Castle Hills Family Dental
1931 NW Military Hwy, Suite #225
Castle Hills, TX 78213

Dentist in San Antonio, TX


Rafael L. Mercado D.D.S.

Dr. Mercado is a general dentist offering the full spectrum of dental services, including Dental Sleep Medicine, Restorative, Pediatric, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Laser Dentistry.

Dr. Mercado is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association for Orthodontics, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the Hispanic Dental Association.


  • 1993 D.D.S. - University of Texas Health Science Dental School, San Antonio, Texas
  • 1988 B.A. - Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dr. Mercado has also received:

  • 1992-1993 UTHSC- San Antonio- Implant Training
  • 2001-2002 Rondeau Seminars- Orthodontic Straight wire Training
  • 2006-2009 Rondeau Seminars- Orthodontic, TMD & Sleep Training
  • 2012 Ivoclar Vivadent- Laser Treatment Training
  • 2012 Dr. Roubal- Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Continuing education courses in endodontics, implants, bone grafting, veneers, conscious sedation, orthodontics, office management, and cosmetic dentistry

Relevant Experience

  • July 2004 - Present South Texas Dental - Associate Dentist - General Dentistry, pediatrics and orthodontics and implants
  • October 2001 - June 2004 Commerce St. Family Dental Center - Associate Dentist - General dentistry, pediatrics, and orthodontics, and implants
  • December 1999 - October 2001 Castle Dental Center - Associate Dentist - General dentistry, and implants
  • September 1997 - December 1999 Windsor Park Family Dental Center - Associate Dentist - General dentistry, and implants
  • September 1995 - September 1997 Associate dentist at Dr. Frank Santos, Jr. dental office - General dentistry
  • July 1993 - September 1995 Lee Dental Centers - General dentistry

Reference Available Upon Request