The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Joshua C. Merrell
A native of Hendersonville, Dr. Merrell graduated from West Henderson High School. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. After completing his dental training, he worked at the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center in Dobson, NC while his wife completed medical school and residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Merrell opened his private practice in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in 2006. In his spare time, Dr. Merrell enjoys, golf, basketball, hiking, snow skiing and movies.
- American Dental Association
- North Carolina Dental Society
- First District Dental Society
- Henderson County Dental Society
- Carolina Mountain Dental Education Club
- International College of Implantology
- Buncombe County Dental Society
Dr. Corry Brown
Dr. Corry Brown was born in the small mountain town of Cumberland, Maryland. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Biology from Clemson University, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland Dental School. Upon completion of his degree, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry while working as a resident at Choptank Community Health System on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. During his residency training, Dr. Brown cared for patients with a wide range of medical backgrounds, including pediatric and geriatric dentistry. Dr. Brown enjoys providing patient centric comprehensive oral health care for every one of his patients. Dr. Brown and his wife relocated to Asheville, NC in 2016 to be closer to family and to partake in their favorite activities which include hiking, kayaking, and Clemson football.