Meet Your Westminster Dentists
At Sage Dental Care, patients can look forward to being treated by experienced, accomplished dentists who are passionate about their work and helping others in need. Here in Westminster, CO, our whole team focuses on exceeding expectations whenever possible, and we hope that you’ll enjoy the time you spend with us. To learn more about our doctors, continue reading. If you’re ready to schedule your first visit, don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Terry Batliner, DDS
Dr. Terry Batliner is a Colorado native who was born and raised in east Denver. He went to college at the University of Northern Colorado Dental School at the University of Iowa and also attended the Royal Dental College of Denmark and business school (earning his MBA in health care management) also at Iowa.
Dr. Batliner is a member of the Cherokee Nation, and he spent the first eight years of his career in the Indian Health Services, providing healthcare to American Indians and Alaskan Natives. He has held senior leadership positions in Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, the Veteran Administration (VA), and Delta Dental of Colorado. He is currently on faculty at the Colorado School of Public Health and has served on the faculty of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, where he was clinical Dean.
Dr. Batliner’s primary interest is clinical dentistry, but he is also an accomplished academician and has many research papers to his name. He is an internationally recognized authority on the oral health status of American Indians and the prevention of dental decay. He is a courageous advocate for the underserved and is committed to improving access to dental care for people living in Native communities, rural areas, and inner cities.
Christopher Kellum, DDS
Dr. Kellum is originally from Tupelo, MS, and he attended Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN before pursuing his doctorate at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He then practiced for almost five years in Tennessee and Colorado before deciding to join the Sage Dental Care team. He enjoys being able to perform a wide variety of different procedures for patients in need, including fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.
Whenever he isn’t busy at the practice, Dr. Kellum spends his free time weightlifting, hiking, snowboarding, keeping up with SEC football, and sampling plenty of great Denver cuisine.