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Dr. Vilson Merkaj, DDS

Located in Woodhaven, MI

Professional History

Dr. Vilson Merkaj is a native of Dearborn, and practices at the Redwood Dental Clinic in Woodhaven. His interest in dentistry was sparked by shadowing his uncle alleviate patient's pain and restore their smiles.


Dr. Merkaj completed his undergraduate studies at Wayne State University and earned his D.D.S degree at Detroit Mercy Dental. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and dedicates significant time for Continuing Education courses in order to offer his patients optimal care. Dr. Merkaj’s favorite part of his career is meeting so many interesting patients on a day to day basis and exceeding his patients expectations. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Detroit District Dental Society.

Personal Background

In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and basketball, cooking, reading, and hiking. In addition, Dr. Merkaj also volunteers his time at Malta Dental clinic in Detroit in order to care for patients that otherwise have no access to dental care.

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Dr. Vilson Merkaj, DDS