Melissa Reese

Melissa Reese

MobileSmiles Program Director

    Melissa is responsible for operations of the MobileSmiles Oklahoma (MSO) program in its entirety.  She oversees the administration of the physical units, revenues, staffing, and builds relationships with partners throughout Oklahoma.  Melissa creates and maintains an annual, planned schedule of the MSO mobile units and staff, administers patient records, and works with site partners for follow up care/dental home.

 Melissa began her dental career in 1997 as a certified dental assistant for Dr. Wavel L. Wells in Lawton.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from Midwestern State University and a Master of Public Health degree in Health Promotion Science from the University of Oklahoma.

 Prior to joining the ODF team, Melissa served for seven years in the United States Public Health Service, working with Indian Health Service as a practicing hygienist, dental health educator and administrator for a federal grant program promoting oral health outcomes.

Melissa and her husband Garland live in Guthrie, Oklahoma with one very spoiled dog. Melissa enjoys spending her free time traveling and spoiling grandkids.