Dental Office Team

The Team


At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Stacy Zion

Office Coordinator

​Stacy Zion is our Office Coordinator and is the first person that will greet you.  She joined our team in 2011. She is the person responsible for all patient insurance, accounts and scheduling.  She is friendly and has acquired a vast knowledge of our dental office and patient's needs.  She was also my assistant for many years so she can answer just about any question or can provide you in the right direction for answers.  

Patty Page

Head Dental Assistant, Osha Coordinator

Patty Page is the Dental Assistant in our office.  She is the person that will ensure a positive, pleasant experience while having dental work being done in our office.  She started with our team in 2022 and controls the HIPA and Osha requirements for our office.  She likes answering questions for patients and she is very approachable.

Zoe Patana, R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Zoe Patana is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined our team 2022.  She has a gentle and caring way about her as she cleans her patient's teeth. The patients at our office enjoy having her as their Hygienist and are pleased that she has joined our team.

Teresa Brown, R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Teresa Brown is one of our Lead Registered Dental Hygienist at our office.  Teresa has been a part of our dental team starting in 1999.  She is very thorough in her treatment of patients while at the same time being concise of patients needs and wants.  She enjoys the yearly continuing education and the continuing growth of the Dental Hygiene field.  

John A Vestal III, D.D.S.

Your Dentist

Dr. Vestal is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School.  He did a two year residency in Advance Education In Dentistry, at the university. The extra education he received was in all areas of dentistry.  He has received multiple certificates and accreditations within the Dental Profession.  He made Cortez his home in 1999 and loves the area.

He has a calm soothing demeanor.  He believes in prevention and educating his patients.  The dental work he provides is based on quality not quantity. Using only the highest quality products and American Labs.  His motto is one patient at a time and strives to see patients on time.