Melissa Hunt

Assistant Professor

Melissa Hunt

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of General Dentistry


Dr. Melissa Hunt grew up in Houston, Texas. She earned her Certificate in Dental Hygiene in 1995 and DDS in 2000 from The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. She completed a Preceptorship in Dental Implantology at University of Texas, San Antonio in 2016, which led her to sell her private practice after 17 years to pursue a Prosthodontics residency. Dr. Hunt earned her Certificate in Prosthodontics from The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2020. She is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry.

  • (706) 721-3881
  • GC 3084


  • DDS, Dentistry University of Texas Health Sci, 2000


  • Certificate in Prosthodontics Augusta University, 2020

  • DH Univ. TX Health Science Center, 1995

  • DEN GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2020

  • DEN TX State Brd of Med Examiners, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BEFD 5706

    Business Ethics Foundations VI
  • GDCC 5791

    Comprehensive Care Clinic I
  • GDTS 5701

    IBTS I
  • CMPC 5902

    Comprehensive Care
  • GADL 5902

    Gen Dent in Licensure GA Pt2
  • IBTS 5001

    Indications Based Trmnt Soluti

Teaching Interests


Selected Recent Publications

  • A cost-effective and straightforward technique to fabricate anintraoral photographic contraster, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Measuring the space required for symmetrical prosthetic restorations in the esthetic zone for an orthodontic patient: A dental technique, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Department Service

  • Laboratory Quality Assurance 2020 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Student Affairs Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member