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Meet Dr. Felicia V. Swinney

Felicia V. Swinney, DMD, MS   -   Pediatric Dentist

“Dr. Felicia” is Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and has extensive clinical training and experience in providing comprehensive dental care for infants, children, teens, and patients with special needs.  She is experienced in diagnosing and treating patients with interceptive orthodontic needs, managing acute dental trauma, and treating medically compromised patients under general anesthesia. Her research interests include the role of pediatric dentists in preventing and managing childhood obesity.

Dr. Felicia is a native of Augusta, GA and received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Following dental school she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program and served as a Dental Officer in the US Army. She provided dental care to soldiers in the US, Korea and Iraq. Dr. Swinney completed her Pediatric Dental Residency training at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is currently an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Swinney and her husband, Charlie, reside in Chapel Hill, NC with their dog, Louie.

Dr. Felicia will be leaving Durham Pediatric Dentistry at the end of June 2017. Her husband, Charles, will be finishing dental school and they will be moving closer to the Sanford, NC area. 

 

In the news…..

The Herald-Sun

August 22, 2014

Dr_felicia_swinney_free_dental_clinic Dr. Felicia Swinney inspects the teeth of Carrington Middle School student Roniyah Taborn, 12, on Friday, August 22, 2014.

The Durham County Department of Public Health and local dental professionals hosted a free back to school event for children of low-income families in need of dental care.