Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Advanced Program in Periodontics
Dr. Mabel Salas was born in Lima, Peru, and graduated with a doctorate in dental surgery (DDS) from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in 2000. She continued her studies at Ohio State University, successfully completing her residency in periodontics, as well as her master’s of science degree in periodontics in 2009. She obtained her second DDS from the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 2013. Dr. Salas started practicing dentistry in 2001 and started at the UMKC Dental Faculty Practice in 2013. She has been a full-time faculty member of the UMKC School of Dentistry since 2010.
Dr. Salas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She retains memberships with the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Missouri-Kansas Society of Periodontics and the American Board of Periodontology.