Orthodontist in Carmel Valley, Ca 92130

Torrey Pines Orthodontics Specialty Practice of Dr. Mary Lynn Merz 

You and your family can achieve the spectacular smiles you always wanted.

We welcome you to discuss your treatment options and look forward to meeting you.

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Your Comfort is Our Priority

We are dedicated to providing extraordinary orthodontic care in our friendly, “state of the art” facility.


Our Mission

“We are committed to creating lasting smiles according to each patient’s needs, in a service oriented environment.”

We are dedicated to our mission because we know our “winning smiles” will help our patients go through life with increased confidence and better health.  

Most of our Treatment is Non-Extraction

We plan treatment to compliment your facial features.  We correct the bite for the greatest stability. 

Offering Traditional and Advanced Treatment

            Braces with Colors

            Clear Braces 

            DAMON System

            INVISALIGN (Adult and Teen)

            INCOGNITO (hidden braces)

            Accelerated Treatment 

            Sugical Orthodontics

            Lazer Orthodontics

Our Complimentary Exam includes digital radiographs and photos.

Care for Children, Teens and Adults

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Although orthodontic treatment can be done at any age, for every individual there is an optimum age to begin treatment to minimize time in braces, reduce costs and maximize results.

For Children, Dr. Merz and the AAO recommend an Orthodontic Evaluation no later than age 7.

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Phase I & II Preventive Orthodontics for Children

Reduce the need for dental care for a lifetime of smiles for your child.
For many children early intervention will guarantee the best possible end result with minimum treatment.
A little treatment at the right time will minimize the cost of dental care over a lifetime.

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It is never too late to achieve the smile you have always wanted. We have many treatment options to fit your busy lifestyle: INVISALIGN” ,   “INCOGNITO” Hidden Braces, DAMON System

We will work with your general dentist to give the very best and most esthetic result.

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To get a “Winning Smile” that Lasts

You are in good hands with Dr. Merz.

Did you know, not all Orthodontists are Board Certified and some General Dentists do orthodontics with minimal training.  
For peace of mind, a Board Certified Orthodontist.



Our suite has convenient first floor drive up access and ample parking.

We are conveniently located in Carmel Valley on El Camino Real between Carmel Valley Road and High Bluff, off the 5 Freeway at Carmel Valley Road exit.

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Call Us (858) 755-9990



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Serving: Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, 4S Ranch, Poway, Torrey Hills, Sorrento Valley, Mira Mesa , UTC, University City, La Jolla and surrounding communities.