Makayla Gresham

Class of 2020, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Program
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“When my 4-year-old cousin was diagnosed with Leukemia, I witnessed first-hand the effects that medications and radiation can have on one’s smile and self-esteem. I hope to help alleviate that for my patients in the future.”

Makayla Gresham is a native of Logan, W.Va. She began dental school in August 2016. Gresham is an active leader with the American Student Dental Association.

During her second year of dental school, Gresham was chosen to receive the Rising Leader Award from the American Student Dental Association.

She shared her excitement and plans for the future in a dental school news story Read her story.