Aspire Surgical features a unique combination of expertise in traditional oral surgery and advanced techniques in oral and maxillofacial procedures. Our doctor’s qualifications include broad training and vast experience in these areas. The center is a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with some of the latest technologies and modern equipment.

With a driving passion for improving others’ lives through oral and maxillofacial surgery, our doctor at Aspire Surgical is affiliated with eight hospitals in the Salt Lake and Park City areas and responds to trauma calls, giving him extensive experience in skeletal reconstruction of the face. His practice includes a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with expertise ranging from dental implant to corrective jaw surgery. This includes techniques of TMJ, wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, bone grafts, jaw surgery, and more.


Joseph Fullmer, DMD


Joseph Fullmer, DMD

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Dr. Fullmer is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is dedicated to providing the best surgical practices for his patients. He achieves this goal by constantly continuing his education, receiving additional training, and practicing evidence-based dentistry and medicine. Dr. Fullmer was born and raised in the greater Salt Lake area. He attended the University of Utah, and earned a bachelor’s degree in medical biology. Afterward, he attended the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. While in dental school, Dr. Fullmer’s exposure to oral surgery led him to pursue post-graduate specialty training. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the Cook County and Northwestern Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois.

During his residency, Dr. Fullmer gained specialty training in wisdom teeth removal, bone grafting, IV anesthesia, dental implants, surgical treatment of oral pathology, maxillofacial trauma, corrective jaw surgery, maxillofacial reconstruction, and surgical treatment of TMJ disorders. Dr. Fullmer also has a special interest and training in arthroscopic TMJ surgery.

In his spare time, Dr. Fullmer enjoys being with his family, hiking, golfing, camping, skiing, and snowboarding.

Professional Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Alta View: Sandy, UT
  • Heber Valley Hospital
  • Intermountain Medical Center: Murray, UT
  • Lone Peak Hospital
  • St. Mark’s: Murray, UT
  • Mountain Point Medical Center: Lehi, UT
  • Park City Hospital
  • Riverton Hospital: Division Chief


  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Utah Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • California Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons