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Dr. Mershon is incredibly honored to have been named 5280 Top Orthodontist for the 7th year in a row!
Dr. Mershon was born and raised in Colorado. He attended both Arvada West and Arvada high schools. He moved to New Orleans to attend Loyola University, where he majored in biology and minored in chemistry. After earning those degrees, he returned to his beloved state of Colorado where he began working in the dental field. He worked at Colorado’s largest full-service dental laboratory, where he quickly learned vital skills such as crown, bridge, denture, and implant fabrication.
To further his dental experience before applying to dental school, he began working as an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Hilary Baskin. After acceptance to Marquette University’s School of Dentistry, Dr. Mershon moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for his postgraduate, doctoral education. After earning his Doctorate in Dental Surgery and Sciences, he was accepted into Marquette University’s orthodontic program. He eagerly moved back to Denver after completion of the orthodontic program and rejoined Dr. Baskin in 2007.
Dr. Mershon holds memberships in many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists, Colorado Dental Association, Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, and Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists. He enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of orthodontics and has lectured to dental students, high school students, and children in the public schools. He has also been interviewed for numerous newspaper articles such as Colorado Parent magazine as a dental expert. He also has a passion for treating patients with developmental disabilities and sensory issues.
As a father of three young children, Dr. Mershon spends most of his out-of-office time changing diapers, helping with homework, playing hide and seek, and wrestling. Dr. Mershon is married to his everything, Becky. He enjoys basketball, golf, football, camping, and hiking and is particularly fond of any professional team from the Denver area!