About Our Doctors

At Merced Pediatric Dentistry, our doctors work as a team to provide all of our children and adolescent patients with the most advanced, comprehensive dental care available. Drs. Marie D. Moran and Teresa J. Lee all graduated from top universities where they each earned their Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. When performing surgeries on patients, Drs. Moran and Lee are assisted by an anesthesiologist who is specially trained to administer anesthesia to children. Together, Drs. Moran  and Lee are dedicated to helping children achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles!

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Marie D. Moran, D.D.S.

Dr. Marie Moran's enthusiasm and concern for the health of children is part of our goal to provide dental services in a caring atmosphere for children. Her pleasant demeanor and clinical competence is an asset to the Merced community.

Dr. Moran has over 15 years of experience in the field of pediatric dentistry. She completed undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California. Her dental training included two years in the advanced pre-clinical and clinical studies program at the University of Loma Linda School of Dentistry. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Technological University of Mexico City. Dr. Moran is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Dr. Moran is an affiliate member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentists. She is an avid cyclist and has completed marathons and triathlons. Marie, her husband, Julio, and their son, Benjamin, have been a part of the Merced community since 2007.

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Dr. Teresa J. Lee

Dr. Teresa J. Lee serves as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her pediatric dentistry residency at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Lee is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and is affiliated with the University Surgery Center. She enjoys traveling, fine art, aerobic exercise, walking and spending time with her family.

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