About our Doctors
Dr. Vahik Paul Meserkhani, DDS, MSD, FAAID—Prosthodontist
Dr. Vahik Paul Meserkhani began practicing in Southern California in 1991 with an emphasis in Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry. In 2003 he joined Loma Linda University in order to further advance his knowledge in Prosthodontic and Implant Dentistry.
A prosthodontist is a dentist who has taken three additional years of post-graduate education specializing in the restoration of natural teeth and the replacement of missing teeth. Dr. Meserkhani focuses on dental restoration and full-mouth reconstructions, or full smile makeovers. He is world-renowned for his expert smile restorations and has been featured on Fox TV for his work in this field. Dr. Meserkhani has had numerous articles published in The Journal of Prosthodontics and The Journal of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Meserkhani has been awarded a Diplomate from the American Board of Oral Implantology, the most important and difficult certification in oral implantology. This certification has been awarded to only 400 dentists in the United States since 1969. In addition, he is a faculty member of Zimmer Institute, of Esthetic Professionals and of Progressive Dentistry.
Dr. Meserkhani lectures both nationally and internationally on oral implantology, prosthodontics, and collaborative dentistry.
Dr. Artin Meserkhani D.D.S, M.B.A — Orthodontist
Dr. Artin was raised in a family with a legacy of dental professionals. When he was a young boy, he would spend his summers observing his uncle, who practiced as a general dentist and also working hands-on with his father, who owns a dental laboratory. Thus, the love to provide care and dentistry was instilled in him from a very young age.
He pursued this passion for dentistry by going to UCSD for his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Loma Linda Dental School. Afterward, Dr. Artin completed a one-year post-graduate internship in orthodontics at Roseman University of Health Sciences, while also practicing as a general dentist. He then completed his three-year residency at the school, earning his dual degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics specialty certificate and a Masters of Business Administration. Not only is Dr. Artin highly skilled in the latest technologies in orthodontics, but he also has a radiant personality which makes orthodontist visits fun and relaxing.
Dr. Artin treats patients in Pasadena. Since he grew up in the area, he is deeply involved in the community in both cities. As a sports enthusiast, he has coached a local basketball league and supports the AYSO soccer team. He is also a member of the Armenian association, helping out whenever he can.
Dr. Mauricio Fonrodona
Dr. Fonrodona has over 15 years of experience in Dentistry. He has advanced training in Prosthodontics (restorative dentistry), cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is committed to taking courses regularly on various topics, particularly on advanced cosmetic materials and techniques. He likes to improve smiles, utilizing the latest in dental porcelain technology.
Dr. Fonrodona is not only extremely talented and successful in his technique and practice. But he can also easily communicate with his patients due to his warm and sincere personality. His meticulous attention to details and precision of execution provides his patients with the optimum level of care.
Dr. Fonrodona is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the San Fernando Valley Dental Association
Dr. Arbi Aboolian
Dr. Arbi Aboolian is a highly skilled general dentist with additional training in all aspects of dental laboratory technology. He is certified in IV sedation, and is among a small number of dentists who routinely employ moderate IV sedation as a treatment option for surgical cases and for anxious patients who generally ignore dentistry. Having two degrees in both dental laboratory technology and dentistry, Dr. Aboolian is among a small number of dentists who are both dental technician and dentist at the same time. He coordinates between the dental office and the dental lab and specializes in lab-related procedures.
Dr. Aboolian has been within the field of dentistry since 1998, when he started his dental laboratory technology training. He graduated from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services in 2000 as a certified dental tehcnician and worked in two high-quality crown and bridge dental laboratories focused on implant and fixed prosthesis for 11 years.
Dr. Aboolian completed his undergraduate education at California State University, Northridge and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree(DMD) from Western University of Health Sciences. While attending dental school, Dr. Aboolian was awarded for “HANAU Best of the Best and Excellence in Prosthodontics Award.” In addition, Dr. Aboolian is trained and certified with the latest technology in Invisalign – the invisible way to straighten teeth without braces.
Dr. Aboolian is very passionate about prosthodontics, Implant and cosmetic dentistry. He truly enjoys his job and spending time with his patients.
Dr. Angela Sanabria
Dr. Sanabria loves to create beautiful smiles because she has always been attracted to the confidence a person has when they smile with assurance and fearlessness of not being judged. Her mother likes to tell the story of how when she was a little girl, she would love to pretend to fix her siblings teeth, and today she has the pleasure of having them as her patients.
One of the things that brings Dr. Sanabria the greatest joy is being able to work with each one of her patients to create a personalized smile design that will correct any dental issues as well as esthetically transform her patients smile while creating healing from any discomfort or embarrassment they might have had in the past.
Dr. Sanabria started her dental journey in Colombia, her native country. She attended dental school at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana where she received her dental degree in 1990. After graduating, she practiced for three years before joining the prosthodontics program for the next 3years and graduating in 1996 as a prosthodontist. She practiced in Colombia for several years before making the decision to move to the United States in 2000. ln November 2001 she received her license to practice in the state of California and has been practicing ever since.
Dr. Raymond Meserkhani
Dr. David Chanook DMD