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Sam Weisz

Connection to Illinois: Weisz graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He currently lives in Deerfield and has a practice in Libertyville.

Biography: Dr. Sam Weisz is a dentist and a writer whose goal is to inspire a healthy, cavity free lifestyle. Through friendship and humor, he provides a safe and fun place for all of his patients. 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 the dentist 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Allergy Army (Sugar Bugs)
ISBN: 173634742X OCLC: 1285275589

Trism Books [S.l.] : 2024

With its light-hearted, engaging illustrations and allergy friendly language, this book is a perfect introduction to empower children to take care of their bodies when they have a food allergy. Follow Robbie, from Sugar Bugs, as he takes care to protect himself from any peanuts. Robbie always washes his hands before he eats, reads food labels, and asks about the ingredients. But when one of his friends brings a snack to share, he forgets to check the label for any peanuts. As he has an allergic reaction, he learns how to get help from his teachers, and how his Histamines step up to protect him.

Sugar Bugs
ISBN: 0988833832 OCLC: 984237627

Trism Books 2015

Robbie and the sugar bug family were the best of friends! It was always sprinkle donuts for breakfast, lollipops for lunch, and gummies for dinner. But then things started to go rotten… Get ready for the bite-size story of Robbie and the Sugar Bug family. Written by Libertyville Dentist, Dr. Sam Weisz, for the tiniest of patients, to get them ready to brush their pearly whites and take a seat in the dentist chair. With vibrant illustrations, this sweet storybook serves up a positive message for brushing, flossing, and eating healthy foods. Perfect for shared reading with your two-minute brusher in and out of the classroom!

Wrestling Dreams
ISBN: 0988833875 OCLC: 1011172121

Trism Books Deerfield, IL : 2017

BOOM! BOOM! Before fans were cheering Colt Cabana’s name in the AEW wrestling ring, his best friends were cheering for him in the school yard. In Colt Cabana’s heartfelt and inspirational book of never giving up and believing in yourself, Colt inspires your own little wrestler to dream big and persevere with the heart of a champion. Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom! Dominate the Complete Wrestling Collection Now! The Elite Team: Young Bucks Stand Tall The Elite Team: Cody Heart of the Mountain The Elite Team: Adam and the Golden Horseshoe Wrestling Dreams S is for Suplex