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DrMelMelanie Fulton D.D.S.

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 facility member at UNMC college of Dentistry. In 1997 Dr. Fulton moved to private practice.
Dr. Fulton has been in private practice for 20 years. Even though she enjoys the technical aspects of dentistry, her favorite thing about this profession are the friends she’s able to work beside each day and the relationships she’s able to develop with the patients she’s able to serve.
The professional associations Dr. Fulton belongs to are; the American Association of Dentistry, The Nebraska Dental Association, the Lincoln District Dental Association. She has contributed to many committees including the Deans advisory counsel.
Dr. Fulton’s and her husband Dan have been married for 36 years. They have two great children and two wonderful grandsons. The couple enjoys traveling, Husker anything, and spending time spoiling their grandsons.

Dr. MeghanMeghan Hungerford D.D.S.

Dr. Meghan Hungerford Tylka, or as patients call her Dr. Meghan, is originally from Manhattan, KS. 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 bachelors 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. Meghan moved and practiced in Louisville, KY for a few years while her husband finished his residency program. They chose to move back to “The Good Life” to be closer to family and Husker athletics. 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. Meghan strives to provide the most advanced dental care to her patients by expanding her knowledge through continuing education. She has taken advanced courses at the Misch International Implant Institute that has allowed her to not only restore but also place dental implants. She also enjoys all aspects of family and cosmetic dentistry.
While not in the office, Dr. Meghan enjoys being outdoors, especially on the lake in the summer time! She enjoys watching movies, being in the kitchen, and spending time with my family. She been married to husband Danny since 2014, and together we have a little boy named Cole.
Dr. Meghan looks forward to meeting you and your family soon!

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Diane joined Star City Dental in 2008. She has over 40 years of experience, 29 as a certified dental assistant. When asked, her comment is always that she loves the profession! Her responsibility is to be Dr. Fulton’s primary chairside assistant. In addition she keeps our office current in OSHA requirements and has the responsibility of all dental materials inventory.
In her free time, Diane and her husband try to split their time between four grown sons that live in three different areas of the US plus one out of the country. The loves of her life are her five beautiful grandchildren. She has a Lhasa Apso dog that she considers her 5 th son. Summer is her favorite time of the year, allowing for water activities, getting together with friends and gardening.


Sarah joined our practice in 2006 after graduating from Wichita State University with a dental hygiene degree. Prior to her hygiene education experience, she was a certified dental assistant for four years. Sarah is our senior hygienist and oversees our hygiene department at Star City Dental, always with the goal of providing the best of individual care to each of our patients.
Her family is the center of her world. The stories of raising her two young sons shared with our patients and staff bring many a smile to our days.


Sherry is our office manager. She joined the staff in 2012 bringing with her over 40 years of experience in the dental field as a certified dental assistant. Her role in the office is to handle insurance and billing estimates, patient financing, marketing as well as overseeing the management of the practice. She enjoys seeing the transformation that great dentistry produces in the lives of our patients.
In her free time, she loves spending time with her two grown sons, their wives and her beautiful grandchildren. Her list of books to be read and travel to be done is endless!

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Diane started her dental career over 30 years ago as a dental assistant and joined Star City Dental in 2010. The past 15 years she has moved to running the front desk of our office as a scheduling coordinator. She loves seeing and greeting the patients everyday.
Diane and her husband spend most of their time with their family. Her son and daughter in law have five children, her daughter and son in law have four, keeping the family busy with lots of activities. Watching the grandchildren in their sporting activities, singing and dancing brings Diane so much joy. One of her favorite things to do is seeing Grandpa playing the guitar and singing with the grandchildren.


Amy is our clinical coordinator. She supports all of our providers and keeps our office running smoothly. She has 13 years’ experience in the dental field as a certified dental assistant. Ten of those years were working chairside with Dr. Neuhaus . Amy enjoys getting to see the impact that great dentistry can have on a person’s life.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, reading and bicycling with her husband and sons .


Angie is a hygienist at Star City Dental. She graduated in 2008 from the dental hygienist program at Central Community College in Hastings. Before continuing her education in the dental hygiene filed, Angie was a dental assistant for six years. She loves to help her patients achieve optimal dental health while providing a gentle touch to insure patient comfort.
Angie is married with three children and an adorable goldendoodle, Rosie. She spends her time at the baseball fields, soccer fields, and basketball courts. In her spare time she loves to travel to warm places.

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