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The office of Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S. thrives on creating beautiful, radiant smiles and making our patients feel comfortable and at home. With locations in Abilene, TX, and Sweetwater, TX, we continually provide advanced orthodontic treatment to patients throughout the region.

We look forward to meeting you and answering your questions about orthodontics!

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Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Dr. Charles M. Taylor III has been setting the highest standards of orthodontic excellence for over three decades! As an Abilene, TX, native, Dr. Taylor attended Cooper High School before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He then went on to study dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry. He completed specialized postgraduate training in orthodontics from the University of Southern California.

A second-generation orthodontist, Dr. Taylor is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research, as well as the Texas Association of Orthodontics. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists.

In his spare time, Dr. Taylor enjoys exercising, playing golf, hunting, and traveling. A proud father and grandfather, he also enjoys spending quality time with his wife, daughters, son-in-law, and grandchildren.

Dr. Simi Mathur, DDS, MS

Dr. Simi Mathur grew up in Abilene and graduated from Wylie High school in 2011. She then obtained her Bachelors in Business Administration with a Major in Management Consulting and a Minor in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors. Dr. Mathur then achieved her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Texas A&M/Baylor College of Dentistry. In dental school, she served as the vice president of her student body and was inducted into the Odontological Honor Society and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Dr. Mathur was also a member of the Deans Cumulative Honor List. Dr. Mathur specialized in Orthodontics and earned her Masters in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, where she was the Chief Resident. 

In her spare time, Dr. Simi Mathur loves spending time with her husband and son. She is very thankful for the wonderful people of Abilene for welcoming her back home and can’t wait to serve this community!

 

Brandy Croft

Department: Office Manager

Did You Know? I enjoy riding horses, driving my husband’s tractor, working outside, but mostly being with my family.

Years at Dr. Taylor: 21 years

Favorite Saying: “Easy breezy.”

Best Movie Ever: Lonesome Dove & The Wedding Singer

Favorite Movie Quote: “Go ahead, make my day.”

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: Jennifer Lopez

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Mountain vacation

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Lucy from Peanuts

Favorite Dessert or Candy: M&M’s

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Building relationships with our patients and helping to create beautiful smiles.

Rose Angel Garza

Department: Front Office

Did You Know? I have four grand babies: 2 girls and 2 boys. I love to run!

Years at Dr. Taylor: 20

Favorite Saying: “Insanity: Doing the exact same thing over and over and expecting a different result”﹣Albert Einstein

Best Movie Ever: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Favorite Movie Quote: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.”﹣Dirty Dancing

Dogs or Cats? Cat (Manx)

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: David Beckham

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Beach vacation

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Speedy Gonzalez

Favorite Dessert or Candy: Chocolate covered cherries

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Watching patients grow up through the years and how different their smiles change.

Angelita “Angel” Fuentez

Department: Lab

Did You Know? When the Titanic was sinking, the chef on the ship, who believed he was going to die, started drinking a lot of booze. He ended up surviving due to his rising body temperature as the result of his drinking.

Years at Dr. Taylor: 1 year in January

Favorite Saying: “Cool beans”

Best Movie Ever: Moulin Rouge

Favorite Movie Quote: “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.”

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: Will Ferrell

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Mountain

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Linda, the mom on Bob’s Burgers

Favorite Dessert or Candy: Peanut butter rice krispies

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Seeing the transformation from before braces to after.

Jessica

Jennie Lachapelle

Department: Treatment Floor

Did You Know? Born and raised in Michigan. Married to my husband for 34 years. Have one daughter, 24 years old and graduated from ACU.

Years at Dr. Taylor: 20

Favorite Saying: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

Best Movie Ever: Pirates of the Caribbean

Favorite Movie Quote:

Dogs or Cats? Cat﹣Callie, 15 years old

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: Johnny Depp

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Beach vacation

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Eeyore

Favorite Dessert or Candy: Chocolate chip cookies

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Each day you meet someone new and build relationships with kids and their parents.

Stephanie Silva

Department: Receptionist

Did You Know? I love to dance.

Years at Dr. Taylor: 1

Favorite Saying: “It’s a rough life in the big city, but in the little city there’s no life at all.”

