Trusted Corpus Christi, TX Dentist
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Dr. Sarah Pitarra
Originally from Robstown, Dr. Sarah Pitarra (formerly Dr. Sarah Medina) came home to Corpus Christi after completing her dental education and has greatly enjoyed practicing in her hometown area! For her, the best part of oral healthcare is being able to build lifelong relationships with so many wonderful patients. Watching a person’s face light up when they finally see their new and improved smile is such a rewarding feeling that can’t be beat. If you’d like to learn more about her, just keep reading below.
Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?
Dr. Pitarra chose dentistry as her career because the combination of art and science keeps the work interesting every day! She also really enjoys the strong work/life balance, which allows her to spend lots of time with her loved ones while also giving patients the attention they deserve.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After graduating from Texas A&M University-Kingsville with her undergraduate degree, Dr. Pitarra achieved her dental doctorate at Baylor College of Dentistry. Over the years, she has diligently kept up with continuing education to further expand her skillset, including training in minimal sedation, attending the Colorado Implant Continuum, and becoming certified in both soft tissue laser therapy and Invisalign. Dr. Pitarra is also a Kois trained dentist - because dental school just wasn't enough studying for her! The Kois Center is an evidence based teaching center with the latest advances in esthetic, implant and restorative dentistry. Dentists from all over the world come to the Kois Center to learn about the latest research in dentistry and how they can change and improve their clinical practice for patients. The Kois Center is the only continuing education program in the country conducting and publishing independent research. Ultimately this leads to a higher level of care for her patients as she uses the latest evidence based protocols for all procedures. She is a current member of the following organizations:
A Few of My Favorite Things
Dr. Pitarra and her husband Jason have three children named Sam, Preston, and Camilla! Outside of the dental office, you can usually find her hanging out with her family, hunting, fishing, practicing yoga, hiking, or travelling.