MEET THE DOCTORS
of Star City Dental
DR. MELANIE FULTON
Dr. Fulton was born and raised on a farm in central Iowa. After she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, she began her dental career as a faculty member at UNMC College of Dentistry. For the last twenty years, Dr. Fulton has been in private practice. Even though she enjoys the technical aspects of dentistry, her favorite parts of the dental profession are the friends she works beside each day and the relationships she develops with the patients she serves. Dr. Fulton is a member of the American Dental Association, The Nebraska Dental Association, and the Lincoln District Dental Association. She has contributed to many committees, including the Dean’s Advisory Council.
DR. MALIKA (MIMI) MEBAREK LONG
Dr. Mimi Mebarek Long grew up in Overland Park, Kansas and moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, which she now considers her forever home, for her dental degree. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from the University of Kansas in 2010. She next earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, graduating with distinction, from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Dentistry in 2014. Following her studies, Dr. Mimi completed a General Practice Residency at UNMC in Omaha, where she has since stayed on as faculty to educate students and residents one day a week.
Dr. Mimi is passionate about dentistry and providing her patients high quality dental care. She makes it her priority to take the patient’s comfort first by providing detailed discussions, gentle dentistry, empathy and compassion. Her professional organizations include, the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association, and the Lincoln District Dental Association.
Dr. Mimi is happily married and has one daughter, Lila, who takes up the majority of her free time. She also loves going on walks around Lincoln, cooking and baking, watching KU basketball and Chiefs football and spending quality time with her family and friends.
DR. MEGHAN HUNGERFORD
Dr. Hungerford (or as we like to call her Dr. Meghan) is originally from Manhattan, Kansas. Although she grew up in Wildcat country, she attended the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and was a member of the UNL women’s soccer team while she completed her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science. Following her undergraduate studies, she attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. After dental school, Dr. Hungerford practiced in Louisville, Kentucky, for a few years. She is a member of the American Dental Association, International Congress of Implantologists, American Academy of Implant Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Nebraska Dental Association, and the Lincoln District Dental Association. Dr. Hungerford strives to provide the most advanced dental care to her patients by expanding her knowledge through continuing education.