Merced, CA

We’re pleased to officially announce that this Access Dental Merced office, has joined the Western Dental & Orthodontics family. Rest assured, when you and your family come in for your next appointment, you will receive a warm welcome, great service and the high-quality dental care you have always experienced. You will see many familiar faces and perhaps some new ones. Our goal is for you to be comfortable and treated well.

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12 W 20th St
Merced, CA 95340

Ph: (209) 388-1000
Fax: (209) 388-1403

Office Hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00am-6:00pm

About Us

Our newly remodeled Merced office is located on 20th Street in Merced, just three blocks off East Main Street in a quiet, residential neighborhood. We offer convenient evening appointments to accommodate our working patients. Our office staff looks forward to scheduling your appointment, no matter what you may need in order to give you a brighter, more confident smile.

Tina Castillano, Office Manager, leads the team at the Merced office. Feel free to provide Tina with feedback or questions regarding our services. She can be reached by calling the office or by emailing Tina.

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Dr. Freddy Laparra

Dr. Laparra is originally from Guatemala and graduated from dental school in 1993 in Mexico. He speaks both English and Spanish and has an “easy going” attitude that makes him a favorite with his patients. He has three children who he enjoys spending time with and he also enjoys exercising and dancing.

Dr. Patricia Portillo

Dr. Portillo was raised in El Salvador and attended dental school in Mexico. She began practicing dentistry in 2003 and, in addition to Spanish, Dr. Portillo speaks fluent English. Dr. Portillo is a very gentle and nurturing dentist who wants her patients to be at ease during their appointments. She is married and enjoys nature photography; one of her favorite places to take pictures is Yosemite.

Tina Castillano

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