Dr. Taylor
Russell T. Taylor, DMD
Dr. Taylor received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Case Western Reserve University in 2004, where he did advanced research in periodontal disease. For his undergraduate studies he attended Brigham Young University and received a Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology with an emphasis in food science nutrition. In order to provide the highest care possible and stay abreast of the latest techniques and research in dentistry, Dr. Taylor continues to attend courses and seminars on a regular basis, including conferences in the specialized field of orthodontics. Dr. Taylor loves practicing dentistry and strives to provide individualized, quality care to his patients and to develop relationships of trust with them. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, sports and spending time with his wife, their three sons and their daughter.

Meet Our Team

Our friendly team of dental professionals is dedicated to your smile and oral health. When you visit Taylor Dentistry, we will go above and beyond to ensure that you receive personalized care and that you feel comfortable during your appointment. Call us today at 602-957-0075 to learn more about dental care in Phoenix, Arizona, and make your appointment with Dr. Taylor.

Several members of our staff are bilingual in Spanish and regularly participate in continuing education classes to stay up to date on dental practices and patient care.

Anita our Practice Manager

Anita — Practice Manager

With over a decade of healthcare management experience, Anita is our in-house cheerleader and strives to create a positive experience for every patient that walks through our doors. She loves that the team here at Taylor Dentistry is caring and puts patient care above all else. Anita enjoys working at Taylor Dentistry because of the focus on treating patients as one-of-a-kind and giving them top notch dental care. She believes that together we can accomplish great things. Anita moved from Texas and has two grown daughters. If she is not at work, she is spending time getting to know her newly adopted state of Arizona with her boyfriend and making new friends along the way.

Matty a Dental Hygieniest

Matty – Dental Hygienist

Matty has been with our practice for over 14 years. Her dental knowledge and experience are unsurpassed. Not only did she graduate from dental assisting school in 1996 (and worked as an assistant for six years), she also attended and graduated from Rio Salado College’s dental hygienist program in 2006. She sees our office as a second home and loves establishing relationships with her patients. She is gentle and caring with patients and enjoys educating others about oral health. She is married and has two boys. In her spare time, Matty loves going to the movies, enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities and has played recreational soccer for 22 years.

Amy a Dental Hygienist

Amy – Dental Hygienist

Amy joined Taylor Dentistry in 2019 and comes to us from Wisconsin where she graduated with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Amy also has specialized training in dental assisting, obtaining a technical certificate in dental assisting in 2015 and working in the field for several years. Beyond her technical expertise, Amy endeavors to educate patients in oral health and can always be found with a smile on her face. She is eager to make every patient’s visit enjoyable and low stress. She especially enjoys establishing long term relationships with each patient she treats and believes the best thing about Taylor Dentistry is the family like atmosphere. Amy has an 8 year old Pitbull mix named Chanel and enjoys sports, hiking, and the outdoors.


Nicole our Patient Care Coordinator

Nicole – Patient Care Coordinator

Nicole has been part of our team since 2001. She loves working with Dr. Russell Taylor and our patients, and looks forward to coming to work every day because of Taylor Dentistry’s family-oriented attitude. She provides excellent customer service with every interaction and uses her extensive knowledge of the dental field in both the front and back offices. She is a graduate of Thunderbird High School and Bryman Dental Assistant School. Nicole is married and has two children. She enjoys bowling and watching movies with her family.


AJ a Dental Assistant

AJ – Dental Assistant

AJ joined our team in 2018 and is superb at helping the whole office flow seamlessly. Whether welcoming patients up front, assisting the hygienists and doctor, or prepping for patient procedures in the back, AJ does it with enthusiasm and a smile. AJ graduated from assisting school during high school and is currently in college. AJ sees working at Taylor Dentistry as a great opportunity to learn before attending dental school in the future. At home, AJ puts family first and can be found at church, with family or studying.


Rosalva Dental Assistan

Rosalva – Dental Assistant

With over 18 years of experience in the dental field as a dental assistant, you can rest assured that you are in good hands under the competent and friendly care of Rosalva. She plays a key role in ensuring everything is ready for your visit with Dr. Taylor and takes it upon herself to make sure you are comfortable before, during, and after your procedure. Rosalva loves being part of making pretty new smiles and helping people. When not at Taylor Dentistry, Rosalva enjoys the outdoors, sports, animals and photography.