Department of Pediatric Dentistry

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry, located in Dallas, provides didactic and clinical instruction on preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children. This instruction is provided for dental hygiene, dental, and graduate students in the pediatric dentistry specialty program.

Undergraduate Teaching

Full- and part-time faculty are involved in the didactic training of the dental hygiene students, and the second-, third-, and fourth-year dental students. This is accomplished using a small group format. In addition, they are responsible for clinical instruction of dental and dental hygiene students on campus and off-campus at outside community clinics. 

Pediatric Dentistry Department Affiliations

The Department has affiliations with other institutions that offer experiences outside the School of Dentistry, including:

  • Children’s Medical Center of Dallas,
  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children,
  • Agape Clinic,
  • North Dallas Shared Ministries,
  • Urban Intertribal Council, and
  • Healing Hands Ministry.

Alvarez, Martha H, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud (CES), Medellin, Colombia, 1997

Borovoy Hofman, Nilly, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico, 2006

Burch, Dan, Clinical Associate Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Tennessee, 2013

Deck, Jennifer P, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Texas A&M University, 2009

Ettelbrick, Kelli L, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Iowa, 1996

Harris, Joseph A, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1972

Hinze, Erin S, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, 2008

Kainthla, Priyanka, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Oklahoma, 2014

Kerins, Carolyn A, Associate Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
PHD, Baylor College of Dentistry, 2004
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 2002

King, Silvia R, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Catholic University of Minas, Brazil, 1981

Kogut, Mark H, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1977

Layton, James S, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1977

Lin, Ko-Yu W, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan, 1985

Marr, Karina W, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 2005

McGuire, Susan S, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans, 1986

McWhorter, Alton G, Clinical Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Tennessee, 1979

Pace, Kathleen A, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Buffalo - The State University of New York, 1977

Patel, Rupande, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1991

Plunk, Michael D, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1974

Ray, Nina, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Howard University, 2007

Reddy, Anil K, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Columbia University, 1994

Seo, Anna H, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1991

Simpson II, Harold V, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 1977
MSD, Baylor University Waco, 1979

Tanur, Monique, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico, 1989

Williamson, Robert, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2005

Wong, Lolo, Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, Creighton University, 1990

Yazhari, Yasamin, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry
DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2011