Meet The Doctors

Friendly & Experienced Morton Grove Dentists

Dentist | Orthodontist | Oral Surgeon

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) Papazian, DDS

President and Dentist

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:

  • Invisalign
  • 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. Robert Antman

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Robert Antman is a second generation dentist. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1980 and then joined his father, Dr. Marvin Antman, in practice.

Dr. Antman practices all aspects of dentistry, cosmetic, restorative, and he has had extensive training in implant dentistry and the treatment of sleep apnea. He believes in preventive and conservative dentistry to help people keep their teeth for life. All treatment is performed in a warm and friendly environment while adhering to the strictest infection control standards. He strives to educate and help his patients to achieve optimal oral health.

Dr. Antman  regularly updates his clinical skills and knowledge with numerous continuing education courses. He is a member of the following organizations:

ADA       – American Dental Association, Life Member
AGD       – Academy of General Dentistry
ISDS      – Illinois State Dental Society
CDS       – Chicago Dental Society
MGCCI   – Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce

In his free time, Dr. Antman likes to travel, play golf and spend time with his family

Dr. Abdo Salem


After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdo 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.


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Office Location

  • Morton Grove
  • 8930 Waukegan Road Suite 110
  • Morton Grove, IL
  • 60053
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  • Call: (847) 967-0400