Mar 22, 2019
Described as an educational entertainer, Gerry Samson completed pediatric dental residency at Emory University, 1979 under the direction of Dr. Ed Hibbard and orthodontics at Northwestern University, 1981 under the direction of Dr. Hal Perry. From 1981 – 2017 Gerry practiced orthodontics in his unique “concierge style” private office, is a Diplomat of The American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of The American College of Dentists. In addition to orthodontic private practice, Dr. Samson holds formal faculty appointments at 6 USA postgraduate programs, is consultant to pediatric dental and orthodontic practices and corporations and lectures extensively both in the United States and internationally. He is founder, president and chief instructor of (g)nathos, inc – an advanced orthodontic and pediatric dental continuing education institution. In addition, he reviews papers submitted for publication to The American Journal of Orthodontics and The Angle Orthodontist. He was the invited guest Co-Editor of the Journal Seminars In Orthodontics: “Age Appropriate Orthodontics”, March and June, 2014 and author of the orthodontics mechanics chapter in the reference text book by Wiley Publications, “Recognizing and Correcting Developing Malocclusions: A Problem-Oriented Approaches to Orthodontics” – Prof. Eustáquio A. Araújo, Prof. Peter H. Buschang, 2016. Dr. Samson’s presentations emphasize clinical decisions based on science.