Dr. Craig Merrihew, DDS

Dr. Craig Merrihew, DDS

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Dr. Craig Merrihew, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.Read his story

Canyon Crest Dental

5225 Canyon Crest Dr Ste 209

Riverside, CA 92507
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental of Washington
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merrihew's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Air Abrasion
Amalgam Dental Fillings
Athletic Mouthguards
Bad Taste in Mouth
Bite Adjustment
Bonding Disorders
Bone Grafting
Bone Loss
Bone Regeneration Procedure
Broken Tooth
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Cancer Screening
Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
Canker Sore
Cavity
Ceramic Dental Crowns
Chipped Tooth
Clear Dental Braces
ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
Cold Sore
Complex Tooth Extraction
Composite Fillings
Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
Conscious Sedation
Cosmetic Conditions
Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
Cosmetic Procedure
Deep Bleaching
Dental Bonding
Dental Bridge
Dental Cleaning
Dental Crown
Dental Disorders
Dental Examination
Dental Filling
Dental Hygiene Services
Dental Implant
Dental Injury
Dental Inlays
Dental Onlay
Dental Procedure
Dental Prophylaxis, Adult
Dental Prophylaxis, Child
Dental Restoration
Dental Veneer
Dental X-Ray
Denture Repair
Dentures
Device Implantation and Extraction
Diagnostic Imaging
Digital Impression System
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
Dry Mouth
Dry Tooth Socket
Electrocautery
Electrosurgery
Endodontic Retreatment
Endodontic Surgery
Endodontic Treatment
Excessive Tooth Wear
Excision
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Fluoride Treatment
Fluoride Varnish
Fluorosis
Full Mouth Reconstruction
Gingivitis
Grinding of Teeth
Gum Disease
Gum Disease Treatment
Halitosis
Health Screening
Implant-Supported Bridge
Implant-Supported Crown
Implant-Supported Dentures
Intraoral Camera
Invisalign®
Invisible Dental Braces
Jaw Sprain
Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
Light Activated Teeth Whitening
Local Anesthesia
Loose Teeth
Misaligned Teeth
Molar Endodontics
Mouth Conditions
Mouth Lesions
Mouth Ulcer
Mouthguards
Nightguard
Nitrous Oxide Administration
Nitrous Oxide Sedation
Non-Surgical Bite Correction
Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
Oral Infection
Oral Surgical Procedures
Orofacial Pain
Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
Orthodontic Treatment, Early
Pediatric Dental Exam
Periodontal Exam
Physical Examination
Plaque
Pocket Depth Measurement
Porcelain Bridge
Porcelain Crown
Porcelain Dental Inlays
Porcelain Dental Onlays
Porcelain Fixed Bridges
Porcelain Veneers
Post-Operative Care
Postoperative Pain
Preseason Dental Exam
Prosthetic
Receding Gums
Removable Appliances
Removal of Bone Spur
Restoration of Dental Implants
Retainer Therapy
Root Canal
Root Planing
Rotary Endodontics
Sensitive Teeth
Simple Tooth Extractions
Single Visit Root Canals
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
Smile Makeovers
Snoring Prevention
Soft Tissue Infection
Stained Teeth
Sterilization
Swollen Gums
Tartar Buildup
Teeth Extraction
Teeth Polishing
Teeth Scaling
Teeth Whitening
Teething
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Tender Gums
Thumb Sucking
TMJ
Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
Tooth Abrasion
Tooth Abscess
Tooth Attrition
Tooth Avulsion
Tooth Damage
Tooth Decay
Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Discoloration
Tooth Loss
Tooth Malformation
Toothache
Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
Upper Dentures

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our commitment is to provide our patients the highest standards of personalized dental care with gentle, efficient, and professional manner. We trust you will find the atmosphere calming, the staff friendly, and our dental services exceptional.

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics

Education

  • 1979
    University of Southern California
    Medical School
    1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Merrihew's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Merrihew

4.8

Based on 804 reviews

5 Stars
87.43781094527363%
(703)
4 Stars
8.08457711442786%
(65)
3 Stars
2.736318407960199%
(22)
2 Stars
0.4975124378109453%
(4)
1 Star
1.243781094527363%
(10)

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I went to my appointment today and left feeling less then pleased! First I'll start with the pros: -Nice office -Friendly staff EXCEPT 4 Makayla (will discuss in cons) -Prompt with appointment time -Dentist is very nice & explains everything well Cons: -Makayla-idk what her position there is but...Read More
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This dentist does not stand behind the substandard work his employees perform. I had a crown replaced on one of my front teeth and the color was too dark and didn't match my other teeth. When I brought it to their attention, they told me it was because the dentist used the wrong kind of post and...Read More
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Locations

Canyon Crest Dental

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Delta Dental
Delta Dental PPO
Delta Dental of Washington
Delta Dental Premier
MetLife
MetLife PPO
United Concordia
United Concordia DHMO