Meet Dr. Melissa Lent
Dr. Melissa Lent is a native Houstonian and graduate of St. John’s School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and doctor of dental surgery from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. In 2014, Dr. Lent received the New Dentist of the Year Award, an honor given by the Texas Academy of General Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society as well as the Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, and the Houston Academy of General Dentistry. She currently serves on the Board of UTSD-Houston, GHDS, and HAGD and serves in additional leadership roles at the state level. In 2014, Drs. Lent and Juarez completed the core curriculum of The Dawson Academy, a 160-hour continuing education continuum. Outside of the office, Dr. Lent is an active member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Breeders Greeters Committee and travels annually to Guatemala with Faith in Practice to provide dental care to patients without access to care. She enjoys cycling, running, playing golf, and spending time with her five nieces and nephews.