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Samuel Koo DMD, MS, DMSc
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Samuel Koo DMD, MS, DMSc

Wellesley Dental Implants & Periodontics

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Wellesley Dental Implants & Periodontics

386 Washington St., 2nd Fl.
Wellesley Hills, MA
02481

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About

Wellesley Dental Implants and Periodontics is a specialty practice for dental implants and gum treatment. Dr. Samuel Koo, a board-certified dental implant surgeon and periodontist with almost two decades of dental experience, leads the practice with a goal of providing his patients with care that can be simply summarized as; “trustworthy, professional, outstandingly efficient.” He combines cutting-edge dental technology with his training from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Boston University School of Dental Medicine—plus his extensive years of experience as an educator and researcher—into his patient care to bring dedication and exceptional treatment to his patients. It is not surprising that Dr. Koo has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards from organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Team for Implantology, Harvard University, and Tufts University.

Awards or Certifications

Dr. Koo is a clinician who has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including awards from the American Academy of Periodontology, International Team for Implantology, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Brazilian Academy of Osseointegration..

Dr. D. Walter Cohen Award, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation

James H. Shaw Award for Achievement in Research and Contribution to the Field, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Teaching with Technology Award, Tufts University

Merits of Honor, Brazilian Academy of Osseointegration

What's your background, education and training?

Specialist in Periodontics by Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Doctorate in Medical Sciences (DMSc) by Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Fellow in Implant Dentistry by International Team for Implantology (ITI) and Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Advanced studies in Implantology by Boston University School of Dental Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

What is your typical process for working with a new patient?

New patients are carefully and thoroughly evaluated for oral and gum health. Patients who are missing teeth are also further evaluated for need for bone grafts before implant surgery. If indicated, a 3D scan of bone is available for accurate analysis.

We work with dedicated hygienists who will educate the basics of oral hygiene

What advice would you give a patient looking to find a provider in your specialty?

Seek a provider with whom you can build a relationship on honesty and trust

What inspired your passion for your profession?

It is a great healthcare specialty that helps promote wellbeing and happiness through oral health.

What treatments are you most excited to offer?

We provide dental implant treatments with computer simulation and guide fabricated with 3D printing technology

What is the best reaction you’ve ever received from a patient?

“I didn’t even feel you injecting the novocaine in me! Thank you so much for being so gentle throughout the entire procedure”

What makes your practice stand apart?

The office is a state-of-the-art facility with latest technology and the doctor is always up-to-date with latest surgical techniques to provide the best and most predictable treatment for the patients

What should patients know about your pricing?

Each patient is assessed individually and the pricing is discussed after consultation

How many years have you been in business?

At this practice less than a year but I have been seeing patients for 16 years.

What do clients have to say about you?

“The entire process was seamless and they always made sure I was comfortable and kept me aware of what was going on. I can not recommend them enough!!”

“Timely, professional. Could not be more pleased.”

“The office staff, assistants and Dr Koo were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and professional.”

Hours of operation

Mon – Thu

8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gender

Male

Awards

Top Dentist: 2019

Keywords:

Implant Dentistry, Implant Surgery