Dr. Kate Hakala, DDS
Dr. Kate Hakala is the oldest of 6 children. She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 1982. After 3 years in private practice as a hygienist, she returned to CU and graduated with her D.D.S., cum laude, in 1989.
She now teaches at the dental school 1 morning a week, in addition to 4 days a week in private practice. She was appointed to the Colorado State Dental Board by Governor Owens and served on the board for 6 years. She and her husband, Dirk, have been married for over 30 years and have 2 children. Dr. Kate is a member of the American Dental Association and American Association of Women Dentists.
Dr. Kate was named one of Colorado’s Top Dentists by 5280 Magazine 9 years in a row!