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Cathy Nikdel, DDS, MPH

Dr. Cathy Nikdel, DDS, MPH
  • Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Office: SOD-5419
  • Phone: 713-486-4277
  • Email: Cathy.K.Nikdel@uth.tmc.edu
  • Department/Administrative Area: General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Education:

    DDS | University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1999
    MPH | The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, 2017

Dr. Cathy Nikdel is an assistant professor at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. She earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 1999 and a master's degree in Healthcare management from UT Health School of Public Health, Houston in 2017. She has practiced dentistry in Sweden and the United Kingdom before moving to Houston.

Currently a faculty member of the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health, Dr. Nikdel, participates in pre-clinical teaching, clinical teaching, and research.

She also treats patients in the UT Dentists faculty practice twice a week.


Clinical Interests

Restorative dentistry
Comprehensive treatment


Languages Spoken

English, Swedish, and Farsi