Dentist in Provo, UT
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Dr. Gary Wiest
Dentist in Provo, UT
Dr. Wiest will be the first to admit that one of his favorite hobbies is his work. He has chosen to do what he greatly enjoys and has surrounded himself with people he thinks of as friends and family. He has been in practice in Provo since 1985. He worked with his father, Clinton Wiest, for his first six years. Wiest family dentistry has been a great tradition for over 60 years.
Dr. Wiest was born and raised in Provo, UT. He served a two year mission for his church in Scotland. He graduated from Brigham Young University and went to dental school at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated with highest honors while receiving a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry.
Dr. Wiest has been a member of the Utah Dental Association, The American Dental Association, and The Academy of General Dentistry since 1985. He has served as President of the Provo District Dental Society and the Scientific Chair of the UDA Convention in 2003. He was President of the Utah Dental Association in 2013-2014. He is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and The International College of Dentists. He currently serves on the board of the Professional Insurance Exchange, the Liability Insurance Co. for Utah dentists. Dr. Wiest is a member of the Provo Rotary Club and also serves his community in his religious activities. Dr. Wiest is dedicated to the quality of care given to his patients. He attends many hours of continual training in dental hygiene, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy, and implants.
Sharon is the wife of Dr. Wiest. She works part time as a receptionist in the office. Sharon and Gary have four children and ten grandchildren. She goes to the elementary schools in the county and performs a dental health marionette show for school assemblies during February. She does this with other dental spouses in the area. She is also involved with the Dental Alliance on the state and national level.
Jami grew up in Provo, Utah. She has been married for eight years and she and her husband have five children. Jami has been working in the office as our hygienist since July 2014. She attended Utah College of Dental Hygiene in Orem and she has been working as a hygienist for five years. She loves to go on vacations!
Stacy is from Orem, Utah. She has been working here for more than five years. She enjoys working with our great patients. Stacy works as a receptionist and assistant to the office manager. She loves being outdoors in the sunshine with her husband and two little girls.
Sidney is from Orem, Utah. She has been working here since 2016. She is married to Cameron Kocherhans, who is a longtime patient in our office.
Chanel is from Provo, Utah. She is a student at UVU majoring in Spanish. We love that she can speak Spanish with our patients! She served a mission in Portland, Oregon. Chanel loves spending time in the Dominican Republic where she went on a humanitarian trip. Chanel loves Yoga!
Kay has been working with Dr. Wiest for more than 20 years. She is the Office Manager/Coverage Specialist. She enjoys working with our patients in regards to their dental coverage and helping them get their claims paid. She totally loves working with Dr. Wiest and his staff. They are some of the most wonderful, fun people she has ever worked with. They make coming to work a pleasure.
Kay just celebrated her 45th year of marriage to her really great husband. They have four children plus three "married into our family" children. They also have 15 grandchildren who light up their lives. She enjoys reading, crocheting, embroidering, and camping with her family.
Shaylee is married to Kyler LaRose. She grew up in Fillmore Utah. she loves to spend time out doors camping and being with her family. She went to school to be a dental assistant at Utah Valley Dental Assisting School in Provo, Utah.
Michaela loves people and loves dentistry, so working as a dental assistant has been one of her favorite jobs! she received her dental assisting certification in 2019. She is graduating in April 2020 from BYU and hopes to continue her career in the dental field. She got married in January of 2019. She loves the Provo area, attending all BYU sporting events and trying new restraunts!