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Sarah J. Kelly, DDS, MS

Dr. Kelly is a board-certified periodontist who grew up in Fort Worth, where she attended Trinity Valley School. She then attended Texas A&M University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Biology and a minor in Art and Architecture History. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, where she earned the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics. Her masters and advanced training in Periodontology and Implantology were completed at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in Dallas, during which she received the John F. Prichard Award for her clinical periodontal research. Dr. Kelly is a member of numerous dental organizations and currently serves on the board of the Fort Worth District Dental Society. 


With her background and love of art, Dr. Kelly was drawn to the esthetics and functionality of

dentistry, and found periodontics to be the perfect merging of the two. She is passionate about treating patients with care and compassion, focusing on achieving long term oral health


Dr. Kelly met her husband, Michael, during college at Texas A&M University. Michael is an engineer in the Fort Worth commercial construction business.  Dr. Kelly is happy to be back in her hometown and recently welcomed a baby girl to her family.  When she is not providing care to her patients, Dr. Kelly enjoys traveling, cooking, painting, podcasts, and spending time with her family and friends.

Certificates & Licensure:

  • Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology

  • Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

    • Dental License

    • Anesthesia Permit: Level 3 sedation for IV and oral conscious sedation

  • American Heart Association​

    • ACLS and BLS Certification​



  • John F. Prichard Graduate Research Competition

    • Clinical Sciences Award

  • American Academy of Periodontology

    • Research Forum Award for Masters Project – 2022



  • Fort Worth District Dental Society 

    • Director under 10 years

  • Texas Dental Association

  • American Dental Association

  • American Board of Periodontology

  • Southwest Society of Periodontists

  • Texas Society of Periodontists

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