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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
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  • Department/Administrative Area: Pediatric Dentistry
  • Education:

    2008 – Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry – Louisiana State University
    2006 – Certificate in General Practice Residency (GPR) – Louisiana State University
    2004 – MPH – Epidemiology – University of Alabama at Birmingham AL
    2000 – Bachelor of Dental Surgery – MR Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore University, Bangalore India

Dr. Acharya is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She is an associate professor and postgraduate program director in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry 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 the specialty to the dental students and residents, she 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 pre-surgical molding of infants with cleft lip and palate.

Clinical Interests

Dental Care for infants and children with special needs, hospital dentistry, pre-surgical 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