Samantha B. Jones, DDS, MD
Santa Barbara Oral Surgeon Dr. Jones
We are pleased to introduce our new associate, Dr. Samantha Jones, who has joined our oral surgery practice following completion of dental school, medical school and oral and maxillofacial residency at University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Jones is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as the American Board of Dental Anesthesia. Having Dr. Jones at our office will ensure continuous patient care while we are away lecturing, attending continuing education courses, or spending valuable time with our families. Dr. Jones is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional who shares our commitment to excellence in patient care and treatment.
Dr. Jones was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut. She attended the highly regarded Middlebury College in Vermont where she received her Bachelors degree in Biochemistry and Spanish.
Immediately following college, she spent two and a half years in a rural Ecuadorian community as a volunteer health promoter with the Peace Corps. While there, she had the opportunity to be involved with the oral and maxillofacial surgeons performing corrective cleft palate surgeries. This provided the impetus for her to set her sights on making oral surgery her career.
Upon her return to the United States, she attended UCLA School of Dentistry, and then continued her residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at UCLA as well as completing her M.D. at the UCLA David Geffen School of medicine. Her residency was characterized by her friendly, comforting manner, and exceptionally tidy surgery skills; integral parts of her personal commitment to optimum patient comfort and results. She continuing her commitment to education as a volunteer lecturer for UCLA oral and maxillofacial surgery department.
She loves hiking and stand-up paddling, along with basically anything that involves being surrounded by sun, nature, and being with her husband, Joshua, an Aussie musician. Shes very happy to now have the pleasure of living in Santa Barbara and practicing with us. We look forward to introducing her to you!