marcel f

Best dental visit ever. Felt like home, very comfortable. Sheree is a great hygienist! First visit, have a customer for life.

on Nov 16, 2018

michael f

Best and most fun hygienist on the planet - Rachel. Dr. Nick is precise and I appreciate his expertise.

on Nov 08, 2018

vickie w

I had a very good visit. Rachel did an excellent job and Dr. Nick didn't find any problems.

on Nov 07, 2018

carol r

Staff very pleasant and very helpful.Office rooms clean and organized. Only criticism I have is cost of care. It is not economical for us to purchase dental insurance, and on a fixed income with the cost of everything skyrocketing, we are beginning to have to make money choices.

on Nov 07, 2018

diane d

Simply wonderful!! Everyone is very nice and Dr. Nick is awesome!

on Aug 10, 2018

bradley b

The Doc and the staff are

on Aug 09, 2018

john k

Sherry did a great job cleaning my teeth. Dr. Nick is a really nice guy and very gentle. A great dentist. Prices are getting too high though.

on Jul 24, 2018

donna h

Everyone is always helpful and accommodating!

on Jul 18, 2018

anonymous

Everyone was kind, efficient and thoughtful. Loved talking to Beth or trying to talk as my teeth were cleaned. Leslie was especially helpful , kind and caring and beautiful. Love Dr. Hartranft :-).

on Jun 21, 2018

sharon m

Prices have really gone up.

on Jun 21, 2018

anonymous

Its a very friendly place. Dr. Nick is one of the most gentle dentist I have ever had. He and the staff were willing to answer any of my questions.

on Jun 21, 2018

susan g

Good job. Thanks!

on Jun 15, 2018

ron l

Rachel is the best hygienist

on May 11, 2018

william b

This was my first appointment with Merit Dental. I was very impressed with how friendly and professional everyone was. The dental hygienist did a very thorough job cleaning my teeth and the dentist took his time to check my teeth and look at the x-rays. I highly recommend Merit Dental if you are looking for a dentist!!!!

on Apr 18, 2018

john h

It was far beyond what I expected.///jrh

on Apr 11, 2018

karen o

Donna is the best hygienist. She was gentle and caring. Something I haven't experienced in a long time. I don't know if she is new but I hope she stays around.

on Apr 06, 2018

bonny s

Love the staff friendly professional caring

on Apr 04, 2018

anonymous

ON TIME and pleasant staff

on Apr 04, 2018

cheryl m

Excellent! Beth was outstanding as well

on Apr 04, 2018

brenda s

I am not a big dentist fan, as I know a lot of people feel the same. Dr.Nick is such a sweet man....he's very caring about hurting you, he's very quick & accurate getting my dental work done....very compassionate.

on Mar 28, 2018

debra m

I highly recommend this dentist and staff. They are very professional. Everyone is kind and really tries to treat you well.

on Mar 21, 2018

anonymous

Dr. Nick and his staff are very attentive and were happy to answer all of my many questions regarding my dental health.

on Mar 13, 2018

edna c

Outstanding experience overall!

on Mar 13, 2018

craig f

Staff was very efficient, friendly,professional, and personable. Dr. Nick kept me informed during the procedure as to what was happening and made me feel very comfortable. He did a great job and I had a very positive experience.

on Mar 01, 2018

phyllis m

I miss my lady who clean your teeth, but Donna did ok job. Susan retired. She will be miss\

on Feb 01, 2018

judith l

This practice provides state of the art care. They show honest concern for your needs. They are extremely professional and efficient.

on Jan 31, 2018

jeffrey h

Never felt a thing. Very caring doctor.

on Jan 31, 2018

freni a

Very comforting, explained all procedures, clean up to date facilities. No wait.

on Jan 30, 2018

diana k

SWEET

on Jan 19, 2018

kenneth b

Excellent and friendly service. Concerned about patient's pain tolerance. Explained process. Very professional.

on Jan 18, 2018

frank c

Great organization. Everyone is always pleasant and efficient. I have been going to this dental office for almost 40 years. I have always trusted Dr. Lazur and now now Dr. Hartranft. Would not want to go anywhere else.

on Dec 19, 2017

charlene b

Attentiveness to patient's needs.Superior service. No pain. Excellent results.

on Dec 12, 2017

john h

Friendly and courteous are two words that first come to mind. Experienced and mindful of my aversion to dentistry actually made this a pleasant visit.///jrh

on Dec 11, 2017

john h

Everything went well!

on Nov 29, 2017

jan s

The hygienists were wonderful. The dentist is friendly and efficient. His nerve blocks work great!

on Nov 24, 2017

margaret h

This was my first time getting a filling with Dr. Hartranft. He was very professional and kind and my result seemed perfect!

on Nov 22, 2017

anonymous

Excellent and professional service. Sheree the hygienist is so good, friendly and very gentle.

