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Carla Whitney Yeates

Carla Yeates ,DMD

GPR Program Director, OUCP Dental Clinic Director

Dr. Whitney Yeates was born and raised in Mississippi. She attended Delta State University in Cleveland, MS, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Yeates earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. After graduation, she moved to Oklahoma City to further her dental education by completing a one year General Practice Residency at the Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. Following completion of residency, Dr. Yeates worked in private practice. 

Dr. Yeates joined the OU Children's Physician's Dental Clinic and GPR faculty as Assistant Director in 2016. She also joined the OU College of Dentistry faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor. In 2017, Dr. Yeates was name the Director of the GPR Program and OUCP Dental Clinic. She is involved with multiple committees within professional organizations, as well as, on the OU Medical Center Campus. 

Contact Information:

Phone: (405) 271-4750 Ext. 44138


Delta State University - B.S.
University of Mississippi - D.M.D.
University of Oklahoma Medical Center - General Practice Residency

Societies and Organizations:

American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Dental Education Association
American Cleft Palate Association
American Association of Women Dentists
Oklahoma Dental Association
Oklahoma Country Dental Society
Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentists
Oklahoma Academy of Pediatric Dentists
Mississippi Association of Women Dentists


Dental Lifeline Network Outstanding Service Award (University of MS, School of Dentistry, 2013)

Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities Award
(University of MS, School of Dentistry, 2013)