GB Dental

Our Team

GB Dental

At GB Dental, our focus is on improving the oral health of our patients by providing them with the best in dental care. General and cosmetic dentist Dr. Bharwani offers most of the services you and your family will need all in the same practice. You can see us for preventive, restorative, and cosmetic services as well as for TMJ/bruxism and sleep apnea treatment.

Because we know the experience of our patients is greatly improved through technology, our entire team stays up-to-date on all the latest modern technology. Our office is equipped with high-tech dental instruments such as digital x-rays, electric handpieces, an intraoral camera, panoramic x-rays, digital impressions, and laser dentistry. We also offer digital records to ensure privacy and accuracy. In addition, we are pleased to offer VELscope cancer screening to help with early detection.

We know you have a busy schedule, and we value your time. Because of this, you can always expect to be seen within minutes of your appointment time without waiting.

Because the health of your mouth can impact the health of your entire body, our practice emphasizes preventive care. Our patients and their oral health are our biggest priorities. Call us today to schedule an appointment! 

Meet Our Team

Dr. Girish Bharwani, DDS

Dr. Girish BharwaniDDS

Dr. Bharwani grew up in Ohio and attended the Ohio State University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in Biology and a bachelor of arts in Business. After completing his undergraduate studies, he attended the prestigious New York University School of Dentistry. During his time there, Dr. Bharwani concentrated his studies in esthetic dentistry, having been a part of the Esthetic Honors Program.

He graduated in 2010, and began working in private practice in Chicago. Dr. Bharwani moved to Houston in 2011 and has had the dental practice in Houston since then. Dr. Bharwani’s dental practice specializes in TMD and oral facial pain, cosmetic, and comprehensive dentistry.

Dr. Bharwani is firm believer in keeping up with the newest dental technologies and procedures. To better help him keep up with new knowledge, he maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Oral Facial Pain.  In 2017, Dr. Bharwani completed his mini-residency in TMD and Oral Facial Pain at UCLA.

In his spare time, Dr. Bharwani tries to maintain an active lifestyle. He and his wife have been avid CrossFitters since 2011. He also enjoys playing beach volleyball and golf. Spending time in both New York and Chicago, Dr. Bharwani enjoyed exploring new foods and restaurants, and his enjoyment of both continues in Houston.

Tammy Thi Ngo - Registered Dental Hygienist

 Tammy Thi Ngo

Tammy was born in San Jose, California but moved to Dallas when she was just four years old. She has bachelor of science degrees in Advertising (the University of Texas at Austin) and Dental Hygiene (Texas A&M Baylor School of Dentistry). With GB Dental for a year and a half, Tammy cites the relationships she’s built with coworkers and patients and being able to help patients maintain healthy smiles as the best parts of her job.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading, and playing with animals, especially her own furbaby Sammie.

Kelly Cabrera - Office Manager

 Kelly Cabrera

Originally from Baytown, Texas, Kelly has been with the practice for 15 years. She loves seeing patients every day, and she has especially enjoyed seeing many of them through the years—graduating from high school and college and even going on to get married.

When she isn’t working, Kelly is likely spending time with her husband Sammy and her two daughters Kristen and Alexa. She also enjoys hanging out at the beach.

Naomi Davila - Office Assistant

 Naomi Davila

In addition to juggling her duties as office assistant, Naomi is currently enrolled at the University of Houston where she is pursuing a degree in Human Nutrition and Foods. With GB Dental for more than two years, Naomi loves her fellow teammates’ dedication to the practice. She says it creates a family environment where everyone is there for one another to help them grow.

This Houston native enjoys cooking, reading, and running in her spare time, as well as hanging out with her dog Riley.

Ray Echeverria - Registered Dental Assistant

 Ray Echeverria

Ray came to Houston by way of Mexico City, where he was born and raised. He also received his dental training there. With the practice for 16 years, Ray enjoys working with patients and seeing how happy they are at the end of their appointments.

Outside of work, Ray enjoys traveling with his wife, running, and playing the guitar.

Arlene Marino - Registered Dental Hygienist

 Arlene Marino

A graduate of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, Arlene is also a clinical instructor at Wharton Junior College. With the practice for three years, she enjoys getting to know her patients and providing care with a personal touch for each one.

This Port Arthur, Texas, native enjoys crocheting, going to movies, and watching baseball games.