Dr. Irina Novak, DMD

Dr. Irina Novak is the practicing dentist at the Mellen Dental Office. She holds a DMD from the University of Louisville and a DDS from St. Petersburg State Medical University. She has completed internships in both general dentistry and general medicine. She is a member of several professional organizations and multiple certificates of advanced training. Doctor Novak has been practicing on the peninsula for the last seven years. She has extensive experience and enjoys providing care in all aspects of dentistry, ranging from aesthetics to implant placement. With experience in caring for patients of all ages and backgrounds, Doctor Novak has a passion for patient care and strives to ensure each patient gets the very best in personalized treatment.

A military spouse, Dr. Novak has been married to Chief Warrant Officer 5 (Retired) Robert Novak for 16 years. They are proud to have served our nation with dedication and distinction. They have a teenage son and a teenage daughter. In her free time, Dr. Novak enjoys playing tennis, bicycling, and scuba diving.

Meet Our Team



Sarah SidesSarah Sides (Dental assistant)

Sarah moved to the Hampton roads area 3 years ago, after finishing her dental assisting training at Massanutten Technical Center in Harrisonburg, VA. Sarah joined the Mellen Dental team in October 2016. Sarah is very passionate and knowledgeable at providing our patients with genuine, quality care and comfort. In her spare time Sarah enjoys going to the beach taking her dog Gertie for walks and spending time with family and friends.