It looks like you’re trying to reschedule your appointment.

Please call for appointment changes.

Thank you!

ATTENTION: We are having phone trouble in some offices. If you are experiencing problems calling us, please use our online form until this is resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

toggle menu

Welcome to Merit Dental
Shelby, OH!

It is our pleasure to partner with you in your dental care. Whether you are a new patient seeking a dentist or already a part of our family, Merit Dental in Shelby, OH offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children. Serving the counties of Erie, Huron, and Ottawa, and the greater Shelby area. 

We also offer new patient specials. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dental Services

We are trained in the latest advances in dental treatment and are empowered to focus on the best care for you and your family. Our services include:

Accepted Insurance

Merit Dental accepts a wide range of dental insurance plans*, including plans from:

  • Delta Premier
  • Superior Dental

*This is not a comprehensive list, and is subject to change. Please contact your insurance provider to verify coverage and acceptance.

New Patient Offers

Please print out one of the offers below and bring it with you on your first visit to redeem.

Print Offers

$89

New Adult Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $236 - $363

$49

New Child Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $170 - $258

New patients only. Cannot be used with insurance, state or federal programs, or combined with other offers. If gum disease is present, offer limited to exam and x-ray. Child patient offer for ages 12 and under. Limited time only.

FREE

Electric Toothbrush

Following exam & x-rays

New patients who make an appointment at Midwest Dental will get a free electric toothbrush at their first visit following exam & x-rays. Cannot be used with federal or state programs or combined with other offers. Limit one offer per person. Product value up to $30. While supplies last.

Print Offers

About Our Dentists

Dr. Gary Johnson

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Case Western Reserve University – DDS
  • Advanced Training: Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dentures & Partials, Crowns & Bridges
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Central Ohio Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society, Pierre Fauchard Academy, The Shelby Foundation
  • Interests: Dr. Johnson enjoys golf, traveling in his motorhome, sports, reading, and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
  • Personal Statement: "It has been my goal for the last 40 years to provide my patients with the best possible dental care by establishing professional relationships and understanding their individual needs. It has also been important to me to establish a positive relationship with my staff and understand their needs. Having good communication throughout our practice allows us to deliver the best possible dental care for each of our patients in a comfortable environment."

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Gary Johnson

Dr. Gary Johnson

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Case Western Reserve University – DDS
  • Advanced Training: Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dentures & Partials, Crowns & Bridges
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Central Ohio Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society, Pierre Fauchard Academy, The Shelby Foundation
  • Interests: Dr. Johnson enjoys golf, traveling in his motorhome, sports, reading, and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
  • Personal Statement: "It has been my goal for the last 40 years to provide my patients with the best possible dental care by establishing professional relationships and understanding their individual needs. It has also been important to me to establish a positive relationship with my staff and understand their needs. Having good communication throughout our practice allows us to deliver the best possible dental care for each of our patients in a comfortable environment. "

You Can’t Say “Teeth” Without Teeth: Why Kids Sound Different When They Lose Their Baby Teeth

March 26, 2019

Go ahead. Say it aloud right now, or mouth it quietly so…

Read More

Three Things To Do Before 2019

November 14, 2018

Okay, seriously. What happened to 2018? Where did it go? With the…

Read More

Little known facts about teeth and summer

May 1, 2018

You protect your skin from the sun, but what about your teeth?…

Read More

What will you do in 2018?

January 31, 2018

What will you do in 2018?   We’re a month into another…

Read More

4 Things You Must Do Before 2017 Ends

November 9, 2017

The fear of missing out goes back to our childhood. Most adults…

Read More

You Say Potato, I Say…

March 23, 2016

With apologies to all of you who have the potato / potahto…

Read More

Things you lose, if you do not use.

October 29, 2015

We all hate to lose, especially when we don’t have to. Yet…

Read More

Little things doing big bad things to your teeth!

September 25, 2015

Little things can cause big problems. Think about termites. About the size…

Read More

Excuses to leave work early: Ranked from best to worst!

August 26, 2015

Let’s face it. Summer is way too short and fall is coming…

Read More

You Can’t Say “Teeth” Without Teeth: Why Kids Sound Different When They Lose Their Baby Teeth

March 26, 2019

Go ahead. Say it aloud right now, or mouth it quietly so…

Read More

Three Things To Do Before 2019

November 14, 2018

Okay, seriously. What happened to 2018? Where did it go? With the…

Read More

Little known facts about teeth and summer

May 1, 2018

You protect your skin from the sun, but what about your teeth?…

Read More

What will you do in 2018?

January 31, 2018

What will you do in 2018?   We’re a month into another…

Read More

4 Things You Must Do Before 2017 Ends

November 9, 2017

The fear of missing out goes back to our childhood. Most adults…

Read More

You Say Potato, I Say…

March 23, 2016

With apologies to all of you who have the potato / potahto…

Read More

Things you lose, if you do not use.

October 29, 2015

We all hate to lose, especially when we don’t have to. Yet…

Read More

Little things doing big bad things to your teeth!

September 25, 2015

Little things can cause big problems. Think about termites. About the size…

Read More

Excuses to leave work early: Ranked from best to worst!

August 26, 2015

Let’s face it. Summer is way too short and fall is coming…

Read More

You Can’t Say “Teeth” Without Teeth: Why Kids Sound Different When They Lose Their Baby Teeth

March 26, 2019

Go ahead. Say it aloud right now, or mouth it quietly so…

Read More

Three Things To Do Before 2019

November 14, 2018

Okay, seriously. What happened to 2018? Where did it go? With the…

Read More

Little known facts about teeth and summer

May 1, 2018

You protect your skin from the sun, but what about your teeth?…

Read More

What will you do in 2018?

January 31, 2018

What will you do in 2018?   We’re a month into another…

Read More

4 Things You Must Do Before 2017 Ends

November 9, 2017

The fear of missing out goes back to our childhood. Most adults…

Read More

You Say Potato, I Say…

March 23, 2016

With apologies to all of you who have the potato / potahto…

Read More

Things you lose, if you do not use.

October 29, 2015

We all hate to lose, especially when we don’t have to. Yet…

Read More

Little things doing big bad things to your teeth!

September 25, 2015

Little things can cause big problems. Think about termites. About the size…

Read More

Excuses to leave work early: Ranked from best to worst!

August 26, 2015

Let’s face it. Summer is way too short and fall is coming…

Read More