Meet Dr. Garala

Manish Garala, B.D.S., M.S.
Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
Partner, Medical Center Endodontics

Manish-photoDr. Manish Garala received his dental degree in 1996 from Turner Dental School, University of Manchester, England. Between 1996 and 1999, he successfully completed his Vocational and General Dental Practitioner Degrees at Hope Dental Practice, Manchester, England. During this time, he developed a strong passion for endodontics, which led him to pursue a career as an endodontic specialist. He completed his Postgraduate Degree in Endodontics at Nova Southeastern University, Florida in 2002, with a Master of Science in Education.

Dr. Garala has been in private practice in Houston, Texas, since 2002, and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He is a committee member for the GHDS and the AAE, and serves on the Advisory Council on Endodontics for Axis Sybron Endodontics. Additionally, he is on the advisory board for Dental Learning and Son-Endo technologies.

Dr. Garala has lectured globally, most notably at AAE Annual Meetings (2002-2004, 2008, 2011) IFEA (2001), and the Academy of General Dentistry (2007). He has written scientific papers for the International Endodontic Journal and the Journal of Endodontics, examining root canal preparation using Nickel Titanium systems. He has authored a chapter discussing canal preparation objectives for Dr. John McSpadden’s comprehensive text, “Mastering Root Canal Preparation”. He has achieved the status of Diplomate in Endodontics, following successful completion of examinations from the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Garala also maintains specialist list credentials for the specialty of Endodontics in Europe as well as memberships with the AAE, ADA, TDA, GHDS, and the International Federation of Endodontic Associations.

In 2004 Dr. Garala married Kim, a general dentist and they welcomed their daughter in 2009. In his limited spare time he was a regular soccer player, until surgery in 2007, and is still an avid fan. Other pastimes include running, traveling, water-sports and foreign languages.