Dr. James Merrett, DDS

Dr. James Merrett, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Merrett, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of The Pacific School Of Dentistry in 1992 and practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

Hollywood Park Dental

400 N Loop 1604 E Ste 320

San Antonio, TX 78232
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MetLife
  • Tricare

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Dr. Merrett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Merrett "Dentistry is constantly changing. It is our job as health care professionals to change with it. Education University of the Pacific School of Dentistry – San Francisco, CA Chaminade University – Honolulu, HI Continuing Education & Professional Memberships Dr. Merrett has completed advanced education in full mouth reconstruction and neuromuscular dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute. He is also Invisalign certified. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics, Pierre Fauchard Academy and Hawaii Dental Association. Life & Hobbies Dr. Merrett and his wife, Luciana, have four children, Erin, Jack, Noah and Nina. He is involved with Give Back a Smile, where he donates dental services. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family, soccer, fitness, travel and food."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merrett "Since dentistry is constantly evolving, I seek to consistently evolve my skills as well. I strive to be a gentle, caring, funny and all around great dentist for my patients."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Periodontitis
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries


  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lower Dentures
  • MAC Veneers™
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
  • X-Ray
  • da Vinci® Veneers


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Chaminade University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of The Pacific School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Merrett has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Merrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Hawaii Dental Association, Member
  • International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics, Member
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy, Member
  • Texas Dental Association, Member

Dr. Merrett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrett to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Merrett's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in San Antonio |
Dr. Merrett and his staff were exceptional. I broke a tooth during a very busy week and had limited time to get it fixed. They added me onto the morning schedule, and I had seen Dr. Merrett before my scheduled appointment time. My tooth was fixed with great skill and compassion, and it looks like...more
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in San Antonio, TX |
Great guy and excellent service! The office staff are very attentive and supportive!
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in Lytle, TX |
I went to see Dr. Merritt with many serious issues, not once did he have anything negative to say. He had the solution to all my problems. He warned me that it was going to take time. I received excellent chair side manor, and Frank was also amazing. They also made sure I was never in pain. I was...more
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Dr. Merrett accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MetLife
  • Tricare

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