Dr. Melissa Wendling was born and raised in South Africa. After moving to the United States, she completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She then continued her education and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Utah.
Dr. Wendling is most passionate about educating her patients and getting to know their goals for their oral health. She aims to provide treatment plans that help achieve overall oral health while making the patient feel comfortable and heard.
In her free time Dr. Wendling and her husband like to enjoy all things outdoors including camping, mountain biking, skiing, and playing beach volleyball. She loves to travel and spend time with her family and their goldendoodle, Maxwell.
Dr. Wendling loves the combination of science and art that goes into dentistry. Meeting and building relationships with her patients and educating them through patient centered care is her main goal as a dentist.
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is the difference that we have made to the lives of others.”- Nelson Mandela