Dr. Melina grew up in Los Angeles and received her baccalaureate degree from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She then attended University of Southern California (USC) Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry and graduated with honors in 2010. She has been practicing general and esthetic dentistry in California since. What separates Dr. Melina are her gentle and meticulous clinical skills, along with her sincere demeanor to always put patients first.
Dr. Melina prides herself on clear, honest communication and profound ability to connect with her patients, instill trust, and address their dental needs. She is skilled in all aspects of cosmetic and restorative dentistry, works well with all ages of patients while offering a range of treatment options that may include composite fillings, crowns, bridges, Invisalign, and root canals. Her enthusiasm for creating healthy and beautiful smiles in a comfortable environment has become the foundation of her esteemed reputation amongst her patients and colleagues.
Dr. Melina is highly skilled, personable doctor who is compassionate and approachable. She believes prevention is the first line of defense in dentistry and is dedicated to the health of your smile. When it comes to quality dentistry you can trust, Dr. Melina is here for you. She views the whole person and believes the mouth is the gateway to the overall health.
Dr. Melina is passionate about dentistry and continuously seeks to stay up to date with the latest technological advancements and furthers her knowledge through educational classes, seminars, and publication which enables her to provide state of the art, gentle, and comfortable care for her patients. She strives to expand her knowledge of any advancement in the world of dentistry to provide superior care to her patients.
Dr. Melina lives in San Fernando Valley with her husband and three kids. If she is not practicing dentistry, she is spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys reading, long hikes, and anything nature has to offer.