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The Team

Melanie Hull, DDS, FAGD, General Dentist & Owner

Family dentist Dr. Melanie Hull Dr. Melanie Hull was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from Thunderbird High School, just a few miles from Phoenix Pediatric Dental. She then completed an accelerated six-year program at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, earning a BA in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees in 1997. Dr. Hull then was trained in hospital dentistry at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, emphasizing children's dentistry. She has since attained the prestigious status of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, and continues her commitment to continuing education of the advancements of modern dentistry. Dr. Hull has practiced general dentistry for over 20 years to patients of all ages, and strives to create a positive experience for each one of them!

Edward K. Furlong, DMD

Family dentist Dr. Melanie Hull Dr. Edward Furlong is a native of Geraldine, Montana. In high school he enlisted in the US Army Reserves. While earning his undergraduate degree at Montana State University, he pole-vaulted on the MSU track team and completed ROTC. Following graduation, he commissioned as a US Army Officer. Dr. Furlong served nine years on active duty in the Infantry, deployed twice to Iraq, and commanded the Reno, Nevada Recruiting Company. In 2013, he left the Army and transitioned into dental school. He earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine at Midwestern University where Dr. Furlong discovered that helping people achieve their best health is his true calling. He places implants and monitors research on the oral-systemic link. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys lifting weights, reading, listening to podcasts, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Our Staff


Joanna has 30 years of experience in the dental and orthodontic profession. She loves building relationships with patients and their families and strives to provide consistent positive experiences for them. She is married to her best friend and has two wonderful sons. In her off time, Joanna loves to spend time entertaining and cooking family and friends, watching sports and volunteering at her church.


Brittany has been a dental assistant for over 5 year. She has earned her AAS from Phoenix College in Dental Assisting. She strives to provide exceptional care to all her patients. She received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification from Phoenix College and enjoys continuing her education to better assist the doctors. She is a member of the dental advisory board at the college to help prepare future classes for the dental programs and the work force. Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband and son, volunteering at church and cooking for her friends and family.


Photo coming soon Mannie is new to Compass Point Dental yet certainly not new to dentistry! She has over 40 years of experience in the dental field, which makes her an EXPERT in delivering an amazing experience to all our patients. You will find that she loves building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families. She is married with 4 wonderful adult children. Outside the office, you will find Mannie volunteering at her church. Mannie is fluent in both English and Spanish.