She has eighteen years of experience as a dental assistant, five and a half of those years were obtained as active duty in the U.S. Navy. She obtained her denal hygiene license in 2004. Christine is a joy to work with. She loves educating patients about their oral health and always has a smile on her face.