Board Certified Orthodontist, Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
“Dentistry provides me with the ability to create beautiful smiles that influences the patients’ future potential in all aspects of their lives.” — Dr. Risa Samuels
Dr. Risa Samuels is our Board Certified Orthodontist at Great Neck Dental Associates. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Samuels earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry in June 1986 and then received her certificate of Orthodontics from NYU in July 1988. She became certified by the American Board of Orthodontics in 2002.
She is a strong proponent of educating dentists on Orthodontics to help all patients receive the best care possible. She teaches orthodontics to General Dentists at Flushing Hospital where she is on staff, and has mentored patients who were considering dentistry and orthodontics as a career, allowing them to shadow her in her office setting.
Dr. Samuels offers various orthodontic treatments, including screening for Orthodontic treatment, comprehensive orthodontics, Invisalign, and transfer treatments. She also provides Interceptive orthodontic treatment, including headgear, expanders, reverse pull headgears, and 2x4s.
Committed to continuing her education in dentistry, she is currently a member of The American Dental Association, New York State Dental Society, Queens County Dental Society. She has also been recognized numerous times for her accomplishments in the field of dentistry. She was awarded the New York State Leadership Award in 1986, Certificate of Appreciation from Mount Sinai Hospital in 1995, and Certificate of Appreciation from Queens General Hospital in 2003.
Throughout her career she has devoted a lot of her time to providing community service in the various local hospitals, including Mount Sinai Hospital and Queens General Hospital. She also enjoys travel, trying new restaurants, and needlepoint. Dr. Samuels is also a tennis enthusiast. Originally from Bayside, New York, she currently lives in Floral Park, NY.
Schedule your next appointment with Dr. Samuels today to get the healthier, straighter smile you have been dreaming of in Great Neck, NY!