Dr. Dennis DeLoach
Dennis A. DeLoach attended Utah State University on a football scholarship from 1977 to 1981. He was an all-conference linebacker and voted team captain in 1981. He studied biology and chemistry while at Utah State. He also met the love of his life, Camille Meyer from Hooper, Utah, while attending college. She was a cheerleader. They were married in 1982, he attended dental school at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. DeLoach and Camille have six wonderful children and several grandchildren.
Dr. DeLoach has completed well over 1,000 hours of advanced training in implants, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, wisdom tooth surgery, root canals, sedation dentistry, and many other phases of dentistry. Dr. DeLoach takes pride in performing a wide variety of dental procedures for his patients.
Dr. DeLoach is a 2nd degree blackbelt in Kenpo karate, enjoys bird hunting, fly-fishing, salmon fishing in Alaska, and spending time with his grandkids. He has coached high school football in the state of Utah for over 20 years. His wife, Camille, is a 9-time World Martial Arts Champion and is a former member of the US Taekwondo National Team.
Dr. DeLoach loves his job and enjoys going to work every day. He has been in private practice since 1987, serving his patients in Utah.
Dr. Nick Dargel
Dr. Nick Dargel received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Utah Valley University and Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He was involved in many service opportunities during school and one of his favorites was a humanitarian trip he went on to Jamaica.
In 2010, Dr Nick was married to his beautiful wife Sheri. They have three daughters, Malia, Ava, and Sunny. They are expecting another daughter at the end of the year. They enjoy biking, geocaching, fishing,and exploring the many outdoor activities Utah has to offer.
Dr. Nick loves working with patients of all ages. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentists, the Academy of LDS Dentists, and volunteers at the Share a Smile clinic. He enjoys staying up-to-date in all aspects of dentistry in order to offer his patients the best care.
Meet Our Team
Our team at Merit Dental is highly experienced in dental care and enjoys forming tight bonds with each other and with our patients. We strive to provide you with high-quality dental care in Orem, Utah, and we are pleased to offer our services in English and Spanish. Contact us today to schedule your appointment with our skilled dentists!
Amber – Office Manager
Amber joined our team in April 2015, but she has been an office manager for more than 10 years, making sure patients have a good understanding of both their dental needs and benefits. She loves meeting, interacting with, and getting to know our patients. Amber is married with six children—five girls and one boy— she loves to travel, hang out with her family, and go boating and camping.
Brooklynn – Patient Experience Coordinator
Brooklynn has been part of our team since July 2016, and is the self-appointed comic relief—she loves giving everybody a reason to laugh! She also loves to see the significant impact that dentistry has on people’s lives. Brooklynn is bilingual in English and Spanish. She hit the jackpot in the marriage department when she married her cute genius of a husband. She has been searching for almost a year to find new hobbies, but she mostly enjoys taking naps and trying new recipes.
Heidi – Dental Hygienist
Heidi has worked in our office since 1997. She attended Provo College for dental assisting and graduated from UVU with honors in dental hygiene. Heidi loves all of her patients and coworkers, and strives to help educate patients on maintaining their dental health. She has three boys and enjoys travelling and playing the piano.
Kaisha – Hygiene/Dental Assistant
Kaisha became part of Merit Dental in August 2016. She helps make our office a comfortable dental home with her warm smile, her heart, and her love of the dental field. She enjoys coming to work each day and spending time with her patients and coworkers. Kaisha has one son who is five with four legs and fur. Her hobbies include hiking and working at a concert venue in Provo.
Michaela – Dental Assistant
Michaela completed her dental assisting classes in 2010 and joined our team in August 2015. She enjoys her work as a dental assistant working in the dental field. Michaela loves the people she works with and does her best to make patients and coworkers smile. Her biggest hobby is being a mom to her two boys.