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Avni Bhula, BDS, DDS, MSc (Dent)

Dr. Avni Bhula, BDS, DDS, MSc (Dent)
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: SOD-5364
  • Phone: 713-486-4419
  • Email: Avni.Bhula@uth.tmc.edu
  • Administrative Area(s): Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences
  • Education:

    BDS | University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009
    MSc | University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2015
    DDS | University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, Calif., 2018
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Residency | UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif., 2020

Dr. Avni Bhula is an assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences at the UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston.

Currently, Dr. Bhula is a fellow of the forensic odontology program at UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, American Dental Education Association, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Society of Forensic Odontology, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.


Clinical Interests

Oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral medicine, forensic odontology, and forensic science


Languages Spoken

English, Afrikaans, Gujarati