Dr. Gary B. Wiest, DMD

Dr. Gary B. Wiest, DMD

Dentistry | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Wiest served as the president of the Utah Dental Association 2012-2013. Dr. Wiest is on the board for The...Read more

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Dr. Wiest accepts 18 insurance carriers

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based on 12 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Weist and his staff are great. The office is always clean and comfortable. My kids love going because of the enthusiasm of the staff. I am impressed with the up-to-date technology that is used and it is clear that everyone is up-to-date with the best practices in the field. It makes for a nice, comfortable experience. I drive 40 minutes just to go because Dr. Weist and the staff are that wonderful!
in Orem, UT |
Dr. Wiest is a great dentist with a lot of experience. He helped me stay calm when I was nervous about my root canal, and the tooth felt so much better after it was fixed. He is always very thorough and makes sure I am taken care of. We have appreciated having him as a dentist all these years.
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr Wiest's office. The receptionist is always very friendly and the hygienist and assistants know their patients. All in all, it's a very friendly atmosphere. Dr Wiest is very professional, yet still very personable. I had a cavity filled, and was very pleased with the work. It was quick, painless, and done very well. When I had a complication (not his fault), he got me right in and fixed it. I recommend him to all of my friends.
in Provo, UT |
The WORST Dentist I have EVER been to! Dr. Wiest is completely rude and blamed me for not being able to get my tooth fixed. Today was my FOURTH visit to fix one tooth. Why should I have to go back four times to fix one problem?! And to top it off he wouldn't fix it for me today because "I have plans at 6, so you'll need to come back." So he's telling me it takes 5 trips to fix a tooth....probably more given his record so far. This dentist has no clue what he is doing. He just shot out guesses li
We are sorry that you did not have a good experience at our office. After a tooth has a filling done, your mouth is numb. Sometimes the occlusion may need to be adjusted when you can feel it and it may require a follow up appointment. Even after the occlusion is checked, it may take a while for the nerves to calm down in a tooth that has been worked on. It is very common that a tooth needs time to feel better. You had come in two times for followup appointments and you were very uncooperative.
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Dr. Wiest says...

Dr. Wiest served as the president of the Utah Dental Association 2012-2013.

Dr. Wiest is on the board for The Professional Insurance Exchange 1994-current. He reviews dental malpractice cases.

Dr. Wiest is the President-Elect for the LDS Academy of Dentists. This is a worldwide service organization under the direction of Dr. Gordon Christensen, DDS.

Dr. Wiest is  a member of the International College of Dentists and serves as the Treasurer for the Utah Chapter.

Dr. Wiest says...

We do crowns in one day! We have a 3D image machine and do CT scans in the office! We use a special device for injections, called "The Wand."  You will hardly know that an injection has been done! Dr. Wiest keeps up with all of the latest techniques.

Dr. Wiest's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Dentistry
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University / College of Dental Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Procedures Performed

  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Invisalign®
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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