meet our doctors

Dr. Melissa Jurado

Family and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Melissa Jurado was born and raised in Caracas,Venezuela, attending Universidad Santa Maria and graduating with honors as aDoctor of General Dentistry in 2006. Through her early career, she bothpracticed and taught general dentistry - first in Venezuela, and then inColombia. While she did this, she also continued her education, achieving adegree as a Master in Prosthodontics in 2012. To grow her career and furtherher education, she applied and was accepted to one of the foremost programs inthe United States for practicing dentists at the University ofConnecticut.  She completed the programfor Advanced Education in General Dentistry and graduated in 2019. 

As a General and Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Jurado is known forher gentle yet thorough approach tocomprehensive oral care. Educating her patients on best practices for at home preventative careand transparency about treatment plans are the cornerstones of herpractice.  Understanding patients needsand collaborative planning ensure that they are comfortable and feel safe,creating an ideal path to oral health and aesthetics.  

Dr. Jurado can help you with: 
●    Painless and minimally invasive dentistry
●    Preventative all round dentistry
●    Facial pain & TMJ disorder therapy
●    Advanced cosmetic procedures such as veneers and smile design
●    Implant placement
●    Invisalign treatment
●    Dermal fillers & Botox certified 

During the course of her career, Dr. Jurado has alwaysmade time to give back to the communities she serves through teaching futuredentists and volunteering services to those in need of dental care. Dr.Jurado’s care will give you the confidence to smile all day!