Dana Orthodontics in West Valley City, Utah



At Dana Orthodontics, you'll be treated by an Orthodontic Specialist.

Rodney Northrup DDS, MS

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Dr. Northrup grew up in American Fork, Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Biology. He attended dental school at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated in 2004 with a DDS. He continued his education directly entering into the orthodontic program also at Marquette University. There he completed his Masters of Science degree and Certificate of Orthodontics in 2006. Dr. Northrup is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and other local dental and orthodontic societies.

Dr. Northrup and his wife, Kandace, have five joyful children. Outside of the office, Dr. Northrup is an avid golfer, loves fly-fishing in the local mountain streams, continuously is learning to trade the financial markets, and loves spending time with his family. He served an LDS mission to Argentina where he learned the Spanish language.

An Orthodontic Specialist receives additional specialized education beyond dental school to learn the proper way to align and straighten teeth for children, teens and adults.