When Dr. Dirks was interviewed by the New York Times on August 4, 2013. They asked her how things could get better. "For change to occur, she said, “every nursing home needs an oral care champion.” So many of our elderly are in nursing homes. Some have families that are extemely invovled. Some are simply forgotten. All our residents fall somewhere in the middle. They all need care and to have someone to stand up for them. To act on their behalf when they can no longer make those choices for themselves. To read the article In Nursing Homes, an Epidemic of Poor Dental Hygiene clickhere.
We could not have been more proud to have had Dr. Dirks take part in Bonny Osterhage's Serving Seniors in San Antonio. The article is in the September/October 2014 issue of San Antonio Woman. The article highlights women who have devoted their professional career to serving the seniors in our community. Dr. Dirks has always considered the convenience of care for her patients. She is willing to do whatever it takes to allow them to receive the care they need and deserve while making the experience as comfortable as possible. “It makes it easier on them because they don’t have to transfer to a dental chair,” says Sarah. “We are the only full-service geriatric dental office in San Antonio to offer the wheelchair lift.” Click the link above to read the full article.
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