About Your Dentist

Amrutha Mandava, DMD

Dr. Amrutha Mandava has been practicing dentistry in Albany, New York, for the past 18 years. His modern dental practice offers evening and weekend hours.

He attended Osmania University in Hyderbad, India, as an undergraduate, and later graduated from Washington University School of Dental Medicine in 1988. He served in the United States Army as a general dentist for four years where he fine-tuned his skills. He then served in the 109th Air National Guard, in Scotia, New York, for seven years counseling airmen and providing diagnostic services.

Dr. Amrutha Mandava is very passionate about dentistry. He is respected and well liked by his patients, staff and peers. He lives in Guilderland, New York, with his family and is active in the community. He enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.

Mira Shah, DDS

Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Bombay with a degree in Dentistry. She subsequently obtained her NY State license and practiced in Binghamton before moving to Albany.

Prajna Yerusu, DDS

“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” - Miguel Cervantes

My Mission

“As a dental professional, my mission is to make a difference in a patient's life and help them to restore their smiles. I immensely care about my patients and help them maintain dental health forever. Furthermore, I would strive to continuously learn and grow in my professional life by doing quality work.”

Education & Continuing Education

Advanced Education in General Dentistry
NYU Langone Health – New York, New York

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Howard University College of Dentistry – Washington, District of Columbia

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University – Chennai, India

Dr. Yerusu has attended many conferences, courses, and lectures to further her dental education.  

Professional Memberships

Dr. Yerusu is an active member of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

As a committed professional, Dr. Yerusu sees great value in a sustainable work/life balance. She enjoys playing guitar and chess in her free time. She also loves spending time with family and friends, going hiking, throwing dinner parties, and playing board games!