Originally from New York, Dr. Yerra moved to North Carolina at a very young age. Mid-way through high school, she moved to Durham to attend the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. From there, she moved on to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After shadowing various professions, she discovered that dentistry is her passion. The combination of science and art paired with the enthusiasm for life displayed by her dentist mentors inspired her to follow this path.
Prior to dental school, she worked as a dental assistant, further solidifying her life’s work as a dentist. Her experience as an assistant helped her to fully understand the importance of teamwork and empathy towards patients. Dr. Yerra went on to earn her dental degree from the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine.
When she’s not in the office, Dr. Yerra loves spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies include traveling, attending concerts, checking out new restaurants, and touring art museums. As your dental provider, she promises to listen and work with you to provide the most appropriate treatment based on your unique needs.