Welcome to Our Practice

At the office of Dr. Mary A. Merlo-Murison, our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

Quality Care
When you have dental problems, you need to turn to a dentist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly dentist who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Informed Patients
Dr. Mary A. Merlo-Murison believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. See our complete List of Services. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting
The best care in the world doesn't mean anything if you can't access it.  We strive to make our Chicago Loop office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about our office, including our Chicago Loop location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling. You can even email a Request for an appointment right here!

We hope you find this website useful and invite you to Contact us with your questions at any time!



Chicago Loop Dentist - Dr. Mary Merlo-Murison

Mary A. Merlo-Murison, DDS

Dr. Mary Merlo-Murison has been practicing dentistry since earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1988. For 25 years, she had the privilege of working alongside her father, Dr. James Merlo, who established the practice on Michigan Avenue in the late 1960s.

Dr. Merlo-Murison's focus is to provide her patients the highest level of dental care. An essential component of that is to help patients achieve their best smile. She not only helps patients maintain optimal dental health, she also listens to their concerns. Understanding her patient's needs allows Dr. Merlo-Murison to provide the best individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Modern dentistry is continually changing and evolving. Dr. Merlo-Murison is a strong believer in remaining current in the field by refining her skills and keeping current on the latest techniques and technology. She undergoes extensive hours of training and Continuing Education courses. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and ITI Study Club for Implants.

Dr. Merlo-Murison earned her undergraduate degree from Lake Forest College in 1984. She and her husband, Larry, reside in the western suburbs. They have three children: Megan, Larry, and Natalie.