Dr. Samuel Finkleman

Dr. Samuel Finkleman
A Washington native, Dr. Samuel Finkleman graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Science. He received his dental degree from the University of Washington, graduating at the top of his class.

Based on his academic and clinical achievements during dental school, he was awarded membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Finkleman was very pleased to continue his education at the University of Washington, where he earned a Master of Science in Dentistry and Certificate in Orthodontics. During his three-year specialty training, he co-authored several scientific articles on a variety of clinical topics.

Dr. Finkleman is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. With his successful completion of the National Dental Specialty Examination in Orthodontics, he is a Fellow-Elect of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Membership in these prestigious societies is only granted to those who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in their field.

In 2019, Dr. Finkleman joined Smart Orthodontic Group. He is very excited to be part of a team that strives to provide the highest quality of care. He looks forward to crafting beautiful smiles and establishing lasting relationships with patients in his local community.


  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Seattle-King County Dental Society


      Dr. Finkleman grew up in Tacoma and loves everything about the Pacific Northwest. In his spare time, Dr. Finkleman enjoys tennis, hiking, skiing, golf, cooking, and traveling. He also spends a lot of time with close friends and family.

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