Dr. Lisa Samaha, DDS

Dr. Lisa Samaha, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Lisa Samaha, DDS is a cosmetic dentistry practitioner in Newport News, VA. She practices cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and more.Read her story

251 Nat Turner Blvd S

Newport News, VA 23606

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This content was provided by Dr. Samaha "Dr. Lisa Marie Samaha's commitment to her patients and her pursuit of excellence in her own private practice and as a professional artist have earned her a national reputation in the Art of Fine Dentistry. This commitment is clearly reflected in the compassionate care so generously offered at Port Warwick Dental Arts, and needless to say, in thousands of beautiful smiles she has created in her roles as restorative dentist and cosmetic dentist. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Samaha graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, and has been in private practice in Newport News since 1982. Her professional awards and affiliations run deep. She is also well-known for her presentations at medical and dental conferences on both local and national levels. In 2003, Dr. Samaha fulfilled her vision of a beautiful, healing space as she created her office in the charming development of Port Warwick, in Newport News, Virginia. Her exceptional, highly talented team has assisted in the creation of a world-class practice which attracts a local, national and international clientele who appreciate their unique, comprehensive and holistic approach to dental care, always custom-designed for each patient. Although Dr. Samaha is well known for her artistry and technical excellence in smile design, the quality of our patient's periodontal and thus, total health is also of highest concern at Port Warwick Dental Arts. Dr. Samaha works closely with our patient's physicians to coordinate best healthcare for them, relative to their oral healthcare. Our facility is also the home of the Perio Arts Institute. Dr. Samaha is the Founder and Director of the Institute which has two divisions: Perio Arts Education and PerioPassion! Seminars which count for advanced periodontal continuing education hours. In her second floor teaching space, Dr. Samaha enthusiastically engages and instructs fellow dental health professionals in her advanced periodontal disease treatment protocol, to include her extensive case presentations. Her seminar is now also available on DVD. With reference to her leading-edge periodontal protocol, Dr. Samaha can be seen nationally on PBS's Hugh Downs Report, CNN, FOX TV, and MSNBC, and heard internationally on Voice of America. Dr. Lisa Marie Samaha's commitment to her patients and her pursuit of excellence, in both her own private practice and as a professional artist, have earned her a national reputation in the Art of Fine Dentistry. This commitment is clearly reflected in the compassionate care so generously offered in our practice, and in thousands of beautiful smiles. Dr. Samaha graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been in private practice in Newport News since 1982. She is also well known for her presentations at medical and dental conferences on both the local and national levels. Dr. Samaha's professional affiliations: Oral Cancer Cause Platinum Partner International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology International Academy of Ozone in Healthcare and Dentistry Holistic Dental Association, Professional Member Perio Arts Institute Healthy Kiss Initia­tive Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute Dental Wellness Affiliate Speaking Consulting Network American Academy of Oral Systemic Health American Academy of Sleep Medicine American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine American Association of Contemporary Esthetics International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Perio Arts Institute Perio Passion! Seminars Crown Council Port Warwick Dental Arts Center for Dental Medicine American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation American Academy of Periodontology American Dental Association Virginia Dental Association Peninsula Dental Society Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Women Dentists Anorexia Bulimia Association of Virginia "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samaha "At Port Warwick Dental Arts, ours is a deeply caring philosophy of contemporary, comprehensive, holistically oriented dental care and you'll be pleased with the difference from your very first visit. What may actually surprise you the most here is the simple fact that we take the time to listen. Dr. Samaha and her compassionate team of highly skilled dental healthcare professionals will fully explain your treatment options and answer even the smallest of your questions. This is a team that is gentle, personal and generous with its time; a team that is focused on delivering superior care and is not distracted by the burden of managed care HMOs. This is a team that realizes "distinctive smiles deserve distinctive care.""

6  Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Periodontics

56  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Coronal
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Radicular
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Fluoride Overuse
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Overbite
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Underbite
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38  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • United States Coast Guard Dental Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Academy Of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Certification, Dna-Pcr Testing
    Other Education | Completed 2007
  • Fountain Of Youth Denture Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Invisalign Orthodontic Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Boston Gems Conference
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • Medical Ozone Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • Pinhole Surgical Technique, Certification and Licensure
    Other Education | Completed 2013
  • Six Month Smiles Advanced Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Outstanding English Major Award
    Other Education | Completed 1976
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
    Other Education | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Samaha has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Samaha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samaha's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samaha to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Samaha's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Throughout my ordeal of being mercury poisoned, I've met hundreds of folks with the same illness and they're blown off by the dysfunctional medical establishment and then abandoned by families who bought into the lie. It's a whole world I never had a clue about. They're killing themselves because...more
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I never leave reviews, but after leaving Dr. Sam aha' she office, I wanted to tell the world to see her for their dental care! This was the BEST dental experience of my entire life.! I recommend her highly.
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My husband and I highly recommend Dr. Samaha who has been nationally recognized for her state of the art dental care
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I have been seeing Dr. Samaha for 33 years. Yesterday, she extracted a tooth beyond saving and put in a dental implant. It was far easier than what I was expecting. She and her staff were gracious and caring.The gave me Motrin and a protein shake at the beginning since we were going to be there...more
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