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Le Classique Smilé

Gig Harbor Dentistry

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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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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


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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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 »

Be Yourself; Everyone Else is Taken

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. When you are confident with your smile, you’re more apt to take good care of your teeth. Improve your natural smile with these tips and fall in love with your Classique Smilé! Read More »

What is a Dental Crown?

April 29, 2022

What is a Dental Crown?

Over time, teeth wear down and can become susceptible to disease or injury. When a tooth becomes too worn, weak, or broken, a dental crown is made to fit over the affected tooth, restoring its natural look as well as its size, shape, and strength. Read More »

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