Board-Certified Orthodontist

Meet Dr. Devan Vest

Dr. Vest grew up in Oak Hill, West Virginia, and will always be a proud Mountaineer! He received his Orthodontic Specialty training at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, after receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from West Virginia University.

Besides working in the clinic full time, Dr. Vest also performed research in fulfillment of a Master of Science degree, which supplements his Orthodontic Specialty Certificate.

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Dr. Vest is a member of many dental organizations and societies, including:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • New Mexico Dental Association

Outside of the Office

Dr. Vest and his wife, Angela, were attracted to Northern New Mexico after experiencing the beautiful scenery, the lovely climate, and the abundance of outdoor activities. Dr. Vest's favorite part of the New Mexico, however, is the people and relationships formed here. The people are truly the hidden gem and enchanting highlight of the area.

In his personal time, Dr. Vest enjoys mentoring, coaching, exercising, sports, traveling and participating in races. He recently age-group qualified for the 70.3 Ironman world championships. Most of all, Dr. Vest adores his family and loves spending time with Angela, Kyra, Ian, Sadie and Jayla.


Dr. Vest’s many awards and recognitions include:

  • WVU School of Dentistry award
  • Dr. William S. Kramer Award in the OKU Dental Honor Society
  • Basic Sciences Award in the OKU Dental Honor Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists Award
  • Annual American Association for Dental Research Award
  • William Butler Scholar Research Award
  • American Association of Oral Biologists Award
  • Patrick J. Farace Dental Anatomy Award
  • Horace Wells Anesthesiology Award
  • American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Award
Meet Dr. Vest