Community Dentistry and Population Health Faculty

Sarah Dirks

Sarah Dirks DDS

Associate Professor (C/T), ACTS Program Assistant Director
  • Community Dentistry & Population Health


Primary Phone:303-724-8462

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Fellowship - Geriatric Medicine & Dentistry
  • Fellowship - Substance Abuse/Interprofessional
  • DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas
  • BS - Psychology, Hastings College Hastings, Nebraska


  • “Oral Health Champion”  - Texas Oral Health Coalition
  • ADA Action for Dental Health – “Texas Dentist Demonstrates Successful Model for Treating the Elderly in Nursing Homes”
  • New York Times Interview - Why does my dentist give me so many x-rays?
  • New York Times Interview - In Nursing homes, an epidemic of poor oral hygiene.


  • Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors - Healthy Aging Committee
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • American Dental Education Association

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