Team Member

Melanie Shang

Orthodontist


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Education & Credentials
DMD

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; Philadelphia, PA

MS

Dental Sciences, University of Florida College of Dentistry; Gainesville, FL

BS

Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences, UF; Gainesville, FL

Specialty Certificate

Orthodontics, UF College of Dentistry; Gainesville, FL

Quote

A beautiful smile is a confidence-builder. It is my privilege to guide you through your orthodontic journey, and I am excited to help you achieve your dream smile. My goal is for you to have the best patient experience.

Favorites

I love all things chocolate, fruits, and macarons. My favorite singer is Taylor Swift. My favorite vacation is visiting the beach.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Oral Cancer Foundation Walk, Mission of Mercy, Give Kids A Smile, UF Health Super Sealant Day, We Care Clinic, Relay For Life

Biography

I like spending time with family and friends, baking, painting, exercising, and exploring nature. I enjoy discovering restaurants in Saint Louis with my husband, Michael. I love traveling to new places to sightsee and learn about other cultures. I stay up-to-date with current orthodontic knowledge through reading and attending conferences.

Professional Associations

Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, Missouri Dental Association, Greater St. Louis Dental Society

Achievements

Dean's Scholar, University Scholar, Dean's List, Honors in Community Oral Health Dentistry, Published Scientific Research