Barney Olsen, DDS, MS

Dental Director, Utah

Dr. Barney Olsen serves as one of MCNA's Utah Dental Directors. Dr. Olsen, a board certified Pediatric Dentist, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists and Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry. Since 1994, he has operated a private practice providing comprehensive orthodontic and pediatric dental care and preventive services for children and adolescents in Utah. Additionally, Dr. Olsen is committed to excellence in higher education and the advancement of the dental profession. He is a staff dentist with the Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, where he serves as an instructor for pediatric dental residents. Dr. Olsen is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Utah, teaching in the GPR Program for the School of Medicine and teaching dental ethics for the School of Dentistry. As an MCNA Dental Director for the State of Utah, Dr. Olsen helps to oversee all utilization management functions and MCNA's team of Clinical Reviewers.