Dr. Muddasar Tukdi is a long time resident of Texas who harbors a great love for both his community and city. He believes in quality care for each individual patient. Dr Tukdi graduated from Tufts University with his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011. Dr Tukdi loves helping his patients achieve their best smile possible! At Aqua Dental, Dr Tukdi provides a wide array of oral health services including smile makeovers, teeth whitening, general dentistry, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, veneers, filings, gum disease, dental care, dentures, and family dentistry. Dr. Tukdi believes in maintaining long term relationships with his patients and strives to educate patients on proper oral hygiene, as well as spending ample time to ensure the patient makes informed dental decisions.
During his time off, Dr. Tukdi serves as the Dental Director of Shifa Synott, a free community clinic which offers medical and dental care to everyone in the community. He is an avid fan of the Houston Texans and the Houston Rockets and can often be found cheering on his hometown teams. Dr. Tukdi is committed to making your next dental visit a breath of fresh air.
Dr Mark A. Williams II was born and raised in Houston, TX and is a graduate from Prairie View A&M University, with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. At Prairie View, he received many accolades including: Tri Beta Honor Society, graduating with honors, was named Mr. Prairie View and represented to school as an ambassador and President of the Eta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. There he honed is love and passion for the field of dentistry and began to peruse it fully.
Upon completing Prairie View, Dr. Williams went to Dental School at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in beautiful Mesa, Arizona, and also received a dual degree with a Masters of Public Health. In dental school he was also accepted into Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity
He then attended residency at the University Of Texas Dental School in the medical center of Houston with a certificate in the Advanced Education General Dentistry. During that time he become Chief Resident and also awarded the top honor of Resident of the year award. Through his matriculation in his dental journey, he has become an active member in multiple dental organizations including: Greater Houston Dental Society, National Dental Society, Academy of General Dentist, Houston Minority Dental Society and Texas Dental Association.
Dr. Williams now is an associate at Aqua Dental, an avid volunteer dentist with the City of Houston and a volunteer instructor at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston.
Dr Williams has special interests in: restorative, prosthodontics, cosmetics and orthodontic dentistry. Dr. Williams is very active in the city of Houston and is involved in many community service and social organizations. He is very excited to give back his time and skills to the city that raised him. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Williams loves to spend time with friends and family, travel, workout and be exposed to new things.
In the field of dentistry, Dr Willliams believes in comprehensive conservative personalized treatment with an emphasis in patient comfort and education. He believes in building a relationship with the patient and treating patients like family. He wants to change the negative stigma about “going to the dentist” to an experience that will be productive, informative and pleasant. What you see as a problem, he sees as potential. Old fashioned values incorporated with modern technology is the key to great dentistry.
Dr. Rahul Gandhi treats patients that need IV sedation, better known to patients as “Sleep Dentistry.” He performs conscious sedation for the practice for the removal of wisdom teeth, complicated extractions, complicated implant placement or when the patient does not want to be awake during treatment. He also performs biopsies for suspicious areas of the mouth.
Dr. Gandhi received his degree of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a Certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2001. He finished an internship in OMFS at the University of Kentucky to further his education. Dr. Gandhi completed a General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York.
Dr. Gandhi practices General Dentistry with a focus on Oral Surgery and IV Sedation. He is certified in Parenteral Conscious Sedation, Enteral Sedation, Intramuscular Sedation and Nitrous Oxide Sedation.
Dr. Gandhi is married to Shefali and they have two adorable boys. He moved to Sugar Land shortly after finishing his residency.
Dr. Jayaratne or “Dr. Jay” believes in treating each of his orthodontic patients the way he would treat a member of his own family: professionally and with great compassion, with respect to their individual needs and concerns. He derives immense satisfaction from being able to impact others’ lives through creating beautiful smiles.
Dr. Jay received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree with honors from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from The University of Hong Kong. In addition, he has completed the following:
Dr. Jay spends his free time with family and friends.