Dr. Yvette N. Battle
Dr. Yvette Battle earned her dental degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C in 2008, where she ranked top in her class and was awarded the Outstanding Student Honor from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. After dental school, she nobly served as a Captain in the United States Air Force for 4 years where she practiced general dentistry. Dr. Battle held several leadership positions from Clinical Chief with a staff of 20 to Chairperson for Infection Control for her entire medical unit. In 2015, she earned both her graduate certificate in Orthodontics as well as her Masters in Oral Biology at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore, MD. During her residency, Dr. Battle served as the Chief Orthodontic Resident for the graduate program of 12 residents and was the first African-American woman named to this position. Moreover, Dr. Battle serves as a mentor for the university’s Student National Dental Association (SNDA) and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO). A native of New York, NY, Yvette enjoys traveling, has a passion for playing basketball and owns an extensive collection of retro Jordan sneakers.