Abra has been a registered dental hygienist for 16 years. She graduated with an Associate’s in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville, North Carolina in 2004. She worked in private practice 13 years prior to pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from East Tennessee State University in 2015. She then became a dental hygiene educator at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College in 2017, where she still works full time. Abra is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Allied Health degree from East Tennessee State University. Abra resides in Waynesville, North Carolina with her husband and their 3 dogs.