Dr. Melinda Judd
Dr. Judd opened her private practice in McMinnville, Oregon in 2011. For five years prior to this she worked for Capitol Dental providing dental care to underserved Oregonians. She enjoys practicing dentistry and builds lasting relationships with her patients. Her practice reflects her committment to ensuring that everyone who walks through her door is treated with kindness while receiving exceptional service and care.
Dr. Judd was born and raised in Yamhill County. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Oregon Univeristy in Monmouth Oregon in 2000 where she majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. Dr. Judd received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University Dental School in 2007.
In her free time Dr. Judd enjoys running, cycling, woodworking, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Judd has completed several marathons, has started trail running, enjoys each year riding the Seattle to Portland bike ride in July and also participating in the week ride for Cycle Oregon. One of Dr. Judd’s loves of life is woodworking. She grew up in the Yamhill Carlton High School wood shop working alongside her father and still finds time to build furniture.
Copper, our office dog, joined the team in January of 2015. Whenever Dr. Judd is at the office, Copper is there too. He loves to meet new patients, a good back scratch,food and walks. He is a great addition to the team.
Jenny received her dental assisting training from Chemeketa Community College in 2003. She enjoys the dental field and assisting. Jenny is a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) and dental radiology certified.
When Jenny isn’t working, her life is filled with her growing family. She and her husband Mike have 5 children. Jenny enjoys running and has completed several marathons, a half marathon and the Hood to Coast relay. Jenny enjoys reading, when she can find the time.
Thalia received her training from the Accelerated Learning dental assistant program in 2008. Thalia is also a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) and dental radiology certified. She is fluent in Spanish and has a special talent for helping patients feel at ease from the moment they arrive at the office
Thalia enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as going to concerts, reading, working out, and shopping. If you don’t see her at the gym she’s probably at the mall.
Amy received her dental assisting training from Chemeketa Community College in 1994, and has been assisting since. She loves it! Amy has her Expanded Funtion dental assistance (EFDA) and also her radiology certification.
When Amy is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Richard and their new addition to their family, Alex. Amy enjoys reading, swimming, travel, the Oregon coast and spending time with her family and extended family.
Patient Care Coordinator
Leslie Ortega received her Associates degree in general studies at Chemeketa Community College in 2014 and completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2016 from Western Oregon University .
In Leslie’s free time she enjoys spending time with friends, family and pets. She also enjoys reading, concerts and watching films.
Melinda Judd DMD
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30-5:30
Every other Saturday 7:30-4:00
Note: we take Lunch from 12:00-1:00 every day
355 SE Baker St.,
McMinnville OR 97128
(503) 687-1953 Office
(503) 687-2012 Fax