Meet the Doctors
Dr Nicholas Merica, DMD
Dr. Nicholas Merica graduated from Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine. Prior to attending dental school Dr. Merica received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Utah. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry. His favorite part is getting to know his patients and developing a continued relationship with them.
Dr. Merica is married to Cecile and together they have 3 beautiful children, twin girls and a baby boy. He loves spending time with his family. He served his church for two years as a missionary in Mexico, which helped him become fluent in Spanish. He enjoys sports, fishing, movies, and spending time outdoors. A good friend from dental school introduced him to MO and once he saw the beautiful Ozarks and how great the people are he knew it was the place for him and his family. He looks forward to serving Cabool and the surrounding areas, as well as learning more about the beautiful area he now calls home.
Dr. Christy Pryor, DMD
Dr. Christy Pryor attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine.
Before pursuing a career in dentistry, Christy taught high school biology and chemistry for many years. She completed a BS in Biology from Baylor University in 1996, and received a science teaching license from UNLV in 2000. Throughout her teaching career she won many teaching awards.
During her teaching career Dr. Pryor married Darren Pryor of Boss, MO. Darren and Dr. Pryor have a young son named Cole. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, cooking and doing crafts.