Dr. Mortensen is a Utah native and a 2nd generation dentist. After graduating from Taylorsville High School he began his education at the University of Utah majoring in Medical Biology. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery at the University of Washington School of Dentistry where he graduated 2nd in his class, with honors. He went on to complete his orthodontic residency and received his specialty certificate from St. Louis University where he also received his Master’s degree in Dental Science.
Dr. Mortensen is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, American Board of Orthodontics and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Society. Our esteemed doctor is also a respected researcher. His research has been published in the Professions leading journal, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Mortensen is the president of the Granger District Dental Society.
In addition to running a private practice, Dr. Mortensen keeps abreast with latest techniques in Orthodontics and regularly attends continuing education meetings and seminars, continuously advancing his expertise in the art and science of orthodontics.
Personally, Dr. Mortensen and his wife, Amy Vranes, have been married for over fifteen years and have four children, Sam, Ella, Max, and Sophia. When he is not caring for our patients, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.