Dr. Maryam Meschi is an incredible specialist in pediatric dentistry. From a young age, she planned to enter a profession where she could help and work with children. Her goals have always included making sure her patients have a superior experience at their dental visit and giving each patient the utmost in care and comfort. In fact, Dr. Meschi routinely goes beyond the call, to make sure that each patient has a superior and positive dental experience.
Dr. Meschi graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in human development. At UCSD, she was an active member of the San Diego Pre-Dental Society and the Dental Clinic Project, where she would help provide dental care to many within the community. She served as the clinic manager of the Pediatric Dental Clinic Project, which was established and organized under her guidance and provided accessible, quality dental care to many children.
Also at UCSD, she coordinated the Thousand Smiles Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides care for less fortunate children abroad, who face a lack of dental care and maxilla-facial deformities such as cleft palates and cleft lips.
Dr. Meschi has been recognized and awarded on numerous occasions for her many academic achievements and leadership positions at UCSD.
Dr. Meschi received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Her advanced training included courses at the renowned A.T. Still University School of Health Management and culminated in her certification in public health with dental emphasis. Dr. Meschi has also actively contributed to many community events. Dr. Meschi served as president of the Pediatric Study Association and was a team leader within the Give-Kids-A-Smile Committee of the dental program.
Dr. Meschi pursued and completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Texas A&M University’s Baylor College of Dentistry. Baylor is a dual university- and hospital-based training program that has a strong emphasis on working with many types of children, including those having special needs and those who are medically challenged. During this rigorous training, she also served as a teacher of pediatric dentistry to other Baylor dental students.
Dr. Meschi currently holds active standing in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association.
In her free time, Dr. Meschi enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, and skiing, scuba diving, and experience-based traveling. She also loves quality time with Cody, her special black-and-white Pomeranian.
We look forward to you meeting Dr. Meschi at Newport Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry!