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​Adriana Segura DDS, MS, FAAP answers parent's questions such as:
  • How to introduce tooth-brushing
  • Can a pacifier negatively effect tooth formation? 
  • How early can tooth decay occur? 
  • When your child has a cavity, what are the options? 
  • How can parents help children who have developed a fear of the dentist?
 
Dr. Segura is a professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and is currently the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.
 

 

Last Updated
8/6/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
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