40 Under Forty Awards


Melissa Stonley (39)

Melissa Stonley (39)

Melissa was born and raised in Sudbury. After graduating from St. Charles College she pursued her studies at the University of Western Ontario and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Melissa has been committed to providing the best care possible to families and individuals in Sudbury for 13 years now and she looks forward to growing her own practice in the City’s south end.
When not working at the Studio, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, whether at a hockey rink, by a pool, on a soccer field or travelling.

Q: What is the number one thing you are working toward that you haven’t yet accomplished?
A: The thing that I have yet to accomplish is finding the perfect balance between work life and family life.

Q: What would be the theme song of your life?
A: The Climb by Miley Cyrus

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your job?
A: The most rewarding parts of my job are helping patients meet their dental goals and giving them the confidence to smile as well as having a work family that is truly like a second family. They, as well as my own family, are the reason I am as successful as I am.

Q: Share something about yourself that others would be surprised to know.
A: People would be surprised to know that I am quite car savvy.

Q: What makes you proud to be a Sudburian?
A: I am proud to be a Sudburian because our community is safe and full of diversity. We have wonderful lakes and sights to explore. We have amazing local businesses and restaurants to visit and a community that is always willing to lend a hand.