Dr. Juliya Vaghani earned her doctorate in dentistry from UNC Chapel Hill- School of Dentistry. She continues lifelong learning process in the field of dentistry by attending continuing education with Spears program and being an active member in North Carolina Dental Society, American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.
She is dedicated to help out patients in need and provide care for underserved population in Cary, North Carolina and beyond. She volunteers her time to mission of mercy projects, NC Baptist Mobile medical/dental ministry and wake smiles in triangle area. During her dental training at UNC Chapel hill, she completed one-month mission trip to Mexico providing basic dental care to orphans at an orphanage. Dr. Vaghani recently spent many hours alongside elite oral surgeons placing dental implants on underserved population in Dominican Republic.
She loves to interact with patients and believes in serving them with utmost care with calm and empathetic attitude. In her free time, Dr. Vaghani enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr. Spandana Mukka, DDS
Dr. Spandana Mukka is a Doctor of Dental Surgery experienced in endodontics, bone grafts and surgical extractions, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and is certified in Fast Braces and Lumineers. Dr. Mukka joined the Zen Triangle Dentistry team as Associate Dentist in November 2020, bringing with her a passion for dentistry and commitment to patient care.
Dr. Mukka earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2015 from the NYU School of Dentistry, previously earning a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Mukka is trilingual and has a robust professional background that includes work in dental practices, educational institutions, and volunteer opportunities. She has dedicated her career to advancing her knowledge and skill set in many important dental specialties in order to provide the highest level of care to her patients. She has been acknowledged for her commitment to the dental industry not only through education, but also through membership with organizations such as the American Dental Society, American Dental Education Association, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In addition to patient care, Dr. Mukka’s favorite aspect of her profession is the mix of science and art involved in dental care.
Dr. Mukka has received honors and recognition throughout her career, including admittance to the NYU Dental Honors Program at Faculty Practice, and distinction in prosthodontics, operative dentistry, community dentistry, and orthodontics. She is passionate about community involvement and has worked as a volunteer dentist for the Red Cross Society and rural area and school services in India, as well as the Caribbean House Health Centre Family Fun Day and the Salk School of Science outreach by ASDA in New York. When she isn’t enhancing her skill set or practicing dentistry, Dr. Mukka loves to travel, bake with her daughter, and spend time with family & friends.
Meet Our Dental Assistants
I was born and raised in Greer, South Carolina. I joined Zen Triangle Dentistry in May 2020. I attended Greenville technical college in SC and have been a certified dental assistant for 27 years. With each passing year, I enjoy developing lasting relationships and providing quality patient care. I have been married for 20 years and have 2 children. My daughter is a senior at ECU in nursing program. My son is a freshman at NCSU in college of engineering. I enjoy singing in the church choir and praise band. My family and I are huge Clemson fans! GO TIGERS! However, I can also say GO PIRATES and GO PACK!! I also love to run in my spare time. I began running in 2015 and so far, I have completed 4 half marathons, 15 5k races and the Cooper river bridge 10 K four times. I run mainly because I love food.
I graduated from NC Dental University as a Dental Assistant in the summer of 2020. Learning alongside Dr. Vaghani has made my love for dentistry grow so much. I enjoy working with all my patients and taking the time to make their experience as comfortable as possible. Outside of work, I enjoy traveling, eating pasta and spending time with my friends and family!
Meet Our Dental Hygienist
Originally from the Fort Wayne, Indiana. I graduated with license in dental hygiene from the University of Southern Indiana. My interest in dental field began when I was in high school. I have been a licensed hygienist since 2019 and dedicated my time at Zen Triangle Dentistry to make each patient feel comfortable and relaxed during their visit. I absolutely love spending time with my family and like to enjoy the outdoors, traveling around different places and going on various adventures with my fiancé and our 5-year-old Siberian Husky, Rocky.
I have been a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association since 2017.
Meet Our Treatment Coordinatior
Hi there! I’ve lived in North Carolina for over 15 years; time has flown! Dentistry has been a passion of mine for years. I thrive on giving my best to our patients and helping them have a successful visit with us here at Zen Triangle Dentistry. Working alongside a great team and doctors is a breath of fresh air.
If I’m not managing the front desk or helping with marketing, you can find me with my husband volunteering for our church or with my puppy, Malibu, taking a nap.
Meet Our Insurance Coordinatior
Hey there! My name is Brisa, and I am the Insurance Coordinator for Zen Triangle Dentistry. I have been working in Admin for over 3 years now. I love being part of such a wonderful team here & being able to provide honest and clear information to such wonderful patients. Outside of work I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends, traveling with my husband to new places and spending time outdoors.