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Meet Our Doctors

Our doctors are here to provide you with the best dental care specific to each patient. 

Dr. Dallas J. Kunkel, D.M.D.


Dr. Kunkel was raised in Anderson, SC, and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry with multiple general and departmental honors from Clemson University in 2010. He went on to obtain his doctorate in dental medicine with honors from the Medical University of South Carolina. His training at MUSC led to several awards and cutting-edge experience with CEREC™ and other modern technologies, culminating in presentations at dental conferences in South Carolina and Tennessee. He engages with ongoing continuing education to ensure the most modern care for his patients.

Dr. Kunkel is excited to be Upstate serving the community that he grew up in. He is an active participant in the community as well as the dental profession. His involvement and memberships include:

  • Concord Community Church

  • Anderson Dental Society

  • South Carolina Dental Association

  • American Dental Association

  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

  • American Dental Education Association

  • Christian Medical and Dental Association


Dr. Kunkel and his wife Elizabeth have two young sons and enjoy spending their time with family and friends, traveling, hiking, backpacking, and attending Clemson University sporting events.


Dr. Sarah B. Brunson, D.M.D.


Dr. Sarah Brunson is originally from Aiken, South Carolina.  She graduated from South Aiken High School and attended Clemson University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences.  She then graduated from Medical University of South Carolina with a doctrine in Dental Medicine.  She has eight years experience in the dental field and continues taking education classes to update her with the current dental technology so she can pass that knowledge along to her patients.  She has been a part of Honea Path Family Dentisty's team for two years.


Dr. Brunson is married and lives in Anderson with her husband, two cats, and her dog.


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