Our Kid’s Dentistree office is located at the corner of the Outer Loop and Robbs Lane, next to The Oral and Facial Surgery Group. Kid’s Dentistree Outer Loop has been serving the dental needs of the south eastern Jefferson County community for almost 10 years, and we plan to continue to do so for a long time! Our kid focused atmosphere makes coming to the dentist fun instead of scary, we love to play with our patients and have fun while teaching good oral hygiene habits at the same time!
HoursMon: 8am - 5pm
Tue: 8am - 5pm
Wed: 8am - 5pm
Thu: 8am - 5pm
Fri: 8am - 1pm
Hours subject to change, please call for current hours.
Dr. Melanie Abrams
Dr. Melanie Abrams graduated from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry in 2006. Dr. Melanie enjoyed the field so much; she continued her studies in a residency program with focus on oral surgery, special needs patients, and treatment planning and hospital dentistry. This experience confirmed her love of working with children. She has been in private practice focusing on children’s dental health ever since! With such a focus on education, Dr. Abrams remains very active in the dental community including such groups as the American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, Louisville Dental Society, and Kentucky Association of Women Dentists.
Dr. Melanie met her wonderful husband, Greg, in 1998 through a mutual friend, marrying in 2002. The Abrams live in Louisville with their two children, Alyssa and Derek. In her free time, you will find her playing volleyball, reading a good book or spending time with her wonderful family and friends. Dr. Abrams focuses on children because of her belief that every child deserves a beautiful smile. Dental health increases confidence and of course plays a large role in your child’s over all health with an emphasis on parent and patient education.
Dr. Melanie believes each child should be treated the way she would want her children to be treated. She shares the goal of Kid’s Dentistry to ensure the atmosphere make the child feel safe, so they will enjoy coming to the dentist and having fun while learning to take care of their teeth.
Dr. Porchusa Combs
Dr. Porchusa Combs was born in Covington, KY, and earned her undergraduate degree (Bachelors degree in Biology, BA), her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree (DMD), and both of her Masters degree (Masters of Science in Oral Biology, MS, and Master of Science in Clinical Dentistry, MSD) from the University of Louisville. It was during the summer of her senior year in dental school that she discovered her passion for treating children while doing her externship at Park Duvalle Public Health Dental Clinic. Immediately following dental school Dr. Porchusa attended the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Post Doctoral Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program. Dr. Porchusa is very active in the dental community including such groups as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Louisville Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Southern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Recently Dr. Porchusa was awarded the Frank H. Farrington Service and Leadership Award for her outstanding community service while in residency.
Dr. Porchusa recently married her amazing husband, Colby, who is a Louisville Metro Fire Fighter. The Combs and their daughter, Audrianna, live in Louisville, KY. In her free time Dr. Porchusa loves reading, doing arts and crafts with her daughter, and spending time with her husband and family.
Dr. Porchusa takes a very caring and preventive approach to dentistry, focusing on how to prevent cavities from occurring, while treating you and your children as they are her family.
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