Best Movie Ever: Twilight

Favorite Movie Quote: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: Johnny Depp

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Beach vacation

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Mighty Mouse

Favorite Dessert or Candy: Mini Reeses cups

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Seeing the transformations.

Marisol

Kim

Kiara

Gabriella

Chrissy

Meet the Team

Dr. Charles M. Taylor III, Orthodontist at Taylor Orthodontics

Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Dr. Charles M. Taylor III has been setting the highest standards of orthodontic excellence for over three decades! As an Abilene, TX, native, Dr. Taylor attended Cooper High School before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He then went on to study dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry. He completed specialized postgraduate training in orthodontics from the University of Southern California.

A second-generation orthodontist, Dr. Taylor is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research, as well as the Texas Association of Orthodontics. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists.

In his spare time, Dr. Taylor enjoys exercising, playing golf, hunting, and traveling. A proud father and grandfather, he also enjoys spending quality time with his wife, daughters, son-in-law, and grandchildren.

Dr. Simi Mathur, DDS, MS at Taylor Orthodontics

Dr. Simi Mathur, DDS, MS

Dr. Simi Mathur grew up in Abilene and graduated from Wylie High school in 2011. She then obtained her Bachelors in Business Administration with a Major in Management Consulting and a Minor in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors. Dr. Mathur then achieved her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Texas A&M/Baylor College of Dentistry. In dental school, she served as the vice president of her student body and was inducted into the Odontological Honor Society and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Dr. Mathur was also a member of the Deans Cumulative Honor List. Dr. Mathur specialized in Orthodontics and earned her Masters in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, where she was the Chief Resident. 

In her spare time, Dr. Simi Mathur loves spending time with her husband and son. She is very thankful for the wonderful people of Abilene for welcoming her back home and can’t wait to serve this community!

 

Brandy Crof, Office Manager at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Brandy Croft

HOW MANY YEARS AT DR. TAYLORS AND POSITION ? 25 YEARS, I STARTED WORKING IN THE LAB IN  1998 WHERE I WORKED AS AN ASSISTANT / SUPERVISOR N 2015 I BECAME THE OFFICE MANAGER. 

WHAT’S THE BEST ADVCE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ? “ LOVE EVEN THOSE WHO ARE HARD TO LOVE” 

WHAT’S THE NUMBER ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU ? 

MOST PEOPLE KNOW I LIVE IN THE COUNTRY. WE RAISE OUR OWN BEEF. I HAVE HORSES AND  CHICKENS. ALSO, I LIKE TO HUNT 

WHAT’S THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU’VE DONE RECENTLY ? MY HUSBAND AND I PURCHASED A  BOAT AND WE HAVE A BUCKETLIST OF LAKES IN TEXAS WE ARE VISITING 

WHO HAS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOU IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW ? GOD AND SCRIPTURE IS THE  BIGGEST INFLUENCE FOR ME. BUT MY ADULT CHILDREN WOULD BE NEXT. MY HUSBAND AND I ARE  BLESSED TO HAVE WELL GROUNDED CHILDREN. 

HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY TV SHOWS OR MOVIES RECENTLY THAT YOU’D RECOMMEND ?  

I HAVE ENJOYED WATCHING MOST O FTAYLOR SHERIDANS FILMS. HOWEVER, I WOULDN’T  RECOMMEND THEM TO EVERYONE DUE TO CONTENT 

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE ? A MIND READER. I WOULD LIKE TO  HELP THOSE WHO ARE HURTING AND CELBRATE WITH THOSE THAT NEED TO BE CELEBRATED. 

ALIVE OR PASSED- AND MONEY NO ISSUE- WHICH MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE PERFORM LIVE?  

DOLLY PARTON. SHE CAME FROM HUMBLE GEGINNINGS AND HAS NEVER LOST THAT EVEN AFTER HER  FAME. SHE STARYS TRUE TO BE BELIEFS AND GOD. 

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU FEAR THE MOST IN LIFE ? LOSS OF FREEDOM IN THE UNITED STATES

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN ORTHODONTICS ? THE FAMILIES YOU GET TO MEET FROM ALL  WALKS OF LIFE. I HAVE HAD THE PRIVILEDGE TO WITNESS OUR PATIENTS GROW UP AND NOW SOME  ARE BRINGING THEIR CHILDREN TO SEE US.

