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Diane Flint, DDS / MS

Diane Flint, DDS / MS

Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Sciences

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: (214) 828-8394
Fax: (214) 874-4551
Email: dflint@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas; MS; 2005; Biomedical sciences (Oral and maxillofacial Radiology)
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas; Certificate; 2002; Dental Diagnostic Science
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB Texas; Certificate; 1997; General Dentistry
  • USAF Hospital Barksdale, Barksdale AFB Louisiana; Certificate; 1987; General Dentistry Residency
  • Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas; DDS; 1986; Dentistry
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; BS; 1977; Dental Hygiene

Research Interests

  •  Baylor College of Dentistry Faculty Clinical Research Program (CRP); 03/2008-03/2010; S Roshan, DJ Flint; Clinical evaluation of single-tooth implants 12 to 36 months after placement at Baylor College of Dentistry; $5000. Role: co-investigator.
  • Planmeca Promax - digital panoramic, cephalometric, and tomographic imaging unit. Planmeca USA, Inc. (Roselee, IL).  $60,000 (equipment consignment; 2006 - present).  BW  Benson, H Liang, DJ Flint.  Role: co-investigator.
  •  Digora PCT extraoral storage phosphor imaging system.  PaloDEx / Instrumentarium / Soredex (Milwaukee, WI).  $28,000 (equipment consignment; 2006-present).  BW Benson, E Schneiderman, H Liang.  Role: co-investigator.
  • Clinical trials of Optime – a digital intraoral imaging system.  GE Medical Systems/Soredex, USA. (Milwaukee, WI).  $12,000 (equipment donation; 2004 – present).  BW Benson, E Schneiderman, H Liang, DJ Flint.  Role: co-investigator. 

Selected Publications

  • Liang H, DJ Flint, Benson BW.  Why should we insist patients remove all jewelry?  DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology 2011; 40:328-330.
  • Flint DJ, A Naidu, Hadavand RR. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Case of the Month: Periapical Cemento-osseous dysplasia.   Texas Dental Journal 2010; 127:1120-3.
  • Flint DJ, SB Dove, PC Brumit, M White, Senn DR. Computer-aided dental identification: an objective method for assessment of radiographic image similarity.  Journal of Forensic Sciences 2009; 54:177-84.
  • Flint DJ, A Naidu, M Oppedisano M.  Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Case of the Month: Ectodermal Dysplasia Hypohidrotic.  Texas Dental Journal 2009; 126:1042-4.
  • Flint DJ, A Naidu, Schow SR.  Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Case of the Month: Odontogenic Myxoma.  Texas Dental Journal 2008; 125:1116-7, 1119.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Amelogenesis imperfecta. Quintessence Int 2004; 35:338-9.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Dove SB, Senn DR, Alder ME.  Reporting of child abuse: a follow-up survey of Texas dentists. Pediatr Dent 2003; 25:541-5.
  • Bartoloni JA, Charlton DG, Flint DJ. Infection control practices in dental radiology. Gen Dent 2003; 51:264-71.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Sialoliathisis.  Quintessence Int 2003; 34:316-7.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Branchial cleft anomalies (branchial cleft cyst, cervical lympho-epithelial cyst). Quintessence Int 2003; 34:232-3.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Thyroglossal duct cyst.  Quintessence Int 2003; 34:156-7.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DJ, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Sickle cell disease. Quintessence Int 2003; 34:76-7.
  • Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS, Bsoul SA, Flint DJ. Focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz-Gorlin syndrome). Quintessence Int 2002; 33: 706-7.
  • Bsoul SA, Flint DF, Terezhalmy GT, Moore WS. Paradental cyst (inflammatory collateral, mandibular infected buccal cyst).  Quintessence Int 2002; 33:782-3.
  • Flint DJ, Paunovich E, Moore WS, Wofford DT, Hermesch CB.  A diagnostic comparison of panoramic and intraoral radiographs. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 1998; 85:731-5.
  • Flint DJ, Gerdts G, Pearson BS, Collier CM.  Use of stannous fluoride irrigation in periodontal therapy. Gen Dent 1988; 36:334-6.


  • Liang H, DJ Flint, BW Benson, Cheng Y.  Neurofibroma of the mandible: review of the literature and case report.  American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Louisville, KY, 10/22/09.
  • Roshan S, DJ Flint, R Ajlouni, E Solomon, Rivera-Hidalgo F.  Patient satisfaction survey of single tooth implant restorations performed by pre-doctoral and post-graduate students at Baylor College of Dentistry.  American Dental Education Association, Washington D.C., 03/2010.
  • Roshan S, DJ Flint, R Ajlouni, E Solomon, Rivera-Hidalgo F.  Success rate of single-tooth implant restorations in an academic environment.  American Association for Dental Research, Washington D.C., 03/2010.
  • Roshan S, DJ Flint, M Yanus, E Solomon, Rivera-Hidalgo F.  Clinical performance of single-tooth implants restored in an academic environment.  International Association for Dental Research, Barcelona, Spain, 07/2010.
  • Flint DJ, Dove SB, White M, Brumit PC, Senn DR.  Image analysis for forensic identification utilizing cross covariance correlation.  AmericanAcademy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. San Antonio, TX.11/16/02.
  • Flint DJ, White M, Moore WS, Alder ME, Senn DR, Dove SB. Effect of image file compression on cross covariance correlation. Paper presented to the 54th Annual Meeting of the AmericanAcademy of Forensic Sciences. Atlanta, GA.  02/02. In 2002 Proceedings of the AmericanAcademy of Forensic Sciences Volume 8.
  • Flint DJ, Langlais RL.  Advanced imaging characteristics of cysts versus tumors of the jaws.  AmericanAcademy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.  Portland,OR.  10/06/01.

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • 2004 - Diplomate, American Board of General Dentistry
  • 2002 - Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • 1999 - Diplomate, Federal Services Board of General Dentistry
  • 1986 -  Texas Dental Board, License #15033

National Service/Recognition

  • 2012 – Charles Craig Teaching Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
  • 2011 – Teaching Excellence Award, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • 2011 – Faculty Award, Dallas County Dental Society
  • 2009 – Nominee for Teacher of the Year, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • 1986 - Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Dental Honor Society