Dr. Ronald J. Blackhurst


Dr. Ronald J. Blackhurst is recognized throughout the Salt Lake City area an experienced expert in Gentle Family, Implant, and Cosmetic Dentistry.   His quality care literally attracts patients from as far away as California!  He combines several years of experience with today’s latest technology to give you the smile you’ve always wanted.


After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Utah, Dr. Blackhurst studied at the Washington University School of Dentistry in St. Louis.  Upon completing dental school he gained valuable insight while working for the United States Public Health Service.  Dr. Blackhurst is consistently enrolled in continuing education courses for all facets of dentistry and is certified with The WhiteCap Institute for Dental Implants.  He is especially passionate about cosmetic dentistry, and enjoys participating in smile makeovers.

Family and Fun

When he’s not busy at work Dr. Blackhurst enjoys spending time with his family.  He and his wife Shawna have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.  Dr. Blackhurst is most happy when he’s active.  Hiking, boating, skiing, and golf are some of his favorite pastimes.