Melissa is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She was born and raised in Milton, West Virginia. Not long after moving to Waycross, Ga., she went to work for an orthodontist that provided on-the-job training. Having worn braces as a teenager, she was very eager to learn about the techniques of the orthodontic field. Melissa also worked for three years as a dental assistant for some very good dentists. She has two wonderful boys: 8 yr. old Benjamin and 6 yr. old Joseph. Melissa has been working for Dr. Collins over one year.