7138 Highland Drive, #218, Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121

Our Staff

Robert Thorup DDS
Dr. Rob Thorup is best described as an entrepreneur who happens to be a practicing Dentist. He is a native of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Dr. Rob attended Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1986. While attending BYU he worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for Valley Ambulance, and was one of the pioneers of the Timpanogos Mountain Rescue Team.

Dr. Rob served an LDS Mission to Cleveland, Ohio. After graduating from BYU, he was accepted to the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry where he graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1989.

Shortly after returning home from dental school, Dr. Rob found himself in public service as an EMT-Intermediate for the Alpine-Highland-American Fork Emergency Medical Services while maintaining a successful dental practice.

Dr. Rob has lectured nationally and internationally for various dental companies including Dentrix, D4D, and ADABEI, and has published articles in the field of digital radiography, practice management software, and advanced case presentation with technology. He is co-developer of the products known as Dental Automated Treatment Messaging, My Dental Docs, and My Dental Stats.

Other accomplishments include: Private/corporate pilot, Utah Bail Enforcement Agent, Private Investigator, Scoutmaster, BSA-GSLC Venturing Training Advisor and Executive Board Member, NRA Instructor, COSA Climbing Instructor, American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid and Remote Wilderness First Aid Instructor, and founder of the Ranger Trek Program at Hinckley Scout Ranch.

Nichelle: Dental hygienist
Nichelle was born and raised in Orem, Utah with her four brothers. She went to Mountain View High School and loved choir, gymnastics, and dancing. Upon graduating from High School, she went to Snow College for 2 years and fell in love with the small town atmosphere. After Snow she attended UVU where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene. She met her husband, the love of her life, on a blind date. They have been married since 2011, and love camping, hiking, running, watching movies, Cafe Rio, and drinking Dirty Dr. Peppers.

Jenna: Assistant/Office Manager
Jenna was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, but moved to Seattle shortly after where she was raised until she was 18. She loves Utah, but Seattle will always be her home. She has a 5-year-old boy who is the cutest thing ever. Jenna is an awesome mom, and loves spending time with him as well as her family and friends. She loves shopping, especially at Target, camping, country concerts and summertime. In her spare time she loves baking and is known for always bringing treats into the office.

Chelsie: Assistant/Office Manager
Chelsie was born and raised right here in Salt Lake City, Utah. She's the oldest of four children, and attended Jordan High School. Go Diggers! She has been in the dental industry since 2005, and has loved every minute of it. She has always had a passion to be in the dental field and loves to see dental technology improve the lives of our patients, especially when it improves their smile. When she's not working she loves spending time her husband and 3 children. Chelsie also enjoys camping, shopping, and being with friends and family.

Kaitlin: Assistant
Kaitlin was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. She attended Idaho State University and Brigham Young University of Idaho. She recently has been accepted into the Utah College of Dental Hygiene program and looks forward to continuing her schooling. She loves spending her time with her husband doing anything outside, including hiking, skiing, and mountain biking as well as traveling. Kaitlin plans on traveling around the world with her husband.

Thorup Dental
7138 Highland Drive, Ste #218 Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
Phone: (801) 944-9494