UW School of Dentistry


Mariella Garcia , DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry


Originally from Peru, Dr. Garcia is acting assistant professor of pediatric dentistry. Her goal is to consistently provide excellent service to patients and families. Her focus is in training pediatric dental residents in academic and clinical settings.


  • DDS, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia School of Dentistry
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry training and pediatric dentistry residency training, University of Connecticut

Academic Interests

  • Hospital dentistry
  • Special needs patient care
  • Comprehensive oral care of children and adolescents
  • Early childhood oral health
  • Current courses: Behavior Management, Dental Trauma