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Dr. Evelyn Teague Samuel is a gifted and charismatic orator, connecting with people of all ages and walks of life to provide her inspirational life message and mantra of planning, perseverance and excellence in all things. She owns and operates Teague Principles, LLC with the express purpose of reaching and equipping youth, business professionals and other medical practitioners with the necessary life skills, knowledge, and proven systems to succeed in any venture or calling. Serving as a personal and tangible exemplar of her message, Dr. Samuel blends real-world examples with humor, wit and insight to stir the soul of her audience and provide new hope, renewed drive and a world of new and promising possibilities. Her freshly-published book, “100 Things I HATE/Love about Dentistry, A professional’s guide to efficiency, profitability, and sanity!” is an assembly of practical vignettes designed to inspire and instruct business professionals through their everyday challenges.
As an experienced businesswoman, Dr. Samuel is the owner of Evelyn F. Teague D.M.D., P.C. For eight years she did business under the name of, and was the creative force behind, Park Place Dentistry, a practice launched from conception with her trademark vision and fortitude. Graduating with honors from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical
University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Zoology in 1995, Dr. Samuel received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1999. This was followed by a post-doctoral residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry.
Achieving her lifetime goal of becoming a dentist, Dr. Samuel set out to provide excellence within her chosen field. Committing numerous hours to continuing education each year, such as advanced cosmetic and neuromuscular dental studies at the world renowned, Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, she is always at the forefront of new and cutting edge technology.
During her eight years as a solo practitioner and practice owner, Dr. Samuel ran a highly efficient office achieving record growth, productivity and an astounding 98% collection rate for services provided! Yearly statistical business analyses of Dr. Samuel’s dental practice consistently revealed her business was in the top one percentile (of comparably-sized dental offices in Alabama and Georgia) for efficiency, service and performance! Even more remarkable, Dr. Samuel’s business was profitable from the moment she launched it, posting 32 consecutive quarters “in the black” and attaining an average growth rate of 20% for each of the eight years of her leadership!
Dr. Samuel’s passion for the art of dentistry, coupled with her innate and tested business savvy makes her an entity sought after by colleagues and other business owners. Dr. Samuel simply knows what works and she is an effective business coach, guiding and inspiring efficiency and success for professionals in dentistry, medicine and all other business fields.
A member of several dental organizations including the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Samuel takes great pride in enhancing smiles, changing the lives of her patients, and helping colleagues to obtain their ideal practices. In addition, she is a featured doctor in the book, The Art of Creating Practice Success by Dr. Bill and Carolyn Blatchford (Blatchford Blueprints,
Howard University College of Dentistry- Postdoctoral Advanced Education in General
University of Alabama School of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Medicine- 1995-1999
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University- Bachelor of Science – Zoology, Cum Laude 1991- 1995
- 100 Things I HATE/Love about Dentistry, A professional’s guide to efficiency, profitability, and sanity! Copyright 2013.
- Birmingham Weekly Columnist ‘The Dentist’s Corner’ (2004-2005)
- Screening for the spaP Gene of Streptococcus Mutans in the Predentate Infant
‘Journal of Dental Research 1997’
American Dental Association
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
National Dental Association
Virginia Dental Association
Northern Virginia Dental Society
Academy of General Dentistry/PACE for CE- AGD ID # 361974
In her spare time, Dr. Samuel enjoys reading, traveling, exercise, and spending time with her husband, James and son, James III.