Dr. Dharia was the recipient of the 2018 Dentsply Rinn award for his poster “The Oral Radiologists role in Dental Malpractice” from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He has held numerous committee positions in the AAOMR and remains active in many organizations including the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology/Pathology, etc. Dr. Dharia has a large interest in technological advances in Radiology and Pathology (bringing CBCT and pathological specimens into virtual reality), and previously was heavily involved in a 3-D printing service at UCLA. He is concurrently completing his Masters in Oral Biology on research involving mucosal melanoma and co-authoring a manual for Stomatology/Oral Medicine students. Dr. Dharia was born in Texas and holds a Texas State Dental License.