Meet Dr. Joseph Mellion
The family practice of Mellion Orthodontics has been serving the Akron-Canton area for nearly three decades. Drs. Joseph and Nicholas Mellion, brothers and natives of Akron, OH, opened their orthodontic practice in 1980, and were joined in 2006 by Dr. Joe’s oldest son, Dr. Zachary Mellion. Drs. Joe, Nick, and Zach provide orthodontic treatment for both children and adults, including individuals that require special needs, cleft palate treatment, TMJ therapy, and multidisciplinary care. Drs. Joe, Nick, and Zach are active members of the community, belong to many professional organizations, and serve on the Craniofacial Team at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Joseph T. Mellion
Dr. Joe earned his D.D.S. degree at Case Western Reserve University in 1978 and his Master's degree in Orthodontics at Saint Louis University in 1980. Dr. Joe is a past president of the Ohio Dental Association and has held numerous positions in both national and local professional organizations. He currently serves as Executive Director of the Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation at Saint Louis University and is an Emeritus council member of the Akron Dental Society. In 1999, Dr. Joe was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Merit award for service to the Department of Orthodontics at Saint Louis University. Dr. Joe resides in Akron, Ohio with his wife, Dianne, and they have three children, Zachary, Sarah, and Alex. Dr. Joe runs nearly every morning and also enjoys traveling, hiking, and playing the piano.