About Your Dentist

James Merrett, DDS

"Dentistry is constantly changing. It is our job as health care professionals to change with it."


  • University of the Pacific School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
  • Chaminade University Honolulu, HI
  • Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Merrett has completed advanced education in full mouth reconstruction and neuromuscular dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute. He is also Invisalign certified. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics, Pierre Fauchard Academy and Hawaii Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Merrett and his wife, Luciana, have four children, Erin, Jack, Noah and Nina. He is involved with Give Back a Smile, where he donates dental services. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family, soccer, fitness, travel and food.

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Michael Morehead, DDS

Being a dentist is a great privilege. I love interacting with my patients and their families; watching first hand the life-changing impact I can provide them through quality dental care its extraordinary.


  • MAGD, Master in the Academy of General Dentistry
  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Buffalo, NY
  • IV Moderate Sedation, University of Southern California
  • BA, Chemistry, University of South Florida Tampa, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Morehead is Past-President of San Antonio Academy of General Dentistry. He was also the Student Body President at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.

He is also a Master and Fellow at the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow at the Academy of Dentistry International. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Orthodontic Society and American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Morehead is also IV Sedation certified.

Personal Attention Professional Care

Dentistry is constantly evolving, so in order to stay ahead of the curve, its necessary to improve upon your own skills and expertise. Im a firm believer in this, and in order to provide the best care I can, I will continually seek out new opportunities to expand my dentistry knowledge.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Morehead currently resides in San Antonio, TX with his wife Megan and children. Hes a Board of Director member for the Burn Recovery and Research Foundation and a Colonel in the US Army Reserves. In his free time, Dr. Morehead enjoys cycling, running, fitness and auto racing.

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Emily Walton, DDS

“Put on your best smile every day!”

My Mission

“My goal is to provide high-quality, comfortable dental care that is tailored to each of my patient's needs. I hope to educate my patients and establish an ongoing dialogue that can grow and evolve into long-lasting, collaborative relationships.”


General Practice Residency
Weill Cornell Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital – New York, New York

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine – Stony Brook, New York

Master of Science
Georgetown University – Washington, D.C.

Bachelor of Science
Boston College – Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Walton is committed to continuing education and completed a general practice residency following dental school at the New York Presbyterian Hospital on the Weill Cornell campus in Manhattan. Since then she has taken a variety of courses at industry-leading organizations including the Pankey Institute, the Spear Institute, and the ATC Implant Institute. She is Invisalign certified and is an active member of the American Dental Association. She also served on the New Dentist Committee and the Membership Committee for the New York County Dental Society while she was practicing in New York.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Walton was born and raised in New York and has recently moved to Texas to join her husband. She enjoys running, working out, figure skating, photography, trying new foods, and traveling.