Meet The Doctors


James L. Bockwoldt, DDS

Dr. Jim Bockwoldt is a long–time resident of Rapid City, who started his dental practice in 1983. He is originally from Spearfish, South Dakota. He received his undergraduate education at Black Hills State University and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola Dental School in Chicago in 1983.

Dr. Bockwoldt is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Dakota Dental Association and the Black Hills District Dental Society. He has also served on the Black Hills District Peer Review Board.

Dr. Bockwoldt also raises a Hereford cattle herd with an annual bull sale. He has two grown daughters.

589a201a40691_DrTaylor.jpgJared L. Taylor, DMD

Dr. Jared Taylor is a second generation dentist and is a native to Arizona. He attended A.S.U. where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Honors) before moving to Las Vegas with his young family to attend UNLV School of Dental Medicine.

At the completion of his four year training, he graduated from dental school with an award in “Outstanding Clinical Performance in Removable Prosthodontics” and an award for “Best Overall Student Team Member” in clinical skills.

He has continued to honor those awards by working towards his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and learning the latest technology where he can provide the best care possible for his patients. Dr. Taylor is the only Six Month Smile provider in Western South Dakota.

He is raising five beautiful children (Mason, Isaac, Annalee, Lincoln and Grant) with his wife Nichole. Activities that he enjoys range from running and playing hockey, music and just being outdoors.

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2620 Jackson Blvd, Suite B | Rapid City, SD 57702

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