Dr. Sam Elkenawy




Dr. Sam Elkenawy, DDS, MS, is a highly accomplished and dedicated orthodontist who is passionate about transforming smiles and improving the overall functionality of occlusions. With a comprehensive education and a commitment to staying at the forefront of orthodontic advancements, Dr. Elkenawy delivers exceptional care to his patients, ensuring they achieve optimal oral health and a confident smile.


Following the completion of his DDS, Dr. Elkenawy pursued further specialization in orthodontics at the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). At UCLA, he not only obtained his MS degree but also earned an Orthodontics Certificate while serving as a chief resident. This intensive training allowed him to develop advanced skills and expertise in the field of orthodontics, with a particular focus on digital orthodontics, skeletal expansion, and airway/obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Elkenawy’s commitment to continuous learning and research is evident in his numerous publications that contribute to the growing knowledge base within the orthodontic community.


During consultations, Dr. Elkenawy takes a patient-centered approach, valuing open communication and actively involving his patients in the treatment decision-making process. He provides a comprehensive overview of all available treatment options, empowering his patients to voice their concerns and preferences. Drawing from his extensive experience and expertise.

Dr. Elkenawy formulates a customized treatment plan tailored to the unique needs of each patient, ensuring the best possible outcome is achieved. His warm and friendly demeanor immediately puts patients at ease, creating a comfortable and trusting environment akin to being treated by a trusted family member.


Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Elkenawy embraces a vibrant and fulfilling life outside of the dental office. He is an avid sports enthusiast, passionately following football and soccer. When he’s not cheering for his favorite teams, he indulges in his musical talent by playing the drums, finding solace and creativity in the rhythmic melodies. Dr. Elkenawy’s adventurous spirit is reflected in his love for traveling and exploring new cuisines, as he believes in embracing diverse cultures and expanding his horizons.


Dr. Sam Elkenawy’s dedication here at Zara Dental  to deliver efficient orthodontic treatments that enhance both aesthetics and functionality is truly commendable. Patients can trust in his expertise and genuine care as he works tirelessly to help them achieve their dream smiles. With his exceptional skills, commitment to innovation, and patient-centered approach, Dr. Elkenawy ensures that every individual who seeks his care experiences a positive and transformative orthodontic journey.