Dentist in Hendersonville, NC

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

  Joshua C. Merrell

A native of Hendersonville, Dr. Merrell graduated from West Henderson High School.  He earned a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.  After completing his dental training, he worked at the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center in Dobson, NC while his wife completed medical school and residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.  Dr. Merrell opened his private practice in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in 2006.  In his spare time, Dr. Merrell enjoys, golf, basketball, hiking, snow skiing and movies.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • First District Dental Society
  • Henderson County Dental Society
  • Carolina Mountain Dental Education Club
  • International College of Implantology
  • Buncombe County Dental Society



  Dr. Cameron Swift

Growing up in the Winston-Salem area, Dr. Swift has a love and appreciation for the people and culture of North Carolina. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology andExercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Swift is especially interested in Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Endodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society. He is passionate about missions work both locally and overseas. When he’s not practicing dentistry, Dr. Swift enjoys playing sports, cooking, and spending time outdoors. 


Contact Us

Merrell Family Dentistry

(828) 692-1210
713 Oakland St Hendersonville, NC 28791-3647