Before coming to Colorado, Dr. Salas served as the Director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. While working in academics at UMKC, Dr. Salas also worked in private practice performing the skills and techniques she was teaching to the next generation of periodontists.
Committed to dentistry, Dr. Salas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology as well as a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Salas was selected by her peers and is currently serving as a board examiner for the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Salas was born in Lima, Peru, and is fluent in English and Spanish. She graduated as a Doctor in Dental Surgery from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and then obtained her American DDS degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City. She continued her studies at the Ohio State Univesity, completing her Residency in Periodontics in conjunction with her Master’s in Science.
Dr. Salas is happily married to her husband, Dan. They have three children that keep their days busy and their lives full of joy. In her free time, Dr. Sals enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends. She is very excited to be in Colorado where she can enjoy both the outdoor activities and the metropolitan lifestyle the Front Range has to offer.