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AZ Orthodontist, Dr. Prashansa Sharma-Makwana
Dr. Prashansa Sharma-Makwana is an orthodontic specialist. Since joining Premier Orthodontics, she has played an integral part of Premier Orthodontics’ award-winning practice, five-star patient experience, and has helped in the treatment of hundreds of children through the Smile Change Lives Foundation.
When asked what she enjoys most about her job, Dr. Sharma responded, “Being able to help someone feel proud and happy about their smile. I love when I can help a patient look forward to their next appointment!”
One thing you may not know about Dr. Sharma is that she is an amazing dancer! In fact, Dr. Sharma, along with her collegiate Indian dance group, performed in a music video alongside Snoop Dogg! Ask her about it at your next appointment.
Dr. Sharma-Makwana completed her undergraduate studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She went on to receive her D.M.D. with distinction at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, graduating in the top of her class. Dr. Sharma then completed her certificate of advanced graduate studies in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Prashansa Sharma-Makwana continues to study the latest advances in her specialty through memberships in the following professional organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Arizona Dental Association
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics
At a Glance
Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry – Case Western Reserve University
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Tufts University
American Association of Orthodontists