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Dr. Waghela

Rachana Waghela


Dr. Rachana Waghela earned her doctor of dental surgery from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and then completed her residency at the Flushing Hospital at New York University. She says her mission is to provide fearless and quality dentistry to each and every patient. Dr. Waghela considers herself an artist, and dentistry is the medium that allows her to create beautiful smiles. She loves helping patients achieve and maintain the ultimate in oral health through high-quality dentistry.

Memberships & Family Life

Dr. Waghela is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and she regularly pursues continuing education courses across all areas of dentistry. When she is not at the office, Dr. Waghela enjoys painting, photography, cooking, and physical fitness. She also loves to travel and spending time with family.

Jasmine Thomas


• Dr. Thomas would like to help all of her patients’ brainstorm, plan, and finally achieve the smile they’ve always wanted, and deserved! Dr. Thomas’s goal is to establish trust with every patient. It is very important to her that her patients realize that our dental team is not only compassionate about everyone’s individual dental needs, but we are also dedicated to providing high quality dental care with every patient experience.

Education Detail:
• Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
• General Practice Residency from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) @ West LA VA

Continuing Education/Professional Memberships:
• American Dental Association
• Indiana Dental Association
• Academy of General Dentistry

Lifestyle and Hobbies:
Dr. Thomas loves listening to different types of music or podcasts, going to concerts, playing cards, traveling, learning new languages, and spending time with FAMILY. Collecting positive experiences is a must, and she stives each day to gather as many as possible.

Ghiath Halwani


We are excited to announce Dr. Ghiath Halwani, DDS as an addition to our team at Elite Smile Dentistry of Carmel. Dr. Halwani is an exceptional dentist who will continue to provide you and your family with the high-quality, personalized care that you have come to know at Elite Smile Dentistry of Carmel. He will be working alongside our existing team of talented dentists and wonderful dental hygienists to help ensure you receive the best care possible.

Dr. Halwani has an impressive background. His educational career consists of attending notable schools such as California State Polytechnic University and Indiana University Purdue University. After graduating Dr. Halwani continued education by taking extensive implant continuing education courses. Dr. Halwani is committed to his craft and prioritizes the dental health of those in the community he serves. His mission in dentistry is, “Provide excellent dental care in a painless and efficient way.” In addition to his outstanding educational career, Dr. Halwani is also a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and International Congress of Oral Implatalogist.

When he is not in the office providing his clients with the best care he is bicycling and playing tennis Dr. Halwani is married with four kids ranging from ages five to seven.