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We are a dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long-lasting smiles!

At High Desert Dental, trust is everything to us. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about coming to the dentist. That is why it is our mission to actively provide a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and services to make each visit a comfortable, positive experience. Dr. Eastham is friendly, compassionate, and highly skilled. You are in great hands. 

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Dr. Josh Eastham

Meet Your Friendly, Trusted, Grand Junction Dentist

Dr. Josh knew he wanted to make a career in the healthcare field at a young age because he loved the idea of helping others live a healthy lifestyle and truly enjoy life to the fullest. When he was studying at University of Iowa he found his passion was in dentistry after having spent many clinical hours shadowing different healthcare professionals. While shadowing a family friend at his practice, Dr. Josh knew he had discovered his true passion in dentistry. The combination of science and art and specifically having the opportunity to heal with his hands was the perfect fit. Dr. Josh also loves to meet new people and develop relationships, helping others to achieve healthy smiles.

Outside of dentistry Dr. Josh enjoys spending time with his wife Emily, daughter Ellie, and their two dogs Lilly and Frisbee. His hobbies include fly fishing, ultimate frisbee, ice hockey, running, and golfing- though not as well as he would always like! Dr. Josh is very excited to be a member of the Grand Junction Community and to get to know you all!

Our Team's Commitment
To Your Dental Care

A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning for any of your dental needs to help patients succeed in their dental health.

Lastly, infection control is vital to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).



Dental Assistant

Raely-Ann is a 5th generation native, born and raised in Grand Junction. She and her husband, Matt, have a daughter, Kimberly. She loves spending time with her family and friends. Currently, she is taking classes at CMU to further her dental career.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda graduated from Grand Junction High School and attended Mesa State (CMU) and CNCC, where she was a proud member of Phi Theta Kappa and graduated with Honors on the Presidential Distinction List. She joined this office in 2006, and patient care and continuing education are some of her top priorities. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with my family (puppies included!), gardening, and hiking. Amanda says she supports our local community by "frequently getting volunteered to do unofficial wine tours in Palisade for family, friends, and visitors."



Office Manager

Deana graduated from Pacific College of Medical and Dental in San Diego. She has been in the dental field for 32 years and her favorite part of her job is seeing our patients smile. In her free time, Deana loves spending time with her kids and grandchildren and traveling whenever she can.



Front Desk

Veronica was born in Mexico, and at the age of 6, they migrated to the US, becoming a resident of Colorado. Veronica has loved living here since! She and her husband, Mario, have three wonderful kids and two energetic mini bullterriers. Outside of work, Veronica loves backyard BBQs or carne asadas with a good game of volleyball and kickball.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Brittany grew up in Rangely, Co and graduated as Valedictorian. After high school, she attended CNCC, where she graduated with honors on the presidential list. At work, Brittany getting to know her patients while helping them have a positive experience at the dental office. In her free time, she loves spending time with her two dogs and going outside.



Dental Assistant

After 17 years of being an EMT I have discovered the dental world and I couldn’t be happier. I was originally a patient at High Desert Dental and had such a great experience with the work I had done that I was excited to learn of the opportunity to join the team! I am a Grand Junction native and I enjoy many things including being outside, camping, boating, rafting, trail running, going to the gym and most spending time with my family. I look forward to helping you get the smile you’ve always wanted, here, at High Desert Dental.

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