Cool Off, Take a Swim, Protect Your Smile
added on: July 1, 2015

During the summer heat, one of the best ways to cool off is to take a dip in your favorite swimming pool. While swimming is super effective at giving you a break from the sweltering sun, it can also negatively affect your smile. At my dental office in Westfield, we’d like to warn our patients… Read More…


Bella Blog
added on: October 15, 2013

It is an honor for Dr. Merriman to serve on their Medical Advisory Board and have the opportunity to share information with the Bella readers. “I love the philosophy of ‘Beauty as defined by you’.” Here are Dr. Merriman’s latest contributions to BellaNYC Magazine: Ask the Experts: When is the best time to visit a… Read More…


BellaNYC Magazine: featuring our local expert, Dr. Sunita Merriman
added on: April 25, 2013

We are excited to share with you that Dr. Merriman has been featured in Bella Magazine, NYC in their March 2013: the Wedding & Family issue, on their Ask the Experts page. What is the first step in getting a “picture perfect smile”? Read more here: BellaNYC: March 2013 or read the online version: http://issuu.com/bellanyc/docs/marapr13


Back to School
added on: October 8, 2012

As Labor Day rolls around every September, millions of families across America get their children ready to go back to school. I know many of my friends and patients regard this as the start of a ‘new year’ and I certainly approach it as such. Even though children openly grumble about earlier bedtimes and impending homework, there… Read More…


Halloween – Trick or Treat?
added on: October 24, 2010

“Do you let your kids eat candy?” I am often asked that question. I have witnessed all kinds of parental controls and attitudes towards the consumption of sticky, gooey and sugary treats. With Halloween around the corner, who can avoid the supermarket aisles of supersized bags of every possible variety of chocolate, gum and candy…. Read More…

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