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Meet Dr. Mellanie Thompson and Staff

Dr. Thompson has chosen her team carefully to provide you with a gentle and supportive environment for your care.

Dr. Mellanie Thompson, Dentist in Silver Spring MDMeet Dr. ThompsonDr. Thompson was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She received her Bachelors degrees in History and Chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle and her Doctorate in Dentistry from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Dr. Thompson has been artistically talented since childhood. Before pursuing dentistry, she worked for 7 years as a professional artist, working with both print and online media. She feels her artistic skills lend her dentistry a high standard of beauty as well as functional excellence.

Dr. Thompson practiced general dentistry in Baltimore for 5 years before purchasing the general dental practice of Jay Feinstein, D.D.S, who practiced in Silver Spring for 40 years before retiring. Dr. Thompson’s training in the latest dental techniques and advancements is regularly updated through continuing education programs. She is a member of the ADA, MSDA, AGD and AAWD professional organizations.

Dr. Thompson now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland but still spends time in Baltimore. Dr. Thompson enjoys traveling, and has participated in a dental mission project to an underserved area of the Dominican Republic. During her spare time she loves to draw and read. She is also an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, camping, mountain biking, bodyboarding, and downhill skiing. Dr. Thompson and her husband enjoy spending time with their cats: George, Pippi and Dorothy.