Dr. Jacob is the Chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine at Dell Children’s Medical Center . She received her dental degree, certificate in pediatric dentistry and Masters of Science from the University Of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, Texas. She is a board certified pediatric dentist and an active member of the medical staff at Seton Family of Hospitals. Jacob is an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio Dental School and the University of Texas School of Public Health in Austin. She was the President of the Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Section on Oral Health for the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is actively involved in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Cleft Palate –Craniofacial Association.
Dr. Jacob specializes in providing dental care for patients with special needs and those who have complex medical problems. She is involved in clinical practice, teaching and research. Her research focus is in preventive oral healthcare, public health, and caries risk assessment.