Dr. Updyke graduated from The University of Utah with his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry. He attended Marquette School of Dentistry, where he distinguished himself by being selected to be a student-teacher during his senior year. He was also selected as a member of The National Dental Honor Society for academic and clinical excellence. Dr. Updyke started his Dental Practice over 25 years ago in 1987 and has remained in the same location. His professional career has included being elected President of the Salt Lake Dental Society, and has been the chairman of the Peer Review Committee.