Born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Dr. Panda moved with her family to Bowie, Maryland in 2004.
She fell in love with dentistry at a young age, after spending a lot of time receiving orthodontic treatment. She received her undergraduate degree from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania in Oxford, PA in 2014, her dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2018, and completed an Advanced Education in General Practice Residency at East Carolina University’s Vidant Medical Center in 2019.
Dr. Panda’s advanced training focused on surgical and implant dentistry, conscious sedation, root canals, and restorative dentistry. In addition, Dr. Panda also received experience in providing bedside emergency care for both adults and children.
Dr. Panda is a proud member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the National Dental Association, and the North Carolina Dental Society
As for personal hobbies, one of Dr. Panda’s biggest hobbies is traveling. She really enjoys learning all about new cultures, experiencing local cuisine, and seeing the architecture in different countries. Other interests include spending time with her family, (generally being ignored by her cat), volunteering, hiking and weight lifting.
A firm believer that professional growth means continually building on your knowledge and skill base, Dr. Panda regularly attends trainings, workshops, conferences, and other educational activities that enable her to strengthen and expand upon her skills and knowledge. Her goal is to direct all acquired skills and knowledge throughout her career as a dentist into providing the best quality of care for patients of all ages.