Dr. Merchant was born and raised in Southern California. He attended UC Irvine for his undergraduate studies, and graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s in Biology. He later earned his DDS from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Doctor Merchant’s interests in dentistry include minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, and implants. Doctor Merchant strives to help patients keep a healthy smile and to have input in their treatment. He values the opinion and goals of his patients when it comes to their oral health, and uses cutting edge technology to help patients achieve the best results possible. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing basketball (and watching his beloved Lakers), playing guitar, reading, traveling, and being outdoors as much as possible.