Sam Akhrass, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
“So much more than a Family Dentist...”
Dr. Sam akhrass, a canadian native, relocated to the knoxville area in 1995. He attended the university of tennessee, knoxville, where he received his undergraduate degree in biology, and then attended the university of tennessee, college of dentistry in memphis, where he was on the dean’s list, and graduated with honors. Dr. Akhrass has been practicing dentistry for 20 years, and specifically, in lenoir city for 17 years.
Dr. Akhrass is a member of the tennessee dental association, the american dental association, the american academy of cosmetic dentistry, and with his passion and constant desire for knowledge and education, Dr. Akhrass has continued to advance his office to become one of the most all-inclusive dental practices in the surrounding areas, which utilizes the most advanced techniques, and cutting-edge technology available.
He has pursued multiple post graduate certifications covering a multitude of dental disciplines from extensive courses in clear aligner therapy, full mouth reconstruction & occlusion, botox & dermal fillers, to mastering and implementing digital dentistry to include 3d printing and in-office crown milling, as well as oral & i.V. Sedation, and a wide-reaching surgical & prosthodontic knowledge. As a diplomate of the american board of oral implantology, which is the highest honor bestowed upon a dental professional involved in oral implantology, he has become a leading expert in the field.
Dr. Akhrass completed an Implant Residency from Georgia Regents University, (now known as the Medical College of Georgia, located in Augusta). Along with being an ABOI Diplomate, he also is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, he is a Certified Teeth Xpress Provider, and is an Alumni of the Pikos Implant Institute. In 2016, Dr. Akhrass won the ACE Award, which is an esteemed recognition of achievement that is granted to the one dentist who has completed the most amount of Continuing Education for the entire state of Tennessee. Dr. Akhrass has and will continue to broaden his scope of expertise by learning from the most prestigious names in dentistry worldwide, including Dr. Michael Pikos, Dr. Istvan Urban, Dr. Carl Misch, & Dr. Howard Gluckman, to name a few. Dr. Akhrass also plans in the future to teach and share his knowledge and expertise by offering his own courses to fellow dentists who are eager to learn.