Waterman Boulevard Family Dentistry is a Fairfield based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages.

We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the art dentist equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like Invisalign®, Veneers, Dental Implants, Zoom Teeth Whitening and more. We also perform emergency dentist services that include root canals, crowns, sedation dentistry, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. The Doctors and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 707-429-0451 and experience why our patients think Waterman Boulevard Family Dentistry is the best dentist in Fairfield.

Meet The Team

Tica D.

Tica D.

Practice Manager

Tica has been in dentistry for more than 3 decades, having started as an RDA working for 2 oral surgeons. After 15 years working with surgeons, general dentists, periodontists and orthodontists, Tica transitioned into the administrative aspect of dentistry. She worked again for a general practitioner for 15 years and then managed 2 endodontic practices for 7 years.

Having clinical and administrative experience in all phases of dentistry, Tica is proud to have such a well oiled machine to work with. "This staff works hard and has fun at the same time."

Her outside interests are traveling, walking, reading, crocheting, swimming, wine tasting, dancing and spending time with her children and 2 grandsons, Darrien and Devin.
Katie K.

Katie K.


Katey decided to go into dentistry when she was 19 years old. She was born and raised here in Solano County and attended Blake Austin College in Vacaville.

Katey loves to spend time with her family and friends, especially her younger brother Josh. She spends most of her days off driving down Highway 1 and stopping at whatever beach catches her eye. She spends the rest of her days at home with her two spoiled rotten kitties, Buster and Panik and is obviously a huge Giants fan!
Matthew S.

Matthew S.


Matthew has been in the dental field since 2006. He started as a Registered Dental Assistant and in 2012, he graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Diablo Valley College.

Matthew is married and has 3 children. He loves spending time with his family and friends, spending time outdoors, going to the beach and exercising.

Personal Quote: "As my patient, you can expect a thorough and gentle exam and cleaning. I want you to feel comfortable with both your treatment and your mouth. Together we will help you achieve improved oral health and the beautiful smile you deserve. I want to exceed your expectations and be your hygienist for life!"

Meet The Doctor

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Dr. Neal Merchant

Dr. Merchant was born and raised in Houston, Texas before moving to the Bay Area. He received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and then went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Texas Dental School in Houston. Dr. Merchant moved to the Bay Area in 2016 and joined Waterman Boulevard Family Dentistry in May 2017.

Dr. Merchant has had a passion for dentistry since he was a child—he loves being able to help patients, whether it is alleviating their pain, counseling them on how to maintain good oral hygiene, or fine tuning every detail to ensure that they have the smile that they have always wanted. Dr. Merchant understands that dental procedures can be distressing for patients, and he focuses on ensuring that his patients of all ages are comfortable and at ease.

Outside of work, Dr. Merchant is an avid basketball player and has even played in multiple national and international basketball tournaments against competition from around the world. He enjoys watching all sports and he is a huge Houston Rockets, Houston Texans & Houston Astros fan.

Dr. Merchant is well trained and experienced in many facets of dentistry and will be immediately able to provide your family with professional, experienced care in a comfortable and welcoming environment.