Dr. Nachum Samet is Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and has been serving as the Director of Predoctoral Prosthodontics since 2003. He holds dental degrees from the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine (1987), as well as Certificates in Prosthodontics (1992) from the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Dental Education Association in which he serves as Secretary in the Section on Prosthodontics. Dr. Sametís research activity is focused on clinical aspects of Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Samet is also involved in the evaluation of a product aimed to reduce the recurrences of Aphtous Ulcer lesions. Dr. Samet has been teaching Predoctoral and Postdoctoral students in Prosthodontics since his graduation, contributing to the evolution of the curriculum in Prosthodontics both in 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. He received numerous awards recognizing his teaching, including the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for the year 2006 and was recently honored by Harvard University as one of its Best Teachers in 2007. Dr. Sametís current work consists of clinical research, teaching and intramural practice of all phases of implant dentistry and Prosthodontics. His fields of interest also include dental materials and high-end technology. He has published articles focused on various aspects of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Sametís clinical interests range from basic Restorative procedures to complex, full mouth reconstructions. He believes that there is more than one way to solve any dental problem, and works with his patients to find the best solution to fit their needs. His research interests are clinical oriented. He studies different clinical aspects of dental implants and other restorative procedures. In a previous study he also discovered and continues to evaluate a product that was found to reduce the recurrences of Aphtous Ulcers (canker sores). He can be contacted at nachum_samet@hsdm.harvard.edu

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