Dr. Sam Shamardi was born in Malaga, Spain and raised in Newport Beach, California. He attended Corona del Mar High School, becoming Class President in his senior year and finishing with a 4.0 GPA and as a 4¬year Varsity tennis letterman.
He moved to La Jolla, California to attend the University of California, San Diego and majored in Political Science with emphasis in International Relations. While simultaneously completing the rigorous science classes required for dental school, Sam was recognized for his academic achievements in Political Science and immersed himself in community activities by joining the Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity, taking part in numerous events to help the less fortunate.
Sam next traveled to Boston, earning his DMD degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts, Sam had the honor of being elected Class President for each of his 4 years. This position was tremendously gratifying and taught him valuable lessons in time management and leadership. His experiences at Tufts culminated with the honor of addressing his peers at Commencement and have continued with lifelong friendships with faculty and classmates.
Dr. Shamardi trained for his Periodontal certificate at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania Periodontal Program. During this training, he had extensive nonsurgical and surgical experience for procedures such as sinus lifts, implants, mucogingival surgery, crown lengthening, osseous and guided bone and tissue regeneration. Additionally, the exposure to the unique Periodontal Prosthesis program has allowed him to better understand the restorative aspect of the profession and the importance of proper treatment planning. Having graduated in 2010, Dr. Shamardi returned to California, spending one year working in multiple practices and becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest honor in his field. He then returned to Boston in July 2011 and has since been working full time and teaching part time as a Clinical Instructor, Harvard school of Dental Medicine, Division of Periodontics.
In his spare time, Dr. Shamardi enjoys to travel extensively and play multiple sports while following his favorite soccer club Real Madrid. He is fluent in three languages and still enjoys following current affairs and politics.