Dentistry is how we help people


When you visit Merit Dental, you can rely on our dentist and team to provide you and your family with the highest quality of care. We are committed to helping you enjoy excellent oral health and a beautiful smile throughout your life, and offer a full range of treatments to meet your needs, from preventive care to cosmetic and restorative dentistry, orthodontics, and oral surgery. Call us today to learn more and schedule your consultation at either of our great location in  Orem!

Orem Location

Dr. Mike Christensen proudly provides complete dental care in Orem, Utah. Whether you need cosmetic services, oral surgery, restorative treatments, or even orthodontics, our dentist can provide the care you need. We are thrilled to welcome patients of all ages to our office. Please view the photos below to get a feel for our office. Call Merit Dental at 801-375-9511 today to learn more and schedule an appointment.

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Quality and Care Your Smile Deserves

At Merit Dental, we are dedicated to providing you with the highest possible quality of personal care. We invite you to call our office today to schedule your consultation.

Preventive Dentistry


General & Family Dentistry




Laser Dentistry


Dental Veneers & Lumineers®️


Teeth Whitening


Dental Bonding


Cosmetic Dentistry


What our patients are saying...

"I absolutely love this dental office! Got my cleaning and check up there, and am scheduled for some fillings next week. They treated me like family, we laughed and joked, and they took great care of my teeth. Me and my family are coming here for life, and you should too!"

"They were all great and friendly from the first day I made my appointment.. Went the extra mile to wotk with me and my insurance...Thank you all so much for seeing me and working with me.. You were all great"

"You won't find a better dental office anywhere! The doctors & staff are excellent, even my kids now love going to the dentist!"

"In 10 years of dental procedures, I have never experienced such professionalism and care. Merit Dental is the real deal. From start to end the entire staff was attentive, caring, accommodating, thorough, and exemplary. I had a bad filling fixed and two crowns, and every little detail or concern was…"

"Merit dental is very professional and honest in what they do! The staff are always so friendly and helpful. Whenever I ask for quotes or referrals for specialists, they are prepared and give me the best information, including the prices with my insurance company. We have been going to their office …"

"Everyone here is always so kind, caring, and friendly. I definitely recommend!❤️"

"Amazing customer service , professional and super friendly. Thank you guys so much"

"This front office is a 5 STAR Team. They should train other offices. They didn’t miss a step. It was a pleasure to meet everyone."

"Wonderful staff. Haven’t had a better dentist visit experience any where else."

"We love this place! Everyone who works there are super nice and my young kiddos love coming here which is a plus for me!!!"

"Seriously the best dental experiences I've had! You're greeted by super sweet girls when you walk in...the care team is amazing and puts you immediately right at ease. Dr C is patient, kind and just takes his time to make sure you are doing okay as he's going along. i really don't like going to th…"

"The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. Really enjoyed getting to know everyone and I certainly feel at ease about my dental health at this office."

"The whole team is amazing! They listened to my worries about my sensitive gums, gave me a quality clean, were gentle, and I left feeling great! Dr. Christensen is awesome and Heidi is the best. I’m really happy going to Merit Dental and highly recommend."

"I am always treated kindly and promptly. I needed some extra dental work done and it was taken care of efficiently and with care. They made sure to check insurance coverage for me and helped me look at some future options. Heidi is the best dental hygienist!"

"Probably the best experience I’ve had at a dentist! The staff were all kind and friendly and the office price was fair."

"Oh where to start! This office is amazing! The staff is so kind and the doctor was swift and knowledgeable! I always feel so taken care of here and I always leave feeling better and with a huge smile on my face! 10/10 do recommend!"

"I honestly had fun talking with the staff and felt comfortable here! The staff are so friendly and authentic and the prices (at least for a check-up or fillings) are inexpensive compared to other places in the area. I got my mission checkup done here and they made it all go smoothly."

"The Dr. is great!"

"This is a great office and amazing staff!"

"Everyone in this office is so kind and they make you feel right at home! 100% recommend this office!!"

"Awesome doctor and staff! Very friendly and helpful! Definitely recommend them!"

"Everyone here was so friendly and helpful! Getting my treatment done was so easy here!"

"Friendly staff and great care!  Our family loves Merit Dental!!"

