Sandra H. Stuhr

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry


Periodontics & Oral Medicine




Dr. Sandra Stuhr is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and a current Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She received her DMD degree from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL where she was a student ambassador and the recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Research Award. She completed her periodontal residency and received her MS in Oral Sciences at the University of Iowa, where she was appointed chief resident and served as the student ambassador for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation in 2020. Dr. Stuhr began her research studies prior to her dental training at the University of Florida as part of a research team treating children and adolescents with an aggressive form of periodontitis at public health clinics across the state of Florida. She has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts in the periodontal field and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research. Her current research involves soft tissue biology and wound healing, oral regeneration around implants and teeth, non-surgical therapy of periodontal diseases, and dental education. Dr. Stuhr enjoys reading, cooking, music, and spending time outdoors with her family and mini dachshund, Mocha.