Meet Dr. Taylor T. Arkema

Dr. Taylor Arkema

Dr. Taylor T. Arkema grew up in Salem, Virginia. She became interested in dentistry at an early age after watching both her father and grandfather in their orthodontic practices. Dr. Arkema attended The University of South Carolina where she earned a B.S. in Exercise Science. After college, she attended the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in Charleston, South Carolina where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Arkema has volunteered at South Carolina’s Dental Access Day (DAD), several Mission of Mercy projects in Virginia, and has traveled to Peru to provide dental care through Dental Community Fellowship.

Dr. Taylor Arkema began working with Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in 2019.

Dr. Arkema moved to join her husband Matt in Richmond. They have a two mini goldendoodles, Sully (after Sullivan’s Island) and Leon (after a favorite restaurant in Charleston, SC.) She enjoys traveling, exploring, trying new restaurants, and being on the water.

Professional Organizations

  • VDA (Virginia Dental Association)

  • ADA (American Dental Association)

  • RDA (Richmond Dental Association)

  • AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)

  • American Association of Women Dentists