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Bhavini S. Acharya, BDS, MPH

 Bhavini S. Acharya, BDS, MPH
  • Title: Associate Professor; Program Director, Pediatric Dentistry Residency
  • Office: SOD-5408, HMC-460
  • Phone: 713-500-8290
  • Email: Bhavini.S.Acharya@uth.tmc.edu
  • Department/Administrative Area: Pediatric Dentistry
  • Education:

    Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry | Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA, 2008
    Certificate, General Practice Residency  | Louisiana State University, 2006
    MPH, Epidemiology | University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, 2004
    BDS | MR Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore University, Bangalore India, 2000

Dr. Acharya is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and program director for the postgraduate Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry program at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston. She completed her pediatric dental training, as well as a general practice residency, at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans. She received a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Public Health. Aside from teaching dental students and pediatric dentistry residents, Dr. Acharya sees pediatric patients through the UTHealth Pediatric Dentistry Faculty Practice at Houston Medical Center Plaza, 6655 Travis St., Suite 460 in Houston.

As a member of the UTHealth Cleft and Craniofacial Team, she is involved with presurgical molding of infants with cleft lip and palate.

Clinical Interests

Dental care for infants and children with special needs; hospital dentistry; presurgical molding for infants with cleft lip and palate

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Gujarati

Practice Location

UTHealth Pediatric Dentistry Faculty Group Practice
Houston Medical Center Plaza
6655 Travis St., Suite 460
Houston, TX 77030