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The Team

Melanie Hull, DDS, FAGD, General Dentist & Owner

Family dentist Dr. Melanie HullDr. Melanie Hull was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from Thunderbird High School, just a few miles from Phoenix Pediatric Dental. She then completed an accelerated six-year program at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, earning a BA in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees in 1997. Dr. Hull then was trained in hospital dentistry at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, emphasizing children's dentistry. She has since attained the prestigious status of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, and continues her commitment to continuing education of the advancements of modern dentistry. Dr. Hull has practiced general dentistry for over 20 years to patients of all ages, and strives to create a positive experience for each one of them!

Michael Hull, DDS, FAGD, General Dentist & Owner

Family dentist Dr. Michael HullDr. Michael Hull grew up in Missouri and attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He completed a hospital residency program at the Naval Hospital-Camp Pendleton and provided dental care to our sailors and marines for 4 years as a Navy Dentist. He is an Arizona Dental Board appointed evaluator for the 1303 Sedation Permit. He has successfully performed thousands of dental sedation procedures over the past 16 years. He has a Fellow from the Academy of General Dentistry and is a practitioner investigator for the National Practice-Based Research Network. He has 4 school-aged children and is an active volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America.

Our Staff

Frances - Dental Assistant

Frances has been a Dental Assistant over 20 years, and has worked with Dr. Melanie Hull for several years. Currently, she is attending Phoenix College studying to receive her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification. She will be one of the first assistants in AZ to earn this distinction! She is a mother of two great sons and has a toddler grandson. She enjoys spending time with her loved ones.

Mario - Dental Assistant

Mario has been a dental assistant for 13 years. He is now attending Phoenix College and is enrolled to receive his Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification, in order to serve his patients even better! He has been married for 13 years, and is the father of small children, 2 boys and 1 girl. In his past time he loves comedies and is now starting to take interest in woodworking and home improvement projects.

Laura - Billing Coordinator

Laura Lopez has been our Insurance and Billing Specialist for four years. In 2013, she received her certification in Computer Technology from Maricopa Community College. Originally from California, she and her family relocated to Arizona in 2010. She is married with three children, and loves spending time with them and enjoying the outdoors.


Joanna has 30 years of experience in the dental and orthodontic profession. She loves building relationships with patients and their families and strives to provide consistent positive experiences for them. She is married to her best friend and has two wonderful sons. In her off time, Joanna loves to spend time entertaining and cooking family and friends, watching sports and volunteering at her church.

Alba - Dental Assistant

Alba graduated from Apollo College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2008. She has both clinical and administrative experience; this enables her to embrace a patient’s treatment plan from both perspectives. Alba was born in Sonora, Mexico but has lived in Arizona for over 30 years. She is a proud parent of three children who are her daily motivation. Alba has been with this practice since 2015 and loves having the ability to change people’s lives by helping them get through their dental fear.