Meet Our Team
Sarah is our patient care and financial coordinator. She takes great pride in making sure our office runs smoothly and efficiently with patient care being of the utmost importance to her. Her goal is to make your visit with us a positive experience from beginning to end. Sarah is friendly and has a genuinely compassionate demeanor. She enjoys her Merchant Endodontics Dental family and the kindness they all show for our patients and each other.
She is able to do all of this while being a wife to John and an awesome mother to Zach and Nikki. They reside in Carlsbad with their two boxers. Sarah’s favorite things to do are hanging out with her husband and kids, hiking, swimming and going to the beach.
Araceli is our lead dental assistant. Araceli is an expert at assisting Dr. Merchant while utilizing the operating microscope. Araceli strives to make every patient’s experience positive and efficient. Araceli has been with Merchant Endodontics since finishing her dental assisting school. She has learned to work under the microscope so efficiently we have patients comment on her abilities daily. She has grown in leaps and bounds and now manages all of our dental assisting operations. She is meticulous about cleanliness and keeping organized. She has an amazing work ethic and we always know we can rely on her for whatever our patients need, including helping to treat our patients after hours. She has always been open to growing with the practice and implementing new techniques. Araceli is always calm and positive. She is a kind and compassionate and a joy to work with.
In her free time, Araceli enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves enjoying the southern California weather.