Dr. Melissa McGrier was born in Brookfield, Wisconsin and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. She graduated with honors from Eastern Illinois University with a B.A in Biology. Dr. McGrier continued her education at The University of Louisville College of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). Immediately upon graduation, Dr. McGrier served as a Captain in the US Army for four years, where she had the privilege of providing excellent dental care to Soldiers and their families. Dr. McGrier returned to The University of Louisville, to complete a two-year post-graduate residency specializing in pediatric dentistry, she received a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and a Masters Degree in Oral Science.
Dr. McGrier is committed to providing comprehensive oral care, while establishing a strong communicative relationship with her patients and their families. She is an advocate for preventative dentistry and early intervention. Dr. McGrier’s favorite part of the job is seeing an anxious patient become more confident, relaxed, and excited for the next visit. She is happy to provide a positive experience and dental home to the children of Milwaukee and surrounding areas.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. McGrier enjoys traveling, hiking and experimenting with new recipes for family and friends. She loves bringing her dog, Max, to the local dog park.