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DR. ROB THORUP, DDS - FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY
7138 Highland Drive, #218, Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121

Meet the Doctor



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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. When he is not practicing dentistry, you can find him "next door" training other dentists and their teams in the Clinical Business of Dentistry with Advanced Dental Techniques, Materials, and Services for the patients they serve.

Other accomplishments include Private/corporate pilot, Utah Bail Enforcement Agent, Utah Private Investigator, NRA Instructor, Beekeeper, Gardener, Father, and Husband to his amazing wife Tracy.



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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.



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Kaitlin: Dental Hygienist
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.



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Jenna: Dental Assistant
Jenna was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah. She grew up in the pool and was on her high school swim team. She attended UVU, where she studied Family Studies. She met her husband in a class her freshman year of college. They stayed in touch while he served a mission in Argentina and they got married in 2014. They enjoy trying new restaurants, date nights with friends, going on motorcycle rides, and working out together. They have been blessed to be able to travel to many places together and hope to be able to continue to do so.



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Allison: Dental Assistant
Allison was born in Palm Springs, California, and raised in South Jordan, Utah. She attends Utah Valley University and is studying Forensic Science. She served an 18-month mission for her church on the east coast, around the Greater Philadelphia area. Allison enjoys being outside with her friends, family, and especially her 2 golden retrievers. She loves hiking, backpacking, boating, four-wheeling, and taking road trips.



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Sandra: Dental Assistant
Sandra grew up in Utah County where she attended Mountainland Applied Technology College and completed the Dental Assisting Program. Later she completed a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management at Utah Valley University. Sandra joined our team in September 2020 and loves to help our patients. She enjoys spending time in nature, traveling, hiking, rock climbing, camping, and planning events. One day she hopes to see the northern lights, ride a train and visit Europe.



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Tracy: Office Manager
Tracy was born and raised in Olympia Washington. She completed her Associate Degree at Glendale Community College in Glendale, California, and has been in the medical and dental field off and on ever since. She found her way to Utah when she was hired by ProvoCraft in South Jordan as a Channel Marketing and Social Media Manager. Tracy has been working at Thorup Dental since October 2017. She also works part-time for a dental consulting/software company. As our patients have come to know, Tracy is a fighter and advocate for our patients when it comes to battling insurance companies on their behalf.

When not at work, Tracy is a wonderful wife, mom to her daughter, step-children, eight hens, five beehives, Chihuahua, and loves to garden, paint, backpack, fish, and enjoy the warm weather.

Tracy is currently pursuing a business degree from BYU, with an MBA in her future plans.



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