About Dr. Meri
Dr. Meri is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. While there, he earned the “Comprehensive Care Award”, given to the top student in clinic. Dr. Meri was the youngest student in his class and was the first student hired out of school.
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Since 2008, Dr. Meri has attended numerous training sessions on the placement, restoration, and management of dental implants. His training spanned many cities including Chicago, Las Vegas, Columbus and Miami. He is a member of the I.C.O.I. (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), MDA, ADA, and the AGD. Dr. Meri enjoys designing, milling, and custom shading anterior veneers, posterior crowns, and bridge work. He has received training on custom life-like esthetics from the top dental technicians in the country and it has become a great passion for him. However, Dr. Meri’s greatest passion and proudest accomplishment are his five children and his wife, whom he loves spending his free time with.
Patient Care Comes First
For Dr. Meri, the most important part of his practice is his patients — hands down…
A few minutes inside our office will show you why patient care comes first! In every aspect of the dental care offered, we make sure our patients are comfortable, safe and happy.
The friendly staff members work hard to make patients feel at home, and Dr. Meri is quick to put his patients at ease with light humor. Our office uses pure, filtered water so our patients can rinse without getting a bad taste or any chemicals in their mouths.
Dr. Meri has an easy manner and a genuinely friendly smile. When he says that he truly cares about his patients, it’s easy to believe him. That’s why he installed tv’s in every room so patients can watch their favorite shows, does the best he can to make shots painless and calls each patient the evening after they undergo a procedure to see how they’re doing.
Patient Care Follow-up
Patient care doesn’t stop when they leave the office — you have to take care of the patients, especially after a long procedure. As Dr. Meri has seen, people respond to the way he treats them. Patients travel from all over for Dr. Meri’s attentive care.
Patients drive from as far away as Dearborn, Kalamazoo, Grand Blanc and Romulus. Dr. Meri also has some patients who fly in from other states such as Alabama, Georgia and Florida.
Dr. Meri Gives Back
Since 2009, Dr. Meri has been a member of the NFDH (National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped). He has helped a multitude of patients that are disabled, elderly, and medically compromised. This organization is sponsored by the state of Michigan, The Michigan Dental Association, and Delta Dental of Michigan.
Courtney graduated from baker college in 2009 and has an Associates of Applied Science degree and is certified in nitrous oxide, local anesthetic and has obtained a level one laser certification. Courtney loves her work because of the great patients. One of her favorite things about her job is getting to know each patients specific needs and helping meet those individually. In Courtney’s free time she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Chelsey is a Dental Assistant at Barclay Dental. Her favorite part of being an assistant is making patients laugh and feel at ease in the chair. She is certified in E4D technology and X-Rays. Chelsey is married and enjoys reading, cooking, and taking walks with her pup.
Renee Osterland has been working with Dr. Nael Meri for the last 16 years. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Renee is married with three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping & gardening.
Shannon entered the dental field over 20 years ago and has been a part of the Barclay Dental family for several years now. She completed her education at the University of Detroit Mercy where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and received a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She also holds certifications for both Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide administration. Shannon is married and is blessed with two very active boys. Shannon’s favorite part of her job is the beautiful environment in which she works and the ability to treat patients to her fullest potential. Her passion is working with kids and strongly believes “going to the dentist at an early age has huge advantages. This will promote excellent oral hygiene habits as growing adults”. Outside of work, Shannon loves going on vacation, yoga, half marathons/charity runs, movie night, and watching her kids play soccer.
Lori is a graduate of Ferris State University. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 30 years and has been with Dr. Meri since 2013. Lori strive to improve the dental health of all her patients. She enjoys working with Dr. Meri and all the staff. Lori is married and has 2 children. In her free time she likes to spend time with family, travel, read and go to the movies.
Becky is the Front Office Coordinator at Barclay Dental. She has her Associates from Macomb Community College and Bachelors from Wayne State University with her Major in Communications. Becky wears a diverse number of hats; Patient Relations, Financial, Scheduling, Treatment Plans, Billing, and Insurance Coordinator. She enjoys the forever changing and challenging fast pace that her job offers. At the end of the day her goal is for complete patient satisfaction and to be comfortable with their dental experience. Becky loves her job and the team she works with and feels the most satisfying part of her job is being able to say with confidence that patients are in best possible hands with Dr. Meri and the staff. Becky is married with four children. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing games, going to the movies, and photography.