MEET THE DOCTORS
Alan S. Weisz, D.D.S M.S
As a former teacher, Dr. Weisz enjoys educating his patients as well as himself. Continuing education has enabled Dr. Weisz to provide the best possible care to his patients. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree with honors from the University of Illinois. He was awarded a Master of Science degree in Oral Pathology the same year. He then completed his residency in general dentistry at Wadsworth, VA and U.C.L.A. in Los Angeles.
Dr. Weisz was a professor at the University of Illinois in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine from 1979 to 1993. He is also the co-founder of the University of Illinois’ College of Dentistry’s Oral Medicine section. Dr. Weisz volunteers professional time to the ARK dental clinic in Chicago and has given time to the Trudi Berger children’s clinic in Jerusalem, Israel. Dr. Weisz resides in Deerfield with his family and enjoys all sports, dancing, fishing, travel and scuba diving in his spare time.
Carl S. Katz, D.D.S
Northwestern University School of Dentistry. Caring for people and being able to help them has always motivated Dr. Katz. Dr. Katz was the staff dentist for many years at the Libertyville Manor Nursing Home and Brentwood North Nursing and Rehabilitative Center.
As a result of being a father of three, Dr Katz has the rare ability to relate to young patients as well as the geriatric patients at the nursing home or office. When Dr. Katz is not in the office, you can probably find him at a local ice rink coaching one of his sons’ hockey games.
Samuel P. Weisz, D.D.S
After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Dr. Samuel Weisz gained a spot at the VA Medical Center in Long Beach, California where he completed postgraduate training in Implants, Sedation Dentistry, and Anesthesia medicine.
With this unique training he has continued using advancements in dental technology to increase the comfort of his patients in the chair. His main focus is on prevention, an area in which he lectures frequently. He can be seen teaching throughout the Chicagoland area at one of his sought after programs dealing with juvenile dental health and anxiety. He is known for his hands on approach, working with Kids to reduce anxieties and fear about going to the dentist. His core beliefs include fostering early education to lay the groundwork for healthy teeth for life. Dr. Sam Weisz has implemented the use of Computer Guided Implant surgeries in conjunction with a process called conscious sedation to make his Libertyville dentist office a more comfortable and less scary place to be. His first project post residency, was as editor to the dental education publication, “Things You Should Have Learned in Dental School and Never Did”. Dr. Sam Weisz’s main goal in dentistry is to make the dentist less scary and create a new kind of smile for the patients at Libertyville Dental Associates.
Dr. Weisz remains dedicated to providing dental care to under served populations both at home and abroad. He has gained a unique perspective on life in places in which there are few or no dentists, through his work with migrant farm workers of the southwest, isolated populations of Yucatan Mexico’s village communities, and the U.S. war veteran population. In his free time, Dr. Weisz has a fondness for anything adventurous, from hiking and whitewater rafting to amateur boxing and fishing.
Dr. Weisz takes great pride in caring for his patients with a gentle hand and caring smile. Most of all, Dr. Weisz, is excited to bring his energy and enthusiasm to Libertyville Dental Associates. He believes strongly in our practice philosophy and looks forward to meeting our patients.