Dr. Gargi Mukherji is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. She is a graduate of Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry (2000) and also did a one-year general practice residency at UT School of Dentistry at Houston (2001). Upon graduation from residency, she worked in private practice for 10 years prior to joining academia and pursuing her passion for teaching. She also treats patients in the UT Dentists Faculty Practice twice a week. Her specialty interests include the treatment of medically compromised patients, as well as children. She is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor and is credentialed to do IV sedations. In 2013, Dr. Mukherji was a recipient of the Dean’s Excellence Award for Teaching and Innovation. In addition, she has served as a reviewer for more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles on oral surgery, oral medicine and oral pathology.