Meet the Team

Melissa Spaulding, DDS

Melissa Spaulding, DDS


We are very excited to have Dr Melissa Spaulding as part of the Hansen & Associates team. Dr Spaulding is from Walla Walla, Washington and received her doctorate with honors from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2008. After finishing her program, Dr Spaulding is an active member of the ADA, WSDA as well as a SPEAR Dental Study Club and is committed to a lifetime of learning and growth through advanced education to better support and treat her patients.

She prides herself in helping patients achieve their dental health goals by providing options that meet their needs and the highest level of care possible. Dr Spaulding believes in informing patients of their dental conditions and empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their health and individual needs. Dentistry has been a rewarding career choice for Dr Spaulding since in combines three of her life loves: art, science, and education.

In addition to her excitement about dentistry, she and her husband have a young daughter and are very excited to be part of the Gig Harbor community.