Meet Kenneth D. Kirkham, D.D.S, FADI

Meet Kenneth D. Kirkham, D.D.S, FADI in Fort Worth

Background and Credentials

  • Carter-Riverside High School, Fort Worth, Texas | Graduated 1978
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Sociology | Graduated 1983
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston- Dental Branch: Doctor of Dental Surgery | Graduated 1987
  • State Licenses
  • State of Maine
  • State of Texas
  • Professional Affliations
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Fort Worth District Dental Society
  • Dental Forensic team of Tarrant County
  • Mt. Carmel Dental Forensic Identification Team
  • Fellow in The Academy of Dentistry International
  • Former Teaching Faculty-Center for Advanced Restorative Dentistry
  • Masters Graduate of The Center for Advanced Restorative Dentistry
  • Former Clinical Consultant 3M Dental Division-USA
  • Former Clinical Consultant ESPE Dental-Seefeld, Germany
  • Former Clinical Consultant Ultradent Products-USA
  • Dr. Kirkham has been in practice for the past 41 years in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Kirkham’s Practice consists of all aspects of General Dentistry, including pediatric, cosmetic, implant, restorative and preventative dentistry.

    Dr. Kirkham’s true passion in Dentistry is his Mission Work. Dr. Kirkham has been involved in over 30 dental and medical mission trips to Central and South America over the past 34 years. Some of the countries that Dr. Kirkham has provided dental care to are Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Nicaragua.

    Dr. Kirkham is currently an Emeritus member on the Board of Directors for Global Hands of Healing (A non-profit Medical and Dental Missions Group he co-founded in 1999.)

    In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Stacey of 42 years. Dr. Kirkham and his wife have three children and 5 grandchildren

    Dr. Kirkham also enjoys Fishing, Hunting and Traveling

    Dr. Kirkham has been a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hurst, Texas since 1988 and has served on many boards at the church.

    Dr. Kirkham has been involved and served as a volunteer in many different Dental non-profits over the years including:
    • The SAVE-A-SMILE PROGRAM thru Cooks Children’s Hospital
    • Christina’s Smile, a mobile dental care facility in conjunction with the PGA tour
    • HEB JPS Dental Clinic
    • Mayan Families Dental Clinic – Panajachel, Guatemala
    • Salud Y Paz – Medical / Dental Clinic – Comanchaj, Guatemala
    • Global Hands of Healing Clinics thru out Mexico and Central America
    • Tarrant County College-Dental Assisting Program
    • Former Mentor – Fort Worth ISD Mentor Program

    Dr. Kirkham has been elected by his peers as a Top Dentist in Texas Monthly Magazine and Fort Worth Magazine several times in his career

    2017 Recipient - Fort Worth Business Press Healthcare Hero’s Award