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Catherine Flaitz


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American oral and maxillofacial pathologist and paediatric dentist.

Biography of Catherine Flaitz

Catherine Flaitz is currently Interim Dean at the University of Texas Dental Branch, Chair and Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences, and Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

We thank Catherine Flaitz for informatiopn submitted.

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