Team Member

Melissa Grant

Pediatric Dentist


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Education & Credentials
DDS

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry; Los Angeles, CA

BS

General Biology, University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, CA

Residency

Pediatric Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry; Los Angeles, CA

Specialty Certificate

Pediatric Dentistry

Quotes

My goal is to provide a comfortable and fun experience for my patients while delivering high-quality care using conservative, minimally-invasive techniques. I always emphasize prevention, and I hope to inspire families to implement healthy habits beyond the dental office.

Personal Favorites

My all-time favorite TV show is Parks and Recreation. I love to travel, especially anywhere with forests and mountains. I am a total foodie and am always on the lookout for great restaurants. If you have any recommendations, let me know!

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Special Olympics World Games, Meet Each Need with Dignity

Personal Biography

I was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California. For college, I attended UCSD, and I completed both dental school and residency at UCLA. Prior to dentistry, I worked as a behavioral therapist with special needs children. I enjoy cooking, attending local concerts, and adventuring through National Parks with my husband.

Professional Association

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

Awards

Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, AAPD Award

Achievements

Graduated summa cum laude, UC Regents Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship