Meet Dr. Andrew R. Samuel
As a child, Andrew Samuel was always impressed by his dentist-a smart, kind, gentle man who spent his days making people smile. Loving science, Andrew knew that he wanted to spend his grown-up days using scientific discoveries to help those around him. After spending a few high school summers volunteering at Jersey Shore Medical Center's Dental Clinic, he knew that he was destined for a career in dentistry.
Andrew R Samuel, D.M.D, is a graduate of Boston University’s prestigious Six-Year Combined Liberal Arts/Dental Education Program and Boston University’s School of Graduate Dentistry. After receiving his dental degree, Dr. Samuel completed two additional years of specialty training in Periodontology also at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He was then appointed to the faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor, where he taught postgraduate students in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Biology. In addition, Dr. Samuel participated in research and practiced periodontics in the Boston area before moving back to his native Ocean, New Jersey where he opened his solo practice in January 1996. He continues his academic contribution by teaching periodontics in the General Practice Residency Program at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ. He was recognized for his dedication to the dental residents and excellence in teaching by being awarded the "Attending Specialist of the Year Award " in 2012 and again in 2016.
At Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implants, LLC, Dr. Samuel performs all phases of periodontal therapy, with an emphasis on regenerative treatment. He is well-versed in both surgical and nonsurgical therapies, as well as the latest techniques in esthetic and reconstructive periodontics. In addition, he is certified in several dental implant systems. As part of a dental implantology team, Dr. Samuel provides treatment planning and surgical implant placement for patients requiring implants. Dr. Samuel is recognized for his use of Computer Guided Implant Surgery using 3-Dimensional imaging and digitally generated surgical templates for precise implant placement.
Dr. Samuel has been recognized as a NJ Top Dentist by NJ Monthly Magazine every year since 2009. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, International Team for Implantology, New Jersey Dental Association, the Monmouth Ocean County Dental Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. He is an attending periodontist at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J. Dr. Samuel serves on the boards of his synagogue and a private elementary school.
He is married to Michelle, a speech language pathologist. They have two children. When not in the office, Dr. Samuel enjoys tennis, playing piano and alto saxophone, sailing and family trips.