Dr. Sarah Manguson Receives 2016 New Dentist Leadership Award

Dr. Sarah Magnuson was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2016 New Dentist Leadership Award. She was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in St. Paul.

Dr. Sarah Magnuson graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2008. In 2014 she opened up her own dental practice, Lake Sarah Dental PLLC. Prior to opening her clinic in 2014, she practiced at Children’s Dental Services and at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center in Minneapolis, where she specialized in children and adolescent patients, in particular those who face barriers to accessing dental care.

She has participated in the MDA’s Mission of Mercy events since 2012, serving as the Donated Services and Supplies Lead. Dr. Magnuson has also participated for several years in Give Kids a Smile, Team Smile, Donated Dental Services, and Feed My Starving Children, and is a volunteer dentist each month at the Sharing and Caring Hands dental clinic. In her community, she also initiated an internship program with the local high school to mentor future dental professionals.

The Minnesota Dental Association is the voice of dentistry in Minnesota, representing practicing dentists. It is committed to the highest standards of oral health and access to care for all Minnesotans. You can learn more at www.mndental.org.