Melissa PantaloneMy name is Melissa. My beautiful family, a good sweat sesh at the gym and a coffee are some of the things I enjoy most in life. You will find me in the surgery rooms helping our awesome dentists and making our patients feel comfortable and welcome. Be sure to say hi to me next time you visit The Good Dentist.

Quick Q&A With Melissa Pantalone

What is the most satisfying part of the job?
Having the ability to physically and mentally change the stigma against visiting the dentist.

What are the challenges?
Unfortunately, you can’t change everyone’s mindset.

What’s your best tip for oral hygiene?
Spit, don’t rinse!

What toothbrush do you use?
Electric OralB Triumph

How do you create a calm environment for patients who are nervous?
I will always offer a smile, an ear, a hand and a hug. Sometimes the smallest gesture is all they need.

If you didn’t work in a dental clinic, what would you do?
Personal Trainer or a Midwife.

Cat or Dog?

Sweet or Savoury?

Go to karaoke song?
Bohemian Rhapsody.

Favourite way to relax?
Jumping into a bed with fresh sheets and a hot cup of tea.

Bucket list item?
Doing Hot laps and drifting in Tokyo Japan!

What makes you smile?
My little boy!