Mr. Garcia joined the faculty of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston in 2014 as an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene. Although new to UTSD, he taught at three other dental hygiene schools in the North Texas area as a part-time faculty member while completing his MBA. The courses he taught include pre-clinic, senior clinic, dental materials, radiology, and nutrition. Mr. Garcia is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association and has been very active with local component, serving as an officer and chairing various committees. He has been a delegate at the Texas Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session.