Dr. Upton has more than 20 years of experience in orthodontics. In January 2005, he moved his office to the Black Warrior River at 815 Rice Mine Road North. He is married to the former Donna Rogers and a member of First Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa. He and Donna have two daughters, Addison and Amelia. Dr. Upton and Donna are originally from Collins, Mississippi: a small town north of Hattiesburg.
Dr. Upton’s undergraduate education began at Jones County Junior College and continued at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Then he attended the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, which awarded his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.
During his orthodontic residency, Dr. Upton earned a Master of Science in the specialty of video imaging, which is used to predict outcomes of orthodontic and surgical orthodontic treatments. His research was later published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Upton continuously pursues the latest treatment philosophies and technology in order to provide his patients with excellent orthodontic care. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Alabama Dental Association, Sixth District Dental Society, and Tuscaloosa Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team.