"Great office and friendly staff!"

"Excellent experience at Merit Dental. The staff was very knowledgeable about my care. The doctor was great and afterward Amber was able to go over all my options to get all my needed work done. Awesome experience."

"Absolutely love this office! The entire team is so personable and makes you feel right at home! Would highly recommend going here!"

"Amazing office!! Very knowledgeable and experienced. The doctor is great and all the staff are excellent. They truly care about their patients and it was overall an awesome experience"

"The office is looks and feels cozy. The staff is super friendly. I was taken care of by Heidi and she was the friendliest Dental person I've ever had. She was also very quick, and professional. I was in and out quickly for a routine checkup, and had a great experience."

"Great office! You can tell the staff loves what they do! Very impressed by them!"

"They're really nice and do a great job!"

"Best patient experience ever. Heidi - the dental hygienist was exceptional! She was very thorough & explained all the procedures. The dentist answered all my questions. I will recommend the office to all my friends & family!"

"Amazing, the best dentist ever, very kind, caring and always making sure your comfortable. Iv never had a better dentist.P.S. He has pretty cute assistants to to keep you feeling good and comfortable. Thank you Merit Dental"

"The staff and Dr were so amazingly sweet and honest."

"I've never had a better experience at any other dentist office. The dentist and staff are phenomenal and go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable during your appointment. I got to interact with Heidi, Maddie, Amber, and Dr. DeLoach, and they were all fantastic and very personable! I'm so gl…"

"Best dental office I have been to in my entire life. I was over 38 weeks pregnant when I went and was feeling uncomfortable. They made my experience super comfortable. They not only had superior technical knowledge and skills, but additionally, the office was just a happy place to be. There was lau…"

"Dr Dargel and his staff do an amazing job.  I had a chipped tooth that completely caught me off guard, and my original dentist I've gone to since I was a kid recently retired.  These guys were able to fit me in and get everything taken care in one visit!  Nice, honest, genuine people…"

"Clean facility, friendly staff. I've recommended colleagues come here as well."

"Great staff and dentists. Paid attention to patient rather than talking to each other. Explained procedures and findings. Followed up after procedures to be sure there were no complications. Even give you a warm cookie if you want when you leave. (Cookies from a dentist? - maybe it is job security)."

"Absolutely LOVE this office. The staff is so friendly, caring, and the work is so great and affordable. Loved getting a warm cookie after my appointment and would recommend anyone here!!"

"I've been able to volunteer with Dr. Dargel at the Share a Smile clinic. I haven't seen another dentist who cares for patients the way does. He listens to them and treats them the way every dentist should."

"Friendly and fast"

"I love the atmosphere of this office! The staff is absolutely amazing! I didn’t go to the dentist for a very long time because of a bad experience and now I’m finally getting the work done that I need to because of this office! My kids are actually comfortable going as well which makes it even bett…"

"I come here twice a year for my regular checkups and love it! My hygienist, Heidi, is so friendly and does a fabulous job. All of the staff is nice and professional. I’ve never had a bad experience. I always look forward to my dentist appointments!"

"Dr. Nick Dargel is awesome! It seems to me that when he went to dental school he really learned his stuff. He is super knowledgeable and experienced in the dental field. I have been to many dentists and I felt like I could never get numb from the shots. I felt like when I went to the other dentists…"

"I have been with this staff (other than the current dentists, which are great) long before it was Merit. They are amazing people, it feels like some can be considered family (Heidi for sure) . I get nervous every time I need a filling or root canal. I'm surprised every time at how little pain and h…"

"I've had horrible experience when it's come to numbing along with the anxiety that comes with it. But today that's all changed! The staff and doctors know what they're doing and are so nice. I'll definitely keep coming back"

"I am terrified to go to the dentist, however, Heidi was awesome and made me feel comfortable. Great sense of humor!"

"The staff at Merit is fantastic. I've gone there for a few years now and have always had great work done."

"The friendliest staff over at merit dental. One of the best dental offices I have been to. They made scheduling easy, and the appointment even easier."

"Great staff. Especially the dental assistants 😁"


211 E 840 S, Orem, UT 84058

Phone: (801) 375-9511


  • MON - THU: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • FRI - SUN: Closed
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