Dr. Acharya is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UT, Houston School of Dentistry and has held this position since 2008. Dr. Acharya completed her pediatric dental training as well as a general practice residency program in dentistry at the Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry in New Orleans. She received a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Public Health. Aside from teaching the specialty to the dental students and residents she practices at the UT-Dentists pediatric dental faculty practice at the Houston Medical Center. She is also a member of the Cleft and Craniofacial team where she is involved with pre-surgical molding of infants with cleft lip and palate.