Melissa obtained her BS in human movement science from Louisiana State University. She also earned a BS in dental hygiene from the University of Louisiana in Monroe.
She joined our team in 2011, and has obtained certifications in laser therapy and administering nitrous oxide. Patients love that Melissa is easy to talk to and thoroughly explains procedures. Melissa enjoys learning about her patients’ travels and interests.
She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Society; the Philanthropy Advisor for the Phi Mu Fraternity at Houston Baptist University; the Phi Mu Alumnae Chapter Vice President of Membership; and the Houston Live Stock Show Rodeo Committee Member-Champion Wine Garden Committee.
She and her husband, Douglas, have two rescue cats, Marcie and Sophie. In her free time, Melissa enjoys watching college athletics and supporting her and her husband’s alma maters: LSU, ULM, and LA Tech. She also enjoys yard work, reading, exploring small towns in Texas, and volunteering at the children’s hospital with her sorority alumnae group.
“If you live like no one else, later you can live and give like no one else.” –Dave Ramsey