Sameer D. Jain, DDS, MS, MSD
Diplomate (Board-certified), American Board of Endodontics
Dr. Sameer Jain, an experienced Board-Certified Endodontist with a diverse clinical, academic and leadership experience. He is a relationship-driven and patient-centric clinician. Dr. Jain believes in a conservative, minimally invasive approach with endodontic therapies for saving teeth. His philosophy is to provide evidence-based treatments using the most advanced techniques, state of the art equipment and microscopes for the best endodontic and restorative outcome for his patients and referring dentists. He is personable, gentle and has a personalized approach to each patient to overcome their dental pain and anxiety concerns.
Dr. Jain has created his niche over the years in the specialty through his pioneering publications and contributions in Dynamic Navigation Technology and Minimally Invasive Endodontics. Dr Jain lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to contemporary endodontics, endodontic diagnosis and CBCT, dental anesthesia and pain management, 3D guided and dynamic navigation for Endodontics.
Dr. Jain grew up in Mumbai, India and graduated with summa cum laude from the renowned Mahatma Gandhi Dental College, India. He subsequently continued his studies at SUNY Buffalo, graduating with a Master’s in Dental Biomaterials. Dr Jain completed his Endodontic Residency and earned his Master of Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (world’s largest medical center). He then served as the Director of Urgent Care Clinic and Assistant Professor of Endodontics at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr Jain also maintained a clinical career at reputed Endodontic private offices in Northern Virginia and Las Vegas. He is a fellow of Academy of Dentistry International and is recipient of numerous awards, including the American Association of Endodontists’ Resident Award, MIT’s Innovator under 35 and the Revere Scholar Young Faculty Award at the VCU School of Dentistry.
Outside of the office, Dr. Jain is a fitness enthusiast, enjoys hiking, soccer, basketball, movies, music and loves exploring all that Los Angeles has to offer. His wife, Dr. Sonali Rehil, received her DDS from the UCLA School of Dentistry and earned her Orthodontic Residency at Roseman University, Las Vegas. Sonali grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and they are both looking forward to serving the dental community of Southern California.
Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
Certificate and Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Endodontics
School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston (UTHealth-H)
Master of Science (MS) Biomaterials
School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
General Practice Residency (GPR)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Summa cum Laude
Mahatma Gandhi Dental College & Hospital, India
Fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International (F.A.D.I.)
Revere Scholar: VCU School of Dentistry Young Faculty Award
Resident Award: American Association of Endodontists (AAE), Annual Session, USA
AADR, Houston Section: Best Research Advanced Education Student
Jean-Marie Laurichesse Research Grant Award: International Federation of Endodontic Association (IFEA)
Henry M. Thornton Fellowship Award: DENTSPLY/Student Clinicians of ADA (SCADA), USA
James English Research Award: Best Research SUNY Buffalo
Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA): International Graduate Certificate of Merit: Rank #1
The Vice-Chancellor Award – Brilliance in the field of Endodontic Research & Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, USA:
Top Youngest Innovator of India (TR35 Fellow)
Professional / Leadership / Service Appointments
Professional / Leadership / Service Appointments:
2017 – 2020
Director of Urgent Care Clinic & Assistant Professor of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
2022 – 2024
Nominated Member: American Association of Endodontists’ (AAE) Corporate Relations Committee
2018 – 2021
Nominated Member: American Association of Endodontists’ (AAE) Scientific and Research Affairs Committee
2016 – 2017
Nominated Member: American Association of Endodontists’ (AAE) Practice Affairs Committee
2012 – 2013
National Prophylaxis Officer: Dental Student Welfare Association of India (DSWAI).
Jain SD, Carrico CK, Bermanis I, Rehil S. Intraosseous Anesthesia Using Dynamic Navigation Technology. J Endod. 2020 Dec;46(12):1894-1900.
Jain SD, Saunders MW, Carrico CK, Jadhav A, Deeb JG, Myers GL. Dynamically Navigated versus Freehand Access Cavity Preparation: A Comparative Study on Substance Loss Using Simulated Calcified Canals. J Endod. 2020 Aug 11:S0099-2399(20)30578-1.
Jain SD, Carrico CK, Bermanis I. 3-Dimensional Accuracy of Dynamic Navigation Technology in Locating Calcified Canals. J Endod. 2020;46(6):839-845.
Carrico CK, Jain S, Brickhouse TH, Dahlke WO, Spatafore CM. Utilization of and Dental Students’ Perceived Benefits of an Urgent Care Clinic in a Dental School. J Dent Educ. 2019 Aug 26. pii: JDE.019.149.
Cavalla F, Biguetti C, Jain S, Johnson C, Letra A, Garlet GP, Silva RM. Proteomic Profiling and Differential Messenger RNA Expression Correlate HSP27 and Serpin Family B Member 1 to Apical Periodontitis Outcomes. J Endod. 2017 Sep;43(9):1486-1493. PubMed PMID: 28673495.
Du Toit J, Jain SD, Montalli V, Govender U. Dental students’ motivations for their career choice: an international investigative report. J Dent Educ. 2014 Apr;78 (4):605-13. PubMed PMID: 24706691
Du Toit J, Montalli V, Jain SD. Aesthetic Treatment of severely fluorosed teeth with pre-fabricated composite veneers. Int. Dentistry – African Edition. 2012 Dec;2(6): 44 – 50.
Jain SD. HYBROSONIC: Re-inventing Root Canal Obturation Technique using Heat + Sonic Vibration. Int. J of Scientific & Engineering Res. 2012 Dec. 3, (5), 1-3.
Jain SD. Micro-Endodontics: Aggrandizement of Root Canal Treatment. Int Dent J of Students’ Res. 2012 Sept;1(2): 17-22.
Book Publication (Editor in Chief)
Book Publication (Editor in Chief)
Jain S. HYBROSONIC: Re-inventing Root Canal Obturation Technique. Lambert: Germany. 2012 Sept. ISBN (978-3-659-29239-2)
Jain S, Du Toit J, Montali V. Contemporary Book on Root Canal Obturation. Lambert: Germany. 2012 Dec. ISBN (978-3-8465-2918-8)
Patent No. 277487; Filed 06/10/2009; Granted 11/22/2016
Sameer D Jain. ROOT CANAL OBTURATION DEVICE. aPPLICATION NO.2318/MUM/2009 A, tHE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF PATENT OFFICE, 19/03/2010, ISSUE NO.12/2010, 4241.