Dr. Melissa J. Torres received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Cum Laude, from Salem State University.  She continued her studies at Howard University College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, placing 2nd in her class. Her academic achievement earned her induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. She received The Dr. H. Norton Duhaney Award in Fixed Prosthodontics and the Department of Restorative Dentistry Award, along with being recognized for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in the Study of Prosthodontics.

While attending school, Dr. Torres expanded her skills and experience by working with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, completing internships through various programs such as Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and volunteering at numerous dental clinics and healthcare fairs.

She completed her post graduate residency through the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. Torres is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. She enjoys running, traveling, exploring new restaurants and spending time with her fiancé and family.