Samir Kumar, DDS
Dr. Samir Kumar is very proud to call himself a life-long Beavertonian, from attending kindergarten across the street from his dental office to going to Beaverton High School. He then earned his Bachelor of Science Honors degree at the University of Oregon in 1996. Afterwards, he pursued his childhood dream of being a dentist by graduating from New York University Dental School. He could not wait to return home and set up his own practice in the area he knows and loves. After graduating from dental school in 2000, Dr. Kumar worked for 3 years at a group practice honing his skills. Wanting to provide quality one-on-one attention in the care of his patients, in July 2003, he made his dreams come true when he opened Smile Dental.
Awards and memberships: Dr. Kumar was recognized as one of America’s Top Dentists for 2003-2004 and again for 2005-2006 and again in 2014-2015. He was also nominated and selected to be on the cover of the January 2005 edition of the “Doctor of Dentistry Magazine”. His passion for education and communication intertwined with his use of the very finest in technology. This has helped foster his excellent reputation in the dental world. Dr. Kumar is a member of the American Dental Association and Oregon Dental Association.