Dr. Vilma Sams, DDS

Dr. Vilma Sams, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Vilma Sams, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from San Marcos Dental School, Lima in 1996 and practices dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.Read her story

5075 S Bradley Rd Ste 101

Santa Maria, CA 93455

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • First Dental Health
  • 6 More

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Dr. Sams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sams "Dr. Vilma Sams is from Peru and graduated from San Marcos Dental School in Lima, Peru. San Marcos was founded in 1551 and is one of the most prestigious and well respected dental schools in South America. She completed post-graduate dental courses at the University of Geneva Dental School in Geneva, Switzerland and the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore. For 7 years, she practiced in Lima, Peru prior to moving to the U.S. She practiced general and cosmetic dentistry in Southern California before moving to the Central Coast in June of 2005. Dr. Sams has been practicing since 1996. She has lived and worked in the Orcutt area since 2005. She loves what she does and it shows in her chairside manor!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sams "Dr. Sams believes quality dental care is compassionate, attentive and is backed by excellent training and experience.  "

2  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

19  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Marcos Dental School, Lima
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Geneva Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Dental Education Center For Esthetic Professionals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sams has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sams to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Sams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Sams Says:

Dr.Sams goal is to provide individual attention to each patient and give them the very best care possible 


Patient Comments (1)

She did a great job on my crowns. For Dr Sams, creating a great smile is her passion. She approached her work like a piece of fine art and my mouth was her canvass. I would recommend her to anyone who needs quality, gentle dentistry
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