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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 »

Grinding Your Teeth While Sleeping?

The condition where you grind, clench, or gnash your teeth unconsciously is called bruxism but is commonly referred to as teeth grinding. Teeth grinding usually occurs during sleep and can result from excess stress or anxiety. Read More »

Happy Holiday Smiles

December 21, 2022

Happy Holiday Smiles

The holiday season is finally here! This special time of the year is all about the season's magic, time with loved ones, and lots of delicious food. That said, before you dig into your favorite Christmas treats, here's a few tips so you can enjoy the holidays without compromising your smile! 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


“I have gone to this dentist for years and have always had such a wonderful experience. Everyone working there is kind, attentive, and takes their time to ensure that everything is just right. I would recommend them to anyone!”

- Ingrid Shragge


“Very grateful to have found Dr. Hansen’s office! The friendly atmosphere, gentle care, and meticulous work of Dr. Hansen have done wonders in eliminating my dread of dental procedures. I would recommend this office without hesitation!”

- Kim Hughes


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