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About Dr. Neal Merchant DDS

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.