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Karen M. Wuertz, DDS

Dr. Karen M. Wuertz, DDS
  • Title: Associate Professor, Group Practice Director
  • Office: SOD-2548
  • Phone: 713-486-4284
  • Email:
  • Administrative Area(s): General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Education:

    DDS | UTHealth School of Dentistry at San Antonio

Dr. Karen Wuertz earned a doctorate of dental surgery from UTHealth School of Dentistry at San Antonio in 1992 and completed a general practice residency at the Jewish Hospital in St. Louis in 1993.

Dr. Wuertz’s clinical interests include general dentistry and dental sleep medicine. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and holds diplomate status with the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine and The American Board of Laser Surgery. She is a fellow in The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.