Merlin Ohmer, DDS

Doctor Ohmer

Dr. Ohmer, a native of Thibodaux, LA, graduated from Nicholls State University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Chemistry. He then earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1979 from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. After graduation, he spent three years on active duty in the United States Army. After his release from active duty he practiced in Baton Rouge, LA, and was a member of the Louisiana and Florida National Guard until 1989 when he returned to active duty in the United States Navy Dental Corps as a Lieutenant Commander. He completed a one-year fellowship in oral surgery in 1984 at Naval Dental Center Great Lakes, IL. Dr. Ohmer served his country in the Navy in many assignments world-wide until his retirement from the Navy in 2016 as a Captain.

Dr. Ohmer formed Dental Doctors of Florida in 2015 and brings nearly 40 years of dental practice experience to St. Augustine and the surrounding area. He has additional training in dental surgical care, including wisdom tooth removal, implant placement, bone grafting and periodontal care. He has earned Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, a recognition earned by fewer than 2% of all General Dentists and is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Ohmer is also a Fellow in the International College of Dentists, a recognition earned by fewer than 3% of all dentists in the United States. He is a continuous learner, having earned over 3500 hours of continuing education credit.

In his spare time, Dr. Ohmer enjoys spending his free time outdoors; at the beach, hiking and playing tennis.