Having grown up in Raleigh, Dr. Lysandra Lestini earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UNC School of Dentistry in 2015 after graduating cum laude from Duke University.
She is an alumna of the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and serves on the Pankey Advisory Committee. She is a founding member of the first all-female Pankey study club for continuing dental education. In addition to her on-going studies at the Pankey Institute, Dr. Lestini is committed to life-long learning through various dental courses across the country. She has also volunteered her time in dental clinics in North Carolina and overseas to serve those with limited access to dental care.
She is an active member of her church and a small group leader in Bible Study Fellowship. Accepting commissions at her studio in Raleigh, she paints portraits in oils, a passion which she most recently pursued with an extended course of study in Florence, Italy and New York City. She also enjoys tennis, cooking, playing the cello, and spending time with family and friends.