Dr. Joseph Merritt

Meet Dr. Joseph Merritt

Dr. Joseph Merritt grew up in Roswell, Georgia, and is a proud alumni of Roswell High School. After graduating from the University of Georgia (go Dawgs!) with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry.

The driving force of Dr. Merritt’s career is his calling to serve others. He has volunteered on several dental mission trips in Nicaragua and Jamaica and served at a Free Day of Dentistry several years in a row in Savannah, where he started his career in dentistry. Dr. Merritt believes in providing quality, lifelong care to patients and their families and is grateful for the opportunity to practice in the community he calls home.

Dr. Joseph Merritt

Dr. Merritt is an active member of the following organizations:

In the Office

Dr. Merritt specializes in restorative and cosmetic dental procedures. He is also a certified Invisalign® provider and extensively trained in dental implants. As a commitment to his patients and his profession, Dr. Merritt is dedicated to consistently immersing himself in continued education and has accumulated hundreds of hours of CE and counting. The majority of his continuing education has stemmed from Spear Education, the Engel Institute, Molis Coaching, and the annual Thomas P. Hinman conference.

Dr. Merritt and family


Outside of the office, Dr. Merritt enjoys golfing, working out, playing cornhole, and spending time with family and friends — especially with his wife Kellie, daughter Lenny, and dog Riley. Anytime you want to talk about Georgia sports… he’s your guy