Dr. Mark Samani, DMD Prosthodontist

Ridgewood Dental Associates

  • NJ Spec. Permit No. 3916

Dr. Mark SamaniDr. Mark Samani is a partner at Ridgewood Dental Associates, a comprehensive dental practice offering a full range of world-class, cutting edge general and specialty dental care. Treatment is provided in a comfortable environment where a variety of services are coordinated according to patients' individual needs. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Samani is on the forefront of prosthodontic care and specializes in advanced restorative and aesthetic dentistry, including dental crowns, dental bridges, dentures, and same-day implants. Board certified by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, he also has expertise in treating sleep apnea, and lectures extensively on both dental implants and the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. He is a graduate of UMDNJ and is a clinical assistant professor of prosthodontics there.

While Dr. Samani provides the best and most advanced technologies, his clinical expertise and attention to his patients' needs are what set him apart. "With my partners Drs. Min-Hee Cho and Jin Ha Joung (NJ specialty permits #5871, #5872), and our entire staff, we make sure our patients are always fully educated and informed, treating them the way we would want to be treated: with honesty, dignity, and respect," he says. "Most rewarding is when patients say, 'You've changed my life.'"

Curriculum Vitae

 

Mark Fadi Samani, DMD

                                                           

I.               EDUCATION

 

1988                                        Bachelor of Science

                                                Cook College- Rutgers University

 

1992                                        DMD New Jersey Dental School

                                                University of Medicine and Dentistry

 

1994                                        Postdoctoral Prosthodontic Program

                                                New Jersey Dental School

                                                University of Medicine and Dentistry

 

Licensure                                 New Jersey – DIO 18387

                                                New York – 047389-1

 

 

 

II.             EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Academic / Administrative Appointments

      January 2000- Present              Associate Clinical Professor

                                                      Department of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials

                                                      New Jersey Dental School

                                                      University of Medicine and Dentistry

      Private Practice

      1992-1994                               General Practice – Part Time

                                                      Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

      1994- 11/2003                         Prosthodontic Practice- Full Time

                                                      Fort Lee/Ridgewood New Jersey

      11/2003 – Present                   Private Practice-Full Time

                                                      Woodcliff Lake/Ridgewood New Jersey                                                          

                                                           

                  Hospital Appointments

                  1996-2007                               Staff Member

                                                                  Pascack Valley Sleep Center

                                                                  Pascack Valley Hospital

III.           PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Teaching

                                          

                        January 2000 - Present             Associate Clinical Instructor

                                                                        Prosthodontic Department

                                                                        New Jersey Dental School

                                                                        University of Medicine and Dentistry

                        9/03 – 6/05                             Director

                                                                        Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Sleep Apnea

                                                                        Oral Medicine/ Prosthodontic Department

                                                                        New Jersey Dental School

                                                                        University of Medicine and Dentistry

                    Service-University

                        1988- 1989                              President- Class of 1992

                                                                        New Jersey Dental School

                                                                        University of Medicine and Dentistry

                        1992-1994                               President- Post Graduate Residents

                                                                        New Jersey Dental School

                                                                        University of Medicine and Dentistry

                    Service- National

                        1994 – 1997                            Prosthodontic Advisor

                                                                        Englewood Study Club                                                                                                             Englewood, New Jersey

                        1995 – 2000                            Prosthodontic Advisor

                                                                        Seattle Study Club

                                                                        Fort Lee, New Jersey

                        1996 – 2001                            Chairman – Membership Committee

                                                                        Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

                        1996 – 2000                            Board of Directors

                                                                        Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

                        1997 – 2001                            Member – Dental Advisory Committee

                                                                        New Jersey Sleep Society

                       

                        2005 – present                         Co-President

                                                                        Pascack Valley Dental Study Club

                                                                        Westwood, New Jersey

                        2006 – 2008                            Program Chairman

                                                                        Bergen County Dental Society

                                                                        New Jersey Dental Association

                        2008                                        Vice President

                                                                        Bergen County Dental Society

                                                                        New Jersey Dental Association

                        2009                                        President Elect

                                                                        Bergen County Dental Society

                                                                        New Jersey Dental Association

                        2010 – 2011                            President

                                                                        Bergen County Dental Society

                                                                        New Jersey Dental Association

                        Service – Community

                        1996 – 2002                            Board Of Directors

                                                                        Aramaic American Association

                        1997 – 2000                            Newark Beth Israel Hospital Sleep Center

                                                                        Newark, New Jersey

                        1997 – 1999                            St. Luke’s – Roosevelt

                                                                        New York, New York

                        Special Awards

                        1997                                        New Jersey Congress and General Assembly

                                                                        For Service to Profession and Community      

                        1999                                        Credentialed by the Certifying Board

                                                                        Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

                        2010                                        New Jersey Congress and General Assembly

                                                                        For Service to Profession and Community

                        Professional Memberships

                        1992                                        Gamma Phi Delta

                                                                        Prosthodontic Honor Society

1992                                        American Dental Association

1994                                        American College of Prosthodontists

1996                                        New Jersey Sleep Society

2000                                        Academy of Osseointegration

2001                                        American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry                                                     

                        

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