Meet Your Friendly & Compassionate Willowbrook Dentists
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.
Dr. Koko, Dr. Yue, and Dr. Arrieta, 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. Isaac Yue, DMD, MS
Dr. Isaac Yue grew up in Midland, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's of Science in Chemical Engineering. He attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he began his orthodontic training at the Faculty Practice, receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2002. While at Harvard, Dr. Yue also conducted research in biodegradable antibiotic systems to treat gum disease, which was subsequently patented.
Returning to the Midwest to complete his orthodontic training at the University of Illinois, Dr. Yue obtained his Master of Science in Oral Sciences and Certification in Orthodontics. He became board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics in 2006. This certification is an exceptional achievement, conferred upon only a small percentage of American orthodontists.
Dr. Yue has been practicing in Chicago for the past fourteen years, creating happy, healthy smiles in private practice, while also serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Illinois Department of Orthodontics. His teaching certification from the University of Pacific as well as his research has brought him all over the world. He is certified in the latest techniques including Invisalign, Lingual, Damon, and Wilckodontics. But his has a particular passion for helping craniofacial patients in the Chicagoland area.
Dr. Yue stays up to date with the latest techniques and technologies through continuing education and his affiliations with professional organizations. He is a member of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Illinois Society of Orthodontics, Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Education Association, as well as numerous study clubs. He also frequently lectures to other dentists and specialists on the new innovations in orthodontics.
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.