Dr. Mertz grew up in Pflugerville, TX with her younger brother and sister. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Angelo State University before going on to obtain her DDS from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Dr. Mertz has always been drawn to dentistry because it allows her to work with her hands while providing a service to her community.

Dr. Mertz is looking forward to meeting her new patients and having the opportunity to build a relationship with them. She loves that being a dentist allows her to invest not only in her patients oral health but in their lives as well! Dr. Mertz is grateful to have a job that helps people get out of pain and build confidence in someone through their smile.

When she is not at work, you might find Dr. Mertz hiking, running the trails, playing sand volleyball or traveling.