Samantha B. Jones, DDS, MD
Santa Barbara Oral Surgeon Dr. Jones
Dr. Samantha Jones joined our oral surgery practice following completion of dental school, medical school, and oral and maxillofacial residency at The University of California Los Angeles in 2015. Dr. Jones is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and holds a general anesthesia permit from the Dental Board of California. 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 Bachelor’s 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 the 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.