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Le Classique Smilé

Gig Harbor Dentistry

Patients

We believe that our relationship with you must begin by understanding you as a whole. Knowing your dental history, medical needs, and specific concerns about dentistry like anxiety or fear, helps us provide the best care possible.

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Services

We offer gentle Microscope Enhanced Comprehensive and Preventative Dentistry, as well as full Aesthetic and Restorative dental services at our Gig Harbor Dentistry.

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
- Oscar Wilde

Melissa Spaulding, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Melissa J. Spaulding was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada and moved to the Eastern Washington town of Walla Walla when she was a teenager. After completing her undergraduate degree at Walla Walla University, Melissa went on to pursue a degree in dentistry. She received her doctorate of dental surgery degree with honors from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2008, and has since found her home in the lovely community of Gig Harbor, Washington. Dr. Spaulding is an active member of the ADA and WSDA, as well as a member of the SPEAR dental study club and is committed to a life-time of learning and growth through advanced education to better support and treat her patients.

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News

We Love Gig Harbor!

Spaulding Dental Co loves being part of the thriving community of Gig Harbor, WA! Located near Puget Sound and in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier, Gig Harbor is a captivating maritime community known for its dazzling walkable waterfront and rich naval history. Read More »

Unlock Your Best Smile

April 30, 2024

Unlock Your Best Smile

Dr. Melissa Spaulding embraces a multidisciplinary approach to orthodontics, ensuring every patient achieves their most brilliant smile. Working alongside a team of highly trained orthodontic specialists, we offer personalized treatment plans that are as unique as the individuals we serve. Read More »

Esthetic Crown Lengthening

February 1, 2024

Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Dr. Spaulding prides herself in working closely with a team of highly trained dental specialists in the Gig Harbor/Tacoma area. When restoring teeth, Dr Spaulding uses a comprehensive approach with a team of highly trained specialists. Read More »

Testimonials

“Dr. Hansen and her team are first-class in all respects. They are friendly, personable, professional and up-to-date with the latest dental science and technology. Our family has been with Dr. Hansen for many years and many procedures.”

- Paul Spadoni


“Seldom do we find a dentist that truly cares about their patience. Dr. Spaulding and ALL the office staff cares. They continually go above and beyond to try and make the patient comfortable. Even calling later to see how I am feeling! I highly commend & recommend Spaulding Dental and the entire staff!”

- Dave


“Dr Spaulding and her team provide top notch dental care and accept my Medicare Advantage dental insurance. Christy, my Hygenist made recommendations that I took and my teeth and gums are now in great shape. Thank you Dr Spaulding and crew!!”

- Les R.


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