on Nov 14, 2017

anonymous

I had my teeth examined and cleaned. Sheree the hygenist was excellent. She was so thorough and gentle.

on Nov 14, 2017

bonny s

Wonderful staff and doctor

on Nov 09, 2017

ronald f

Excelent

on Sep 28, 2017

william g

I am very pleased in the manor in which Beth cleaned my teeth. She is very pleasant and should be an asset to Merit Dental.

on Sep 09, 2017

richard s

Keep up the good work.

on Aug 27, 2017

mark p

Nice experience

on Aug 19, 2017

kenneth b

very friendly and profesional

on Jul 25, 2017

william g

Dr. Nick and Carol were both very professional. They were concerned with my comfort during the procedure and asked me to contact the office if I experienced any discomfort after I left the office.

on Jul 24, 2017

anonymous

Very Friendly. Beth did a great job

on Jul 19, 2017

katanah k

It was my daughters 1st appointment ever and now she loves the dentist!!! Clean, kind, professional. Thank you!

on Jul 12, 2017

anonymous

The office is neat and very clean. I have never had to wait beyond my scheduled appointment time. Staff are professional, attentive, and pleasant.

on Jul 11, 2017

susan k

Everyone is great . Sue did an excellent job cleaning my teeth and the Doc is very learned in his field .

on Jul 06, 2017

william w

Work for pre double crown couldn't have went any better. Dr. Hartranft & Kim were excellent and gave me a step by step analysis. I may even try one on myself next time.

on Jun 29, 2017

melinda w

Everyone is so nice and professional in their field. I recommend it highly if you need dental care. Also, the music selection is very calming!

on Jun 22, 2017

frank c

I find it annoying that you ask me for a review every time I have had an appointment. It isnt necessary. I will let you know if I am dissatisfied.

on Jun 14, 2017

william w

Excellent. After losing a filling I was able to get a temporary bonding, and then was informed about the process upcoming. Very personable people so as a Corporation you should reward them; Dr. Nick, Susie, & the whole crew.

on Jun 08, 2017

anonymous

Excellent! Dr. Hartranft is a very knowledgeable, caring and professional dentist. I am impressed by his patience; and especially with me. I had to have bridge work and a crown done. He arranged for me and his assistant to come in at 7 a.m. to have the crown attended to. When I had my bridge work done he called me later that evening to be sure I was ok. He is serous about his practice of dentistry and follows through with the patients.

on May 31, 2017

bruce a

Painless in every sense of the word. Thanks

on May 31, 2017

anonymous

Perfect in every way

on May 18, 2017

anonymous

A friendly, clean, well-run clinic.

on May 15, 2017

pamela w

Love Dr Nick!! He often calls to check on how I'm feeling. All the staff are always concerned for your comfort.

on May 11, 2017

anonymous

Nice place nice staff everything is great, but prices are getting too high for people. Procedures have really gone up since merit dental took over and it seems I have more cavities now than I ever have?

on May 10, 2017

Thank you for you kind words about our staff. We have shared your other notes internally. Thank you.

anonymous

Excellent service. Patient friendly

on May 10, 2017

anonymous

Every thing went well.

on May 09, 2017

anonymous

Great service, very friendly and willing to answer all my questions!

on May 09, 2017

brenda s

I don't know what the name of the girl was who took care of me, she said she just started a few weeks ago, but she was amazing.....very nice & very perky.....

on May 06, 2017

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Welcome to Merit Dental
Shamokin Dam, PA!

It is our pleasure to partner with you in your dental care. Whether you are a new patient or already part of our family, Merit Dental Shamokin Dam offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children.

We accept most insurance and 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
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

*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.

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$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.

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About Our Dentists

Dr. Nick Hartranft

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Pennsylvania State University
    Temple University School of Dentistry, DMD
  • Advanced Training: Invisalign Orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, American Student Dental Association
  • Interests: Dentistry, healthcare, fitness and nutrition, education, philanthropy, hiking, bicycling, fishing and kayaking.
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in providing my patients high quality dental care in a warm and comforting environment. I welcome patients' dental questions and concerns, and I will always treat you with my most caring touch. My main focus is to achieve genuine patient satisfaction. Together, we can provide you a dentition that will function, improve appearance, and last a lifetime."

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Nick Hartranft

Dr. Nick Hartranft

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Pennsylvania State University
    Temple University School of Dentistry, DMD
  • Advanced Training: Invisalign Orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, American Student Dental Association
  • Interests: Dentistry, healthcare, fitness and nutrition, education, philanthropy, hiking, bicycling, fishing and kayaking.
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in providing my patients high quality dental care in a warm and comforting environment. I welcome patients' dental questions and concerns, and I will always treat you with my most caring touch. My main focus is to achieve genuine patient satisfaction. Together, we can provide you a dentition that will function, improve appearance, and last a lifetime."

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