Meet Dr. Melinda Cunningham, Pediatric Dentist | Village Family Dental

Dr. Melinda Cunningham

Dr. Cunningham is a native of Cary, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate education at NC State University where she majored in Biochemistry and minored in History. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and completed her pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC.

Dr. Cunningham is a member of the American Dental Associate (ADA), The Greater Fayetteville Dental Society, The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, and the North Carolina Dental Society. When asked what she enjoys most about her job she states:

“I most enjoy hearing about my patients’ days. Children have such a unique view of the world and I love learning what makes them smile; sometimes it’s getting to the next level of Fortnite and other times it is as simple as eating macaroni and cheese for dinner. My goal is to always make their experience with me one of the things that makes them smile.”

Dr. Cunningham and her husband, Brian currently reside in Apex, NC, where he owns an Italian restaurant. They have two children and two “fur babies.” In her spare time, Dr. Cunningham likes to travel with her family. She also loves to sew, quilt, and read. She and her husband are huge Harry Potter fans and even had a Harry Potter-inspired wedding. They love to travel to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios as often as they can.

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