Meet The Staff
Experienced, Friendly Dental Care Staff Members
Charity Taylor, RDH received her Associates degree in Applied Science from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for Dental Hygiene in 1999. She has worked for Dr. Merritt since 1999, and she enjoys providing a service that improves a patient’s smile. Charity was born and raised in Henderson County.
April Livesay is Dr. Merritt's dental assistant. She graduated from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2001 with a diploma in Dental Assisting. She has worked for Dr. Merritt since 2008. She enjoys the contact with patients and helping them achieve optimal dental care. She is married and has two children.
Dr. Kenneth L. Merritt was born in Nashville, Tenn. He has spent most of his life in Hendersonville, N.C., and he graduated from the University of North Carolina-Asheville with a BS. degree in Chemistry in 1981. He attended the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry where he graduated in 1986 and began a solo private practice the same year.
His practice revolves around a conservative philosophy and includes all phases of restorative dentistry, fixed and removable prosthetics and implant restorations. Dr. Merritt is a member of the American Dental Association as well as the North Carolina Dental Society.
He is married to Theresa, and they have four children. His hobbies include spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.