Dentist in Provo, UT
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Dr. Gary Wiest
Dentist in Provo, UT
Eighth North Dental Center
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 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 nine grandchildren. She goes to all 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.
Catherine is a native to Provo. She graduated from Ameritech in 2007 in dental assisting. Catherine has been working in the office as an assistant to Dr. Wiest for over eight years and she loves it! She also really enjoys speaking Spanish with anyone who is willing to practice with her.
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 hygienist. She loves being outdoors in the sunshine with her husband and two little girls.
Kala is originally from Redding, California, but currently she resides in Provo, Utah. She graduated in 2012 from BYU. She has been working at the dental office for two years. She enjoys skiing, kayaking, hiking, camping, photography, music, movies, and anything new and outdoors.
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.