Dr. Samuel D. Waddoups graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with his D.D.S. in 2008. He then achieved his Master’s Degree and Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Nova Southeastern specializes in developing orthodontists who excel in a wide variety of clinical orthodontic treatment.


Dr. Waddoups has been practicing orthodontics in Southern California since 2010. He moved to his current Murrieta practice in 2013 and joined forces with Dr. Jergensen just over a year later, in 2014.

Professional Association

Dr. Waddoups is an upstanding member of the orthodontic and dental communities as a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Mt. Palomar Study Club in Murrieta, California, an affiliate of the renowned Seattle Study Club.

Personal Bio

Dr. Waddoups is head over heels for his wife, Emily and enjoys being a father to their two children, Ava and Tanner. He loves to jog, swim, paintball, and do anything outdoors. He volunteers with his local church and youth groups. He likes to spend as much of his free time with his family, doing various activities like going to the park and planting a garden.