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Meet the Pediatric Dentists

Dr. Jenna Alvey

Dr. Jenna Alvey Pediatric Dentist Dr. Jenna Alvey is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She is originally from Bladenboro, North Carolina, making her a true Tar Heel, born and bred. Dr. Jenna originally moved to Chapel Hill to attend the University of North Carolina and to pursue her Bachelor of Science degree. She stayed and received her Doctor in Dental surgery, graduating with honors. After a brief stent in Seattle, Washington to work in public health dentistry, Dr. Jenna returned to her beloved Tar Heel State to receive her Master of Science degree and certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from UNC. Dr. Jenna is an active member of numerous professional organizations including:
  • The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
While in dental school, Dr. Jenna met her husband, Brett. She considers herself very lucky to be able to work with amazing patients and alongside an awesome team, but even luckier to be the mom to three incredible kids, Aaron, Abigail and Caroline. The whole Alvey clan loves to be outside, playing sports and, of course, cheering on the Tar Heels!


Dr. Lauren Green

Dr. Lauren Green Pediatric Dentist Dr. Lauren Green is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She grew up in Matthews, NC and attended UNC Chapel Hill for college. She is proud to be a Tar Heel! She graduated top of her class with a DMD from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. She has been very involved in a variety of organizations promoting and advocating for oral health. She was selected as a Presidential Scholar, awarded the Psi Omega Fraternal Achievement Award, and inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Following graduation from MUSC, she returned to UNC Chapel Hill for specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry. While in residency, she also attended UNC’s Gillings School of Public Health and received a Masters in Public Health in Health Policy & Management.

Dr. Green’s husband, Peter, is also a dentist - he specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. They have two miniature schnauzers - Winston and Rockefeller. In her spare time, Dr. Green likes to cycle, cook, read, sew, and travel!


Dr. Taylor Harlan

Dr. Taylor Harlan Pediatric Dentist Dr. Taylor Harlan was born and raised in Miami, FL and recently relocated to Durham. She attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor of Science, graduating in 2011 with a degree in Physiology and Kinesiology. She moved to central New Jersey for 3 years before continuing her education by attending dental school at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. Dr. Taylor had the privilege of training under Dr. Jenna and Dr. Lauren while in dental school which helped to solidify her passion for working with children. Upon completion of her degree at UNC, Dr. Taylor attended the Ohio State University College of Dentistry where she earned a Master of Science for her research related to children with autism and achieved her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Taylor strives to provide a fun, safe, and nurturing environment for the entire family. When not in the office, Dr. Taylor enjoys cycling, attending concerts, running, and cheering on the Florida Gators!