Mellissa Ilgen, DDS
Dr. Melissa Ilgen is originally from Denver, Colorado where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine. She relocated to Seattle after living and practicing in Singapore for three years. She believes that true clinical excellence is achieved through a lifelong dedication to education and has completed several hundred hours in continuing education. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and the Seattle King County Dental Society.
Following her belief in giving back, Dr. Mellissa has participated in dental mission trips to serve those in need and volunteers for the Seattle King County Clinic. Dr. Mellissa has always believed that being a dentist is not simply about fixing teeth, but about treating the whole person and ensuring they receive the optimal care necessary to maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for life. She understands that the dental experience can often be challenging for many; she applies a caring and empathetic approach to her patients within a relaxed and comfortable environment. Dr. Mellissa wants you to become a patient for life!
In her spare time, Dr. Mellissa enjoys spending time with her family doing anything outdoor, hiking, biking, skiing, camping. Her absolute passion is traveling and exploring new places. Dr. Mellissa and her husband welcomed their first child, Caiden, in July 2017.
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