Dr. Christel Hummert joined the Mellas Orthodontics team in December 2012 and has been in private practice since 2004. Dr. Hummert offers patients a very detail oriented treatment approach and commitment to quality care. She is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Hummert grew up in Scotch Plains, NJ. She attended Haverford College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. She received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She then went on to Columbia University where she completed a General Practice Residency and also received a Certificate in Orthodontics.
Dr. Hummert continues to attend numerous courses and seminars on the practice of orthodontics to bring patients the latest techniques and treatments. Additionally, she stays active in the dental and orthodontic communities through memberships with the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Board of Orthodontists, the New Jersey Dental Association, Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists and the Union County Dental Society.
Dr. Hummert currently resides in Millburn with her husband, Matt, two children, Sophia and Teddy, and a Scottish terrier named Pepper. She is passionate about her children and loves spending her free time playing with them and watching them grow. She also enjoys gardening and reading when time allows. Make sure to ask Dr. Hummert about her latest read next time you visit the Long Valley or Mendham offices.