Dr. Sarah Tevis Poteet is a native Texan from Waco. She graduated from Texas Tech University and then went to dental school where she earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She was one of a select few to also complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency, where she acquired specialized skills in complex restorative cases, implants, sedation, and surgery.
Dr. Poteet is a member of many prestigious dental organizations including the American Dental Association (ADA), the Texas Dental Association (TDA), the Dallas County Dental Society (DCDS), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). She is on the Board of Directors for the National Foundation of Ectodermal Dysplasias (NFED) - a foundation to help families with a genetic disorder affecting teeth, and she is also on the Board of Directors of The Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR). She also represents Texas on the American Dental Association's Committee on the New Dentist.
In addition to her busy practice, Dr. Poteet volunteers her time for the Attitudes and Attire Hopeful Smiles program. She was also involved in the New Beginnings Makeover that was featured on Channel 8's Good Morning Texas.
Dr. Poteet has received many accolades for her involvement in dentistry.
•Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
•Texas Dental Association's "New Dentist Leadership Award"
•Johnson & Johnson's "Remarkable Woman Award" in 2003
•Appeared on ABC's "The View" with Barbara Walters
•Consumers Research Council of America's "America's Top Dentists" Award
•Named "New Dentist of the Year", by the Dallas County Dental Society in 2007
•Recognized as one of the "Best Dentists" in Dallas, by D-Magazine in 2007