Dr. Robert Chidester graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Ill., in 1983, then worked in a private practice in Salt Lake City for the next five years. From 1988 to 1995 he worked at Al-Hada Military Hospital in Taif, Saudi Arabia.
When Dr. Chidester returned to Utah in 1995, he became affiliated with Monarch Dental and currently serves as the Market Dental Director for Utah. Dr. Chidester was a member of SEAL Team 2′s International Smile Project to Thailand in May 2012.
Dr. Chidester’s wife, Nally, is originally from Bangkok, Thailand and is fluent in Thai; they have been married for 31 years. Nally owns and operates a very successful Thai restaurant in Sandy, Utah. Their four children all graduated from the University of Utah and all are married. Dr. Chidester and his wife have four grandchildren.