Curriculum Vitae

Lisa Marie Samaha, DDS, FAGD
Port Warwick Dental Arts
Center for Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Medicine
Phone: 757-223-9270 Cell: 757.880.5156
Email: SamahaDDS@PWDentalArts.com
Web: www.PWDentalArts.com

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

  • United States Coast Guard Dental Clinic, General Dental Internship, Yorktown, VA, 1981-1982
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia, Doctor of Dental Surgery, (DDS) 1978 – 1982
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Arts, English, (Magna Cum Laude), 1974-1977

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING, CERTIFICATIONS, AWARDS and HONORS

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine, Top Docs, voted by peers 2013 – 2019
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine, Reader Choice Best of 757, Cosmetic Dental Practice, 2013-present
  • Hampton Roads Magazine, Reader Choice Best of 757, Cosmetic Dental Practice, 1994-2012
  • Certified Transformational Trainer, 2014
  • Pinhole Surgical Technique, Certification and Licensure, 2013
  • Medical Ozone Certification, 2010
  • FOY Custom Dentures Certification, 2011, Advanced Training, 2013
  • Most Influential Woman of Virginia, Top 50, Virginia Lawyers Media, 2010
  • Six Month Smiles Orthodontic Certification, 2010, Advanced Training 2013
  • Invisalign Orthodontic Certification, 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Boston GEMS Conference, 2008
  • Certification, DNA-PCR Testing, 2007
  • Official Spokesperson, Centers for Dental Medicine, 2005
  • Port Warwick Dental Arts, designated as a Center for Dental Medicine, 2005
  • Mission of Mercy Dental Citations, 2003 – 2016
  • Academy of General Dentistry, Fellowship Award, (FAGD), 1995
  • Peninsula Dental Society, Children’s Dental Health Month Citations, 1982-1992
  • Virginia Department of Public Health, Children’s Dental Health Month Citations, 1982-1990
  • Commonwealth of Virginia, Rural Dental Health Scholarship, 1979-1981
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 1977
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Outstanding English Major Award, 1976
  • Certified bye the American Board of Laser Surgery in Infant & Pediatric Tongue Ties and Lip Ties, November 2022

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES / NEWS RELEASES/
TELEVISION, RADIO AND PERIODICAL INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES AND COMMUNITY RECOGNITION

DENTAL RELATED COMMUNITY SERVICE

CHURCH, COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL SERVICE

ARTISTIC ACHEIVEMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS