Dr. Vick Gupta was born and raised in East Lansing, MI. He attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree where he studied Industrial and Operations Engineering. During his studies he found his passion for spreading smiles, which led him to realize his drive for a career in orthodontics. After graduating Cum Laude and scoring in the 100th Percentile on the Dental Admissions Test, he moved to New York City to attend the prestigious Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine.
At Columbia he excelled in leadership, residing on the Board of various research and philanthropic organizations. His achievements were recognized with numerous distinctions including the Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Researcher Award. Dr. Gupta has co-authored several research papers including TMD research that was published in the peer-reviewed journal, Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. In preparation for his orthodontic residency program Dr. Gupta scored nearly perfect on the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).
After receiving his DDS degree he moved to San Francisco to pursue his life-long dream of becoming an orthodontist at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry. At this cutting edge institution, Dr. Gupta was able to combine the advancements of Silicon Valley with the complexities of healthcare to deliver the most state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment. Here he received his Masters in Orthodontics with a specific focus on finding new treatment modalities to efficiently and effectively treat children in underserved populations. He is a board certified orthodontist and his passion for airway-focused treatment led him to attain the Qualified Dentist designation from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Gupta has been recognized for his contributions to Orthodontics by being cited in several online articles including those published on WebMD.