Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Melissa Mertely, DDS

Personal Biography

Dr. Mertely obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree at the University of Central Florida in Biomedical Sciences. She graduated from the University of Maryland with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She was then selected to complete a multi-disciplinary residency at East Carolina University. The residency provided her with advanced training in all dentistry specialties, including oral surgery, pediatrics, anesthesia, endodontics, prosthodontics and esthetic dentistry. Raised in Florida, Dr. Mertely and her husband Tyler recently relocated to Eastern North Carolina.

Dr. Mertely participates regularly in comprehensive dentistry education courses, to maintain progressive skills in general dentistry. She feels that it is important to stay up-to-date with current and evolving techniques and materials, to provide state-of-the-art, research-based treatment for patients.

Outside of the office, Dr. Mertely enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, traveling, staying active and working on her golf game. Dr. Mertely comes from a Hispanic background and is conversational in Spanish. She enjoys giving back to her community and treating her patients as family.