Rose Angel Garza, Front Office Staff Member at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Rose Angel Garza

HOW MANY YEARS AT DR. TAYLORS AND POSITION ? 23 YEARS, FRONT OFFICE SUPERVISOR AND  TREATMENT COORDINATOR AND STARTED IN LAB IN 2000 

WHAT’S THE BEST ADVCE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ? THERE IS ONE PERSON AND ONE PERSON ALONE  OVER WHOM YOU HAVE CONTROL IN LIFE- AND THAT IS YOURSELF! 

WHAT’S THE NUMBER ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU ? THAT I AM A  SENSITIVE PERSON WITH A BIG HEART BUT A TOUGHER OUTTER SHELL. 

WHAT’S THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU’VE DONE RECENTLY ? WENT TO LAS VEGAS AND CELEBRATED  MY “50” B DAY THERE W/ MY DAUGHTER 

WHO HAS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOU IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW ? GOD IS THE # 1 REASON WHY  WE ARE HERE ALWAYS INFLUENCING US , WHETHER WE FOLLOW CLOSE OR DISTANT 

HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY TV SHOWS OR MOVIES RECENTLY THAT YOU’D RECOMMEND ? PHYSICAL 100  STRONGEST COMPETITION, SHOWS DIVERSITY IN DIFFERENT KINDS OF STRENGTH 

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE ? I WOULD WANT TO FLY. BECAUSE I  LOVE TO TRAVEL AND I WOULD GET THEIR QUICKER 

ALIVE OR PASSED- AND MONEY NO ISSUE- WHICH MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE PERFORM LIVE?  SELENA QUINTANILLA 

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU FEAR THE MOST IN LIFE ? DEATH OF FAMILY MEMBERS ( MORE INTIMATE  WOULD BE A FEAR ON HEIGHTS) 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN ORTHODONTICS ? THE TRANSFORMATION OF PATIENTS SMILES  AND THEIR SELF CONFIDENCE.

Angelita “Angel” Fuentez, Lab Technician at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.,

Angelita “Angel” Fuentez

HOW MANY YEARS AT DR. TAYLORS AND POSITION ? 4 YEARS AND I AM THE LAB SUPERVISOR 

WHAT’S THE BEST ADVCE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ? “LEAD WITH LOVE” LOVE IS THE CLOSEST THING TO  MAGIC THAT WE HAVE ON EARTH. IT ALSO COMES IN SO MANY FORMS. YOU MUST GIVE LOVE TO  RECEIVE LOVE.  

WHAT’S THE NUMBER ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU ? MY HEART  #TEAMSELENA 

WHAT’S THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU’VE DONE RECENTLY ? MY MOM AND I WEANT ON A TRIP TO  LAS VEGAS FOR OUR BIRTHDAYS. IT WAS MY 1ST TIME AND I AM SO GRATEFUL FOR THAT, NOW,  MEMORY. 

WHO HAS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOU IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW ? MY SON. BEING A SINGLE  MOM, MY LIFE DEFINITELY REVOLVES AROUND HIM. HE’S THE REASON I WORRY, I BECAME MORE  UNDERSTANDING, THE REASON I WAKE UP EARLY, TRY TO DO BETTER FINANCIALLY, MENTALLY. HE’S  EVERYTHING! 

HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY TV SHOWS OR MOVIES RECENTLY THAT YOU’D RECOMMEND ? DIFFERENT  PEOPLE GET DIFFERENT RECOMMENDATIONS, BUT, I LOVE ASIAN DRAMAS! RECENTLY ON NETFLIS THEY  CAME OUT W/ A PHYSICAL COMPETITION CALLED PHYSICAL 100. WATCHED SUBBED NOT DUBBED. 

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE ? THE POWER TO TRANSPORT MYSELF  ANYWHERE. THE POSSIBILITIES! 

ALIVE OR PASSED- AND MONEY NO ISSUE- WHICH MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE PERFORM LIVE?  WHITNEY HOUSTON, 80s VERSION, BEFORE BOBBY BROWN 

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU FEAR THE MOST IN LIFE ? TAKING WHAT I HAVE FOR GRANTED, OR LOSING  MYSELF 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN ORTHODONTICS ? WATCHING THE PATIENTS GROW UP. SEEING  ALL THE POSSIBILITIES FOR THEM.

