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Kavan Gandhi, BDS

Dr. Kavan Gandhi, BDS
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: SOD 5367
  • Phone: 713-486-4417
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Department: UT Dentists
  • Administrative Area(s): Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences
  • Education:

    Residency in Oral and maxillofacial Radiology | University of Florida, College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Florida 2022

    BDS | Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental college and hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India 2009

"I believe behind every grey-shaded pixel, we see a patient with a colorful personality."

Dr. Gandhi is an Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist and faculty member at Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences, UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. Dr. Gandhi obtained his BDS degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth University near Mumbai, India. Dr. Gandhi returned to his hometown Surat, India after finishing his degree, where he worked as a general dentist in private practice and as a clinical instructor at local government dental hospital for some years. Dr. Gandhi also provided dental care through community outreach program in rural areas across India, which he considers as rewarding and invaluable experience.

Dr. Gandhi is passionate about radiology and got the opportunity to pursue advanced medical radiology education at American institute of medical sciences in Piscataway, New Jersey. After finishing certificate program at AIMS institute, his internship at orange hospital, NYC included hands-on training in MDCT, MRI and Ultrasonography. Dr. Gandhi is a registered vascular and musculoskeletal Sonographer (ARDMS). Dr. Gandhi worked at Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston where his training helped him integrate ultrasound into dental field. He played a major role in initiating salivary gland ultrasound clinic at University of Florida college of dentistry, which focuses on screening patients for Sjogren’s disease and Temporomandibular joint disc displacement.

Along with Dr. Gandhi’s clinical background, medical radiology training, his 30-months OMR residency gave him the necessary foundation to interpret radiographs and CBCT scans. His goal is to provide comprehensive interpretation services for all dental imaging modalities to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes.