Allen Douglas Samuelson, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor


  • BS, North Carolina State University, 1986
  • DDS, UNC Adams School of Dentistry, 1992
  • General Practice Residency, UNC Health, 1994
  • Internship, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1995


Allen Samuelson is an associate professor at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. He is director of the Special Care/Geriatric Clinic and also attends at UNC Health. He received his full-time appointment at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry in October 1996.

At the school, Dr. Samuelson directs all didactic and clinical geriatric dental courses at the school. He also teaches in both the GPR and AEGD programs and performs about 50 operating room cases per year at UNC Health.

Samuelson is a fellow Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Hospital Dentistry, and holds memberships in the North Carolina Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry and the ADA. He is a diplomate in Special Care Dentistry.