About the Doctors

For more than three decades, Dr. Robert Olson has been creating beautiful smiles for children and adults. Dr. Olson has been dedicated to providing excellent service and care to each and every patient in a conscientious and caring manner.

Dr. Richard White joined Dr. Olson in April 2006, with the shared vision of dedication to excellence in orthodontics with personal attention for every patient.

Olson & White Orthodontics offers the most progressive treatments delivered with old-fashioned diligence, hard work and experience, which ensures patients are receiving the highest standard of care.

Robert S. Olson, Jr., D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Olson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washington University, St. Louis, and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Degree from the University Of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry. There he received Omicron Kappa Upsilon academic honors. He completed his orthodontic residency at Washington University School of Dental Medicine and received a Master’s of Science Degree during his residency.

Dr. Olson is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.* His affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society. A past president of the St. Louis North District Dental Society, Dr. Olson was an Assistant Professor of Orthodontics at Washington University and a member of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Deformities Institute for over 15 years. Dr. Olson is also a member of the Washington University Orthodontic Study Group.

Richard J. White, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. White received his Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Louis University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (D.D.S.) from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry where he earned Omicron Kappa Upsilon academic honors. He also completed his orthodontic residency at UMKC and received a Master of Science Degree during his residency.  He is an active member in the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society.

Dr. White enjoys visiting local schools to teach children about the importance of good oral hygiene and the benefits of a great smile!

Dr. White was raised in the St. Charles area and is proud to have the opportunity to serve his hometown community. He and his wife, Kristy, have three children, and now reside and are actively involved in the O’Fallon Community.

Both Dr. Olson and Dr. White are recognized as “specialists” in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics by the State of Missouri.

*Only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association.

Whitney N. D. Hewitt, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Whitney Hewitt completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at the University of Missouri before earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she went on to complete her residency and earn her specialty certification in orthodontics in 2016.

During her time at UMKC, Dr. Hewitt was the recipient of several notable awards, including the Top Scholar Award, the Colgate Research Award, the Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence and the Quintessence Award for Research Achievement, just to name a few.

To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Hewitt maintains active memberships in numerous prestigious professional organizations, such as the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. During her time at UMKC, Dr. Hewitt served as chapter president of both the American Association of Women Dentists and the American Association of Dental Research-Student Research Group.

Dr. Hewitt participates in various continuing education meetings and seminars in order to stay abreast of the always-changing technological advancements in the orthodontic field. She is a certified Invisalign provider, and she is in the process of completing her board certification with the American Board of Orthodontics.

Welcome to Olson & White Orthodontics, where we proudly serve the residents of O’Fallon and Florissant, Missouri with the most advanced and comprehensive orthodontic care available. Drs. Robert Olson, Richard White and their team are dedicated to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in the orthodontic field to ensure you achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for a lifetime.
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