MS in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa
Certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, University of Iowa
BA in Psychology, Creighton University
Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Director, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2017 - present
Commissioner for the Commission on Dental Accreditation, Pediatric Dentistry Consultant, 2014-2019
Board of Trustees, Academic at Large Position, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2012-2015
Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the University of Texas, 2014
International College of Dentists Golden Pen, Division 1 Award, American Association of Dental Editors, 2012
Arthur J. Nowak Pediatric Dentistry Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2012
Distinguished Teaching Professor of the University of Texas System, 2012
President’s Service Recognition Award for Commitment to Dental Education, Texas Dental Association, 2010
President’s Service Recognition Award, American Academy of Oral Medicine, 2010
William N. Finnegan III Professorship in the Dental Sciences, 2005 - 2010
Texas Dentist of the Year, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, 2005
President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, 2004
Department of Diagnostic & Biological Sciences
Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Education Research using the Arts and Humanities
Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
Pediatric Oral Pathology
Therapeutic Management of Oral Lesions
Publications and Presentations
Flaitz CM: Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions and Developmental Anomalies. Chapter 2. In Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence. 6th edition. AJ Nowak, et al (eds). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2019, pp 8-49.
Flaitz CM and Haberland C: Oral Pathology and Associated Syndromes. Chapter 3. In The Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry. 5th edition. AJ Nowak, PS Casamassimo (eds). The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago, IL. 2018, pp. 46-100.
Flaitz CM: Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions and Developmental Anomalies. In Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence. 6th Edition. AJ Nowak, et al. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2019. Chapter 2, pp 8-49.
Casamassimo PS, Flaitz CM, Hammersmith K, Sangvai S, Kumar A. Recognizing the relationship between disorders in the oral cavity and systemic disease. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2018;65:1007-1032.
Syed F, Uffman JC, Tumin D, Flaitz CM, Tobias JD, Raman VT. A study on the efficacy and safety of combining dental surgery with tonsillectomy in pediatrics. Clin Cosmet Investig Dent 2018:10 45–49.
Walia H, King A, Orellana C, Tumin D, Kumar A, Casamassimo P, Flaitz C, Raman V, Tobias J. Feasibility and safety of combining dental restoration with other procedures under general anesthesia in children with special health care needs. Middle East Journal of Anaesthesiology. Accepted 2017.
Sunderji S, Acharya B, Flaitz C, Chiquet B. Dental Caries Experience in Texan Children with Cleft Lip and Palate. Pediatr Dent 2017;39(5):397-402.
Flaitz CM, Hicks MJ. Mucocele and Ranula. Medscape Reference. Updated Jul 2017. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1076717-overview
Hicks J, Wu J, Flaitz CM. Effect of xylitol and fluoride dentifrices on human enamel surfaces following acid-etching: scanning electron microscopic study. Pediatr Dent Care 2016;1(4): 127.
Johnson-Harris D, Chiquet B, Flaitz C, Badger G, Frey G. Wear of primary tooth enamel by ceramic materials. Pediatr Dent. 2016;38(7):519-22.
Dai MR, Ho DK, Huang L, Quock RL, Flaitz CM. Utilization of Chinese herbal medicine for selected oral conditions in two pediatric populations. Pediatr Dent. 2016;38(4):311-6.
Muscal E, DeGuzman MM, Jung LK, Flaitz CM. Pediatric Sjogren Syndrome. Medscape Reference. Updated Dec 2015. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1008536-overview.
Dosani FZ, Flaitz CM, Hill JR, Whitmire C, Vance BJ: Postdischarge events occurring after pediatric sedation for dentistry. Pediatr Dent. 2014; 36(5):411-16.
Scully C, Bagan JV, Carrozzo M, Flaitz CM, Gandolfo S. Pocketbook of Oral Disease. Churchill Livingston/Elsevier, Edinburgh, UK, 2013, 439pp. Spanish edition, December 2013.