Dr. David Gustafson

LWP_Salt Lake Pediatric Dentistry _33Dr. David Gustafson was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He completed his undergraduate studies in Nutritional Science at Brigham Young University in 2003 and finished dental school at Ohio State University in 2007.

Dr. “Dave” received his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in June 2009. His education included advanced studies and specialized training in dentistry for children, adolescents, special needs and medically compromised patients. As part of his Pediatric training he also received his Master of Science Degree from Ohio State University with an emphasis in dental trauma.

He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry as a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. In addition to private practice, he is also an attending dentist at Primary Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Dave grew up in Salt Lake City and moved back here in 2009 after completing his training. When he’s not doing dentistry he enjoys running, making people laugh, and spending time with his wife Laurie and their four children.

Dr. Jeffery K Rupp

LWP_Salt Lake Pediatric Dentistry _27Dr. Rupp, a board-certified pediatric dentist, finds great satisfaction in working with children and helping them have a positive dental experience. By combining a compassionate, fun and professional approach, Dr. Rupp is able to establish a sense of trust with each patient. As a father of five young children, Dr. Rupp is able to relate to parents and their desire for their child to receive exceptional dental care. Dr. Rupp was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry shortly after concluding his formal training by successfully completing a series of voluntary examinations offered by the board of examiners.

“For my child patients who need the services of an outstanding pediatric dentist, I refer them to Dr. Rupp. His specialty skills are superb and his genial, gracious nature is exceptional.” -Dr. G. George Pearson, General Dentist, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Rupp received his dental degree from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 2003 where he graduated with honors and clinical honors. While in dental school he received the Certificate of Merit Award from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the Predoctoral Student Award in pediatric dentistry from the Oregon Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He completed his pediatric specialty training at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

While at the Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Rupp also earned a Master of Science Degree in Health Professions Education. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Rupp is also part of the dental faculty team at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Rupp, a Utah native, enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Julie, and their five young children.