Jenna Bryant, Treatment Floor at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Jessica Garz

HOW MANY YEARS AT DR. TAYLORS AND POSITION ? PREVIOUSLY WORKED W/ DR. TAYLOR FOR 9 ½  YEARS 2006-2015, THEN I WAS WELCOMED BACK 2 YEARS AGO AS THE FLOOR SUPERVISOR 

WHAT’S THE BEST ADVCE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ? “LOVE OTHERS THE WAY YOU WANT TO BE LOVED” 

WHAT’S THE NUMBER ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU ? I’M NOT AS MEAN AS  I LOOK. I DO HAVE THE BIGGEST HEART TO HELP EVERYONE I CAN.  

WHAT’S THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU’VE DONE RECENTLY ? I RECENTLY GOT MARRIED IN OCT 2022 

WHO HAS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOU IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW ? MY MOTHER, SHE IS A HAPPY  PERSON ALL AROUND AND ALWAYS SEES THE POSTIVE IN EVERYONE. 

HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY TV SHOWS OR MOVIES RECENTLY THAT YOU’D RECOMMEND ? NOT SO  MUCH OF TV PERSON. SO MOST OF TIME IS TAKING CARE OF THE FAMILY OTHERWISE, IF I AM ON THE  SOFA I FALL ASLEEP.  

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE ? TO HEAR WHAT PEOPLE ARE THINKING. 

ALIVE OR PASSED- AND MONEY NO ISSUE- WHICH MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE PERFORM LIVE? JENNIE RIVERA 

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU FEAR THE MOST IN LIFE ? LEAVING MY CHILDREN BEHIND IF MY LIFE ENDED 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN ORTHODONTICS ? JUST TO SEE THEIR SMILE WITH END RESULT  OF ORHTODONTICS

Jennie Lachapelle, Treatment Floor at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Jennie Lachapelle

Department: Treatment Floor

Did You Know? Born and raised in Michigan. Married to my husband for 34 years. Have one daughter, 24 years old and graduated from ACU.

Years at Dr. Taylor: 20

Favorite Saying: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

Best Movie Ever: Pirates of the Caribbean

Favorite Movie Quote:

Dogs or Cats? Cat﹣Callie, 15 years old

Favorite Celebrity or Athlete: Johnny Depp

Beach or Mountain Vacation? Beach vacation

If You Were a Cartoon Character, Who Would You Be? Eeyore

Favorite Dessert or Candy: Chocolate chip cookies

Favorite Thing About Working in Orthodontics: Each day you meet someone new and build relationships with kids and their parents.

Stephanie Silva, Receptionist at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Stephanie Silva

HOW MANY YEARS AT DR. TAYLORS  AND POSITION ?  4 YRS RECEPTIONIST

WHAT’S THE BEST ADVCE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ?  DON’T WAIT FOR SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU, LEARN TO LOVE YOURSELF FIRST

WHAT’S THE NUMBER ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU ? 

 THAT I’M AN OVERTHINKER

WHAT’S THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU’VE DONE RECENTLY ?  MADE A TIK TOK

WHO HAS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOU IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW ?  GOD

HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY TV SHOWS OR MOVIES RECENTLY THAT YOU’D RECOMMEND ?  

THE MURDAUGH MURDERS

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE ?    A MIND READER

ALIVE OR PASSED- AND MONEY NO ISSUE- WHICH MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE PERFORM LIVE?

PRINCE

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU FEAR THE MOST IN LIFE ?    PEOPLE

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN ORTHODONTICS ?   PATIENTS TRANSFORMATIONS

 

Jenna Bryant, Treatment Floor at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Marisol

Daizy Siller, Treatment Floor at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Kim

Daizy Siller, Treatment Floor at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Gabriella

Stephanie Silva, Receptionist at Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.

Chrissy

Call our office in Abilene, TX or Sweetwater, TX today!

Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.
Abilene Location
5200 Buffalo Gap Road, Building C
Abilene, TX 79606

Business Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Phone: 325-695-0170
Fax: 325-695-2908
Email: office@cmtortho.com

Charles M. Taylor, III, D.D.S.
Sweetwater Location
200 E Broadway Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556

Business Hours:
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Phone: 325-235-2600
Fax: 325-235-9410
Email: office@cmtortho.com

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