About Woodbury Family Dentists

At Woodbury Family Dentists we build a trust that we make every attempt to honor with the quality of dental care that patients require and deserve. Our commitment to provide our patients with outstanding dental care takes place inside and outside of the office. By attending many continuing education classes throughout the year we can deliver outstanding care and achieve our patient’s optimal health, comfort and trust. We enjoy seeing patients of all ages and treating each patient like a family member.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Michelle Dunlap, D.D.S., PLLP Family Dentistry
Dr. Dunlap DDS - Woodbury Family Dentists
Michelle lives in Woodbury with her two children. She grew up in St. Paul and graduated from the College of St. Catherine and the University of Minnesota Dental School. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the St. Paul District Dental Society. She is also an examiner for Central Regional Dental Testing Service. Dr. Dunlap has received advanced dental training from the University of Minnesota and the Hornbrook Institute in Chicago.Dr. Dunlap enjoys competitive running, biking, and going up to the cabin.

Dr. Alena Tardiff, D.D.S., PLLP Family Dentistry
After obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, Alena went on to The Ohio State University where she graduated from the School of Dentistry. After graduation she moved back home to Minnesota and has been practicing in private practice ever since.

She thoroughly enjoys seeing patients of all ages and treating each patient like a family member. Her primary goal is to provide her patients with outstanding care in a comfortable and trusting environment. She attends many continuing education classes throughout the year so she can provide her patients with optimal dental care. She is a member of many professional organizations including; the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, the St. Paul Dental Society and volunteers at the Union Gospel Mission.

She resides in Stillwater with her husband, daughter, son and their dog. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, yoga, boating on the St. Croix River, gardening and camping.

Dr. Melanee Chmiel, D.D.S.
Minnesota native, Dr. Melanee Chmiel, grew up in Sartell, MN. She attended Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, IA and received her undergraduate degree in Studio Arts from the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts. She was awarded her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School Dentistry. Dr. Melanee Chmiel is board certified with the Minnesota Board of Dentistry. Dr. Melanee Chmiel is a caring and compassionate dentist who strives to provide the best possible dental care for her patients. She and her staff are committed to making your oral health their top priority. She looks forward to helping her patients achieve their goals in a relaxed, pain and worry-free environment. When not practicing her passion for dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her two lovely children. She and her family reside in Woodbury. She enjoys international travel, art, hosting exchange students, and volunteering for a number of schools, and non-profit organizations. Dr. Melanee Chmiel looks forward to providing you with the gentle, personal care that you deserve.