Friendly & Experienced Morton Grove Dentist
Dentist | Orthodontist | Oral Surgeon | Periodontist
At New Age Dental, our dentists and specialists take pride in providing the highest level of patient care by catering to their needs. Our goal is to provide you with the all the care you need in a comfortable, and educational environment.
We are devoted to restoring your smile, because your smile is our success.
Dr. Koko (Krikor) Hagop Papazian, DDS
Dr. Krikor (Koko) Papazian, graduated in 1997 from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor's degree in Biology and received his Doctorate of Dental Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2002. Dr. Koko is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Papazian has three lovely daughters and a wife who is an Oncology Nurse who helps set the high level of quality care at New Age Dental.
Dr. Papazian is very active and committed to continuing his education, and understanding the newest cutting edge technologies. His constant efforts allow him to continue to serve his patients with the highest quality dental care available today. Some examples of his latest education courses are:
- Stage One Appliance Therapy
- Soft Tissue Laser (Sirolase)
- Implant Placement and Restoration (Nobel Biocare)
- Same Day All on 4 Implant Restoration
- Rotary Endodontics (GT and Wave One)
- LVI Orthothics
- and many customer care and management courses
Dr. Papazian is also very committed to community philanthropic, academic, civic, Boy Scouts and youth athletic organizations.
Dr. Abdel Salem
After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdel Salem graduated with his Masters Degree in Oral Science and then completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating and completing his residency, Dr. Salem has become a very active member of the dental community. Aside from being published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals, Dr. Salem is active in a clinical research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, his interest is three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr. Salem is also an active member of several groups including the; American Association of Orthodontists ( AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
Since becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Salem believes that nothing makes him happier than seeing his patients reaction after finishing braces.
Dr. Patrick Carroll
Oral Surgeon & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Patrick Carroll is an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with eight years of experience. During his undergraduate studies Dr. Patrick Carroll focused on biology, where he graduated with honors, and earned himself an early admission to the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Upon completing his DDS in the top 10% of his class, Dr. Carroll elected to further develop his talents and complete his residency studying Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Vanderbilt University.
While studying Oral surgery at Vanderbilt, Dr. Carroll would receive heavy exposure to trauma, pathology, anesthesia, and dentoalveolar surgery. His training at Vanderbilt was of paramount importance. Dr. Carroll would act as the chief resident of the facial trauma and reconstruction team where he would further hone his skills. In his free time, Dr. Carroll enjoys traveling and exploring the corners of Chicago.
Dr. Ken Arrieta
As a Periodontist, Dr. Ken Arrieta believes that educating his patients is essential in the development of trust. He enjoys seeing that his patients are satisfied following their treatment.
Dr. Arrieta completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola University in Chicago in 1987 where he earned a place on the Dean's List. He then went on to continue his education at the Northwestern University School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1992. Dr. Arrieta continued his training specializing in Periodontics (the treatment of gum disease) at the University of Iowa, and he received his Certificate in Periodontics in 1999. He served as a teaching assistant for Prosthodontics in dental school. Dr. Arrieta was the Block Drug Guided Tissue Regeneration winner in 1998. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Academy of Periodontology and he is a Fellow in the International College of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Arrieta resides in Illinois with his one child. In his spare time, he enjoys hockey, tennis, and swimming.