- Rancho Cucamonga
- San Bernadino
- Mira Loma
Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Sanjay Merchant, DDS
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.
Dr. Neeraj Saran
Dr. Neeraj Saran was born and raised in Southern California. He attended the University of California, San Diego and received his degree in human biology. Dr. Saran then attended Temple University in Philadelphia for his dental education. Although he enjoyed studying on the east coast, he knew he wanted to be close to home to serve patients in the communities in which he grew up in. Dr. Saran treats every patient like a friend and will listen to your concerns with compassion and care. In his spare time, he enjoys guitar/concerts, spending time with his wife Nina, and cheering for the Lakers.
Dr. Daniel Salazar, DDS
Dr. Daniel Salazar attended Southern Adventist University, where he received a dual bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Spanish. During his time in dental school, he actively participated in dental outreach programs, including a mission trip to Southeast Asia and was a student leader on the main clinic. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2020.
Dr. Salazar is a compassionate and energetic dentist, who always has the patient’s best interest in mind and strives to provide quality dental care to all who sit in his chair.
In his free time, he enjoys playing sports (primarily tennis, soccer, and cycling), singing karaoke, traveling (domestically and internationally), and playing the violin and guitar.
Meet Our Dedicated Staff
Alex (Front Office Lead)
My name is Alex, I’m the Front Office Coordinator at Southridge Dental Group. I’ve been in the dental field since 2004. I’ve had an interest in the dental field since I had braces in my teenage years. I am married and have a beautiful daughter. On my free time, I enjoy the outdoors, camping and going off-roading.
Hello! My name is Marie and I live in Riverside California. I have attended Riverside City College and San Joaquin Valley College. Since I have always had an interest in dentistry, I decided to become a Dental Hygienist. One of my passions is gently treating my patients with kindness and compassion. On my down time, I enjoy quality time with my family, laughing and having a good time!
I grew up in Long Beach & have lived in Corona for last 23 years. I went to UCI with a major in psychology but found my passion in dental hygiene. I graduated from USC dental hygiene program in 1998 & made Southridge Dental my home for the last 20 years. My patients is the reason I love coming to work everyday. It is a great honor to serve you & put your trust in me. I will continue to study & better my skills so your visit will always be a positive one. On my down time, I am an avid couponer & crypto trader.
Diana (Dental Assistant)
I’m an RDA. I currently reside in the city of Fontana, but was born and raised in Mexico. I have attended the dental assistant program at Concorde Career College where I obtained my dental assistant certificate, I also have a Bachelor’s Degree in teaching from my home country. I chose dentistry because I always wanted to help others and I can combine both careers by teaching patients to maintain a healthy smile and helping them work through their dental fears. In my down time I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and traveling.
- Dental Crowns
- Dental Bonding
- Dental Bridges
- Digital x rays
- Dental Fillings
- Dental Implants
- Teeth Whitening
- Childrens Dentistry
- Gum Disease Treatment
- Dental Cleanings Exams
- Porcelain Dental Veneers
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
2nd Saturday of the Month 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.