Dr. Priyanka Vaddi
Dr. Priyanka Vaddi graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. She then received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia. Upon her graduation from dental school, Dr. Vaddi attended a general practice residency in Brooklyn, NY to further expand her knowledge and experience in dentistry.
Dr. Vaddi then went on to pursue a two-year pediatric dental residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. While in residency, Dr. Vaddi completed the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program, which provided advanced training to healthcare professionals to improve their knowledge in working with children, teenagers, and young adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities and special health care needs.
Since her training, Dr. Vaddi has been in private practice for seven years in the Pittsburgh area. She is a board-certified pediatric dentist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the College of Diplomates. Dr. Vaddi regularly attends continuing education courses and is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Outside the Office
Dr. Vaddi is originally from a small town in upstate New York. From Pittsburgh to Philly to NY and then to D.C., she and her family were happy to come back to Pittsburgh and call it their home. She recently moved to Franklin Park, where she resides with her husband, James, and two young children, Aviana and Jay. In her spare time, Dr. Vaddi enjoys spending time with family, doing yoga, eating New York style pizza, and binge-watching Netflix.
Natalie has been in the dental field for 7 years, and previously worked with Dr. Tapert before transitioning to Dr. Vaddi. She currently works as Dr. Vaddi’s dental assistant, but is also the IV sedation/clinical coordinator. She has two kiddos named Teagan and Vance. She enjoys outdoor activities with her family, attending Pittsburgh sporting events and comfy movie nights in. She loves all things Marvel and Star Wars.
Jessa graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology and has been a hygienist for 5 years. She loves treating children and making them feel comfortable at the dentist. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, watching Harry Potter movies, and playing with her cats and golden retriever. Make sure to floss before you see her!
RheaAnn has been in dentistry for 10 years. She loves exercising and all things Disney. In her free time, she is usually gardening, hanging out with her 3 cats, or jetting her two boys off to their different activities.
Front Office Coordinator
April is the newest addition to our team and has worked in the medical office setting for two years. She loves working with kids and helping people. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and is an avid concert goer.
Christina, our newest addition to our front desk team, was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She has been in the medical field for 6 years, and before that, worked in retail management. With a passion for cooking, nature, and exploration, she loves to travel and to go on long hikes (and bikes!) with her husband and their dog.