Team Member

Melissa McAllester

Hygienist


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Education & Credentials
BS

Dental Hygiene, Hiwassee College; Madisonville, TN

BA

Communications, Bryan College; Dayton, TN

Certifications

CPR, Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide, Laser

Quotes

As my patient, you can expect a gentle yet thorough comprehensive exam. I will design a treatment plan that personally fits your oral health needs. I can help you better your oral health and achieve a beautiful smile!

Personal Favorites

My favorite TV shows are Friends and Gilmore Girls. My favorite movies are The Greatest Showman and About Time. My favorite vacation spot is Hawaii. I love going to baseball games, especially the Atlanta Braves or Tennessee Smokies.

Volunteer Experience

Remote Area Medical, Appalachian Miles for Smiles, Mobile Dental Unit, Local health department volunteer, Several dental mission trips, Teeth Talk at local elementary schools

Personal Biography

I love dental hygiene and have many hours of clinical experience with patients and also through volunteer work. In my free time, I enjoy going to movies, plays, and musicals. My husband, Chris, and I love to explore new places and restaurants. I also enjoy rooting for the Tennessee VOLS!

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists' Association

Awards

TNDHA Outstanding Dental Hygiene Student Award, Simply Hygiene Professional Growth Award, Hiwassee Academic Heisman Award, Hiwassee Peer Hygiene Award

Achievements

Graduated cum laude, Dean's List