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Meet Dr. Pulsipher

Endodontist in Provo

Provo UT Endodontist Dr. Richard J. PulsipherDr. Pulsipher was born and raised in Utah, the eleventh child of twelve.  His childhood was spent with his family in Brigham City where he attended Box Elder High and graduated with honors. The following years were filled with education, serving an LDS mission in Southern California, marriage and starting a family. He attended Utah State University where he studied chemistry, biology, and engineering.  Following his undergraduate studies, he attended Creighton University School of Dentistry where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of 1995. That summer he moved his family to Chicago where he entered the Endodontic residency program at The University of Illinois at Chicago, and he obtained his Certificate of Endodontics in May of 1997.  During his time in Chicago, Dr. Pulsipher practiced dentistry in several dental offices, performing root canals for the patients of those offices.

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Upon completion of his formal education Dr. Pulsipher moved with his family to South Jordan, Utah and took a position with Monarch Dental as their Endodontic Specialist.  During his time with Monarch Dr. Pulsipher traveled to several different offices in Salt Lake and Utah Valley taking care of the endodontic needs of the patients in those offices.  In the spring of 1999 Dr. Pulsipher joined Rocky Mountain Endodontics where he became a partner and owner of the practice.  In fall of 1999 Rocky Mountain Endodontics purchased a practice in Provo and this became the main office for Dr. Pulsipher.  In early 2014 Dr. Pulsipher took the opportunity to break away from his partnership and converted his portion of the practice into a solo practice and renamed it Happy Valley Endodontics

In his spare time Dr. Pulsipher enjoys camping, fishing, boating and riding ATVs.  He is an avid reader and enjoys fictional mystery and suspense novels as well as nonfiction in subjects such as U.S. history and current events.  He also enjoys spending time with his five children and taking long walks with his Bulldog “Roxi”.

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