Our Doctors

Meet Dr. Zach Hazelton, D.D.S.

Dr. Hazelton was born and raised in Bemidji, Minnesota. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota in 2008. Shortly thereafter, he opened Hazelton Family Dentistry. Dr. Hazelton is also a graduate of Saint John’s University. Dr. Hazelton is an active member of the Northwest District Dental Society, Minnesota Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He has devoted his career to staying current and being actively engaged in continuing education and utilizing the latest technology.

His hobbies include upland bird hunting and spending time outdoors with his family. Dr. Hazelton is married to Dr. Jen Hazelton and they have two active and beautiful daughters.

Dr. Zach Hazelton


Meet Dr. Steven DeKoster, D.D.S.

Dr. Steve DeKoster attended Gustavus Adolphus College for two years, before being accepted into the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He graduated in 1972 and moved onto a six month post-doctorate program in pediatric dentistry. He then opened the Hutchinson Dental Center in 1973 with an interest in new technology in the field of dentistry. His extensive experience has made him one of the foremost experts in the field of CEREC® CAD/CAM machines in the US. Dr. DeKoster was one of the original twelve trainers for the Patterson Dental Company and has trained hundreds of dentists from all over the country in the use of this technology. Recently retired to the Walker area, he currently travels as a consultant and trainer for the Sirona Corporation working with military bases, dental schools and Veterans Administration clinics all over the United States.

Dr. Steven Dekoster