Dr. Samer Alassaad
Dr. Samer S. Alassaad has a great passion for the art and science of dentistry. He is committed to providing his patients the best modern dentistry can offer and to creating lasting relationships with his patients and his community.
Dr. Alassaad’s knowledge and expertise has been featured in national publications. He has published articles in the peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, and national clinical dental magazines Inside Dentistry and Dentistry Today about various topics of general dentistry such as cracked teeth, achieving technical excellence while integrating new crown-restoration technology, minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry, and the scientific evidence behind the trends in modern gum treatments. Dr. Alassaad also writes articles regarding oral health in the “Focus on Health” column of the Davis Enterprise newspaper. See In The News for more information and links to these articles.
Dr. Alassaad received his dental degree in Istanbul, Turkey and his California dental license from the Dental Board of California in 2003. His education continued with many post graduate courses at the most prestigious dental institutions across the country. He has attended the University of Southern California, UC San Francisco, Spears Dental Education in Arizona, and the Pankey Dental Institute in Florida, among many others. Dr. Alassaad received a Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists after fulfilling the educational requirements.
He maintains professional membership in the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Sacramento District Dental Society, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He served as the president of the Sacramento-Sierra Component of the Academy of General Dentistry and currently serves as the Secretary as well as an associate editor of the California Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Alassaad has been practicing dentistry with Dr. Childress since 2003. Dr. Childress says of Dr. Alassaad: “I selected Dr. Samer Alassaad to be my practice partner from a group of very qualified applicants based on his sincere commitment to this office’s tradition of quality patient care. Dr. Alassaad is uncommonly talented and I am always confident patients receive the high level of care from him for which this office is known.”
Along with his wife Nihan and their daughters Aylin and Selin, Dr. Alassaad enjoys living in Davis and being a member of the Davis community. He has been an active member of the Rotary Club of Davis since 2007. Dr. Alassaad co-founded the Photography Club of Davis, serving as the club’s first president and was also a photography instructor at UCD Extension – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Dr. Alassaad receives his Fellowship Award with his family at the Academy of General Dentistry’s Convocation Ceremony in San Francisco in June 2015