Dr. Sam (Saesim) grew up in Simi Valley, Ca, which is a small suburb just north of Los Angeles. He received his Bachelors Degree from Pacific Union College in Napa, CA. Dr. Sam then went on to earn his D.D.S degree from Loma Linda University, finishing in the top 15% of his class on clinic. He was also a finalist in his senior research project that was presented at the California Dental Convention.
Mission trips are something Dr. Sam loves, as he enjoys serving those less fortunate. He went to Thailand twice with a mission group while in school, providing dental care to the villagers there. He also participated in many other outreach programs the school offered, such as Compassion Clinic and Clinic with a Heart. In the summer of 2012, Dr. Sam was part of a team that went to northern Thailand to offer medical services. He led the dental group, which successfully treated over 150 patients in a 7 day span.
Dr. Sam enjoys dentistry and continues to further his knowledge in the field. He takes time to listen to patients and seek their needs and wants. He then, comprehensively goes over a treatment plan that makes sense to the patient and himself. He always strives to make each patients visit comfortable and pleasant. In his free time, Dr. Sam enjoys golfing, traveling, going to concerts, and watching sports. He is a huge Tiger Woods and Lakers fan.