Samuel M. Dodek, III, DDS

Meet Dr. Dodek

Dr. Samuel M. Dodek, III orchestrates beautiful smiles for patients in Columbia.  Dr. Sam, as he is affectionately known by his patients, blends state-of-the-art technology with a comfortable and safe environment for each patient.

Dr. Sam Dodek was born in Washington, DC and raised in the area.  He graduated from the Bullis School and then the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL.

Always interested in biology, chemistry, and materials, and in determining how things “tick”, Dr. Sam loves the science and the art of dentistry.  He attended The University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery where he took a great interest in dental biomaterials and their effects on tooth, gum, and bone structure and their applications for use in a modern dental practice

Dr. Sam Dodek uses state-of-the-art technology and technique in combination to provide you with excellent care. Our practice uses some of the most progressive technologies available today, including cad/cam, dental lasers, digital x-rays, and intraoral cameras. Dr. Sam attends numerous continuing education classes each year, allowing our practice to stay current with the latest techniques to improve our patient’s experience. He is licensed to practice in both Maryland and in Arizona.

Dr. Dodek is a Certified Invisalign Provider and Certified Dental Laser Provider.


Dr. Sam lives in Rockville, Maryland with his wife, Betsy, their daughter, and two dogs. He has many hobbies which include painting, camping, reading, gardening, growing peppers and making hot sauce.