Kerin BurdetteClinical Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry

Dr. Burdette’s career has spanned 25 years. She knew since age 12 she wanted to be a dentist. Her background is in public health/community dentistry, private practice, academia, managed care, administration, and mobile dentistry. Her teaching interests include clinical dentistry (adult and pediatric), caries prevention/early intervention, and public health/community dentistry. For fun, Dr. Burdette likes to read, travel, watch movies and complete word search puzzles.


  • A. T. Still University – Master of Public Health, Dental Emphasis
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center – Certificate, Advanced Specialty Education in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower V.A. Medical Center – Certificate, General Practice Residency
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City Six-Year Combined BA/DDS Program


  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Hospital Appointments

  • Children’s Health, Surgical Division of Dentistry


  • Board of Directors, Dental Health Arlington
  • Dental Educator and Speaker, Cook Children’s Oral Health Coalition
  • Volunteer Dentist, Save- A- Smile


  • Greater Dallas Pediatric Dental Society
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Delta Gamma Chapter, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Dallas County Dental Society
  • American Dental Education Association
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Association of Dental Research