Since 1994, Dr. Sam Alkhoury has been changing people’s lives by giving them straighter, healthier, and more confident smiles using the power of orthodontics. He loves the relationships he forms with his patients and takes pride in being able to provide completely personalized treatments that are as comfortable as they are effective. He looks forward to meeting and getting to know you, and you can learn a little more about him by reading on below.
Why did you decide to become an orthodontist?
As a teenager, Dr. Alkhoury’s sister needed braces, and he got to see firsthand how orthodontics was able to not only transform her smile, but her confidence as well. To hear him talk about it, he says his sister was a completely different person by the end of treatment because she felt so good about herself. He wanted to be able to help people in this same way, which is why he decided to become an orthodontist. More than 25 years into his career, he couldn’t be happier with his decision!
Where did you study dentistry?
After graduating with honors from Boston University with his dental degree, Dr. Alkhoury went on to complete a residency in Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the renowned New York University. Since finishing school, he has been awarded by the American Association of Orthodontists for the quality of service and care he provides for his patients. Today, he strives to stay up to date on the latest advancements in dental technology and techniques by maintaining memberships in the:
American Dental Association
Massachusetts Dental Association
American Association of Orthodontists
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Outside of the dental office, what do you like to do?
When he isn’t helping patients, Dr. Alkhoury likes to spend his free time relaxing with his family, traveling, and watching sports.