Samuel B. Low, DDS, MEd, MS, has 30 years of private practice experience in periodontics and implant placement. He was an associate faculty member of the L.D. Pankey Institute for 20 years and professor emeritus at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. His awards and achievements include past president the American Academy of Periodontology, Dentist of the Year from the Florida Dental Association, Gordon Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award, and former trustee of the American Dental Association.