Dr. Melissa ElHaddad
Dr. Melissa hails from a family with a long line of successful dentists.
She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the very competitive program of the Saint Joseph University with Honor (cum Laude). She then obtained a Master’s in Pediatric Dentistry with a very strong Sedation component from the same university.
She achieved exceptional scholarly results, with Excellence in the different fields of Pediatric Dentistry.
Children, healthy and less healthy can quickly relate to her kindness, patience, and maternal instinct. Her treatment planning and clinical skills never cease to amaze us.
Special children are very close to her heart. She clearly recognizes the need of children to be embraced and to feel secure, even in the dental office and prior to initiating any treatment.
Her scope of practice extends to Sedation. She achieves great results with children, by performing complicated and challenging treatments on the dental chair.
Prioritizing children’ wellbeing have gained her the success and love of her young patients and their parents.
Very creative, she has developed amazing educational videos that can be easily assessed as professional rather than amateur.
Her comprehensive treatment planning and its implementation include long term success by managing oral hygiene and diet practices and advocating for early intervention so children grow with healthy mouths and positive dental experiences.
She has investigated Sleeping Disorders in Children and finalized it with an extensive research paper. She has strong insights in children growth, the importance of awareness in developing healthy sleep patterns and the early intervention for the child’s quality of life.
Dr. Melissa speaks fluent Arabic, English, French and Spanish.