Team Member

Melissa Tricamo Dean


Education & Credentials

University of Missouri at Kansas City; Kansas City, MO


Periodontics; Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, TX


I enjoy listening to your needs. I will help you to customize treatment for your unique smile. I will get to know you, and I will love helping preserve your healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime. I believe your healthy smile is more than just about your teeth, it can change your life.


Dr. Deans favorite movies are comedies. She also enjoys reading books by James Patterson, having read most of them.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Dental mission trip to Kingston, Jamaica; Sharefest at Chase Oaks Church; supporter of Camp Summit, a sleep away camp for children and adults with disabilities.


Dr. Dean has been practicing dentistry since 2002. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising (she ran the Boston Marathon in 2002), spin and boot camp classes, and riding bikes outdoors with her husband, Neil; and daughter, Brooklyn.

Professional Associations

Dallas County Dental Society, American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology


American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leader Award, American Association of Women Dentists Outstanding Leadership Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon


Board certified, previous part-time faculty at Baylor College of Dentistry, graduated top 10% of class, published in Journal of Periodontology, Periodontal Status in Patients with Gingival Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid.