Meet Plano Pediatric Dentist Yasi Yazhari, DDS
Dr. Yasamin Yazhari DDS was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from UT Arlington where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, then went on to San Antonio, TX to complete her DDS degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She continued her education by completing an additional advanced residency training at UT Houston School of Dentistry. Throughout her training, she spent many hours volunteering as a tutor for kids, teaching Sunday school, and facilitated various youth groups.
Dr. Yazhari worked in private practice for 5 years while also maintaining a faculty appointment as part– time Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. During her years of practice, Dr. Yazhari was awarded “Mom approved Dentist” in 2014 and 2015, along with being nominated “New Dentist of the Year”, by the Texas Academy of General Dentists.
After years in practice as a general dentist, Dr. Yazhari decided to pursue her passion in pediatric dentistry and completed her pediatric residency program at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She has maintained her faculty appointment in the pediatric department at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She enjoys being involved in organized dentistry and often participates in the local, state and national levels as a volunteer for community events and as a Continuing Education attendee.
Dr. Yazhari currently lives in Dallas. She loves spending time with her friends and family, and enjoys travelling in her free time.