Dr Nachum Samet, DMD
Dr Nachum Samet was the assistant professor of restorative dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine until 2010. He also served as director of predoctoral prosthodontics from 2003 through 2008. He holds dental degrees from the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of dental Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel (1987), as well as a certificate in prosthodontics (1992) from the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine. He received his board certification in prosthodontics in Israel in 1992. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Periodontology, and American Dental Education Association, in which he serves as secretary in the Section on Prosthodontics.
Dr Samet has been toaching predoctoral and postdoctoral students in prosthodontics since his graduation, contributing to the evolution of the curriculum in prosthodontics both at the Hebrew University and at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He has also organized and lectured in courses focused on dental implants and treatment planning.
Dr Samet has received numerous awards recognizing his teaching, including the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award of Harvard School of Dental Medicine for 2006. He was recently honored by Harvard University as one of its Best Teachers in 2007. Dr Samet's current work consists of clinical research, teaching, and intramural practice of all phases of implants dentistry and prosthodontics.