Meet our Team!
Orthodontics, Dr. Maurice Simanian, Eligible, American Board of Orthodontics
Dr. Maurice Simanian is an award winning orthodontist, who has been recognized by the American Association of Orthodontists as an ‘Emerging Leader’, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for outstanding work in Cosmetic Dentistry, and is the recipient of numerous merit based scholarships including the coveted Dean’s Scholarship by the UCLA School of Dentistry.
Dr. Simanian grew up in Los Angeles and is an alumnus of UCLA, where he graduated with a degree in Neuroscience. He then continued his education at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he served as his class’ Vice President. While excelling in his studies, in his spare time he worked on numerous research projects, one of his projects was published in the peer reviewed Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. After graduation Dr. Maurice practiced cosmetic and implant dentistry in the heart of Beverly Hills. It did not take long for him to realize that Orthodontics was his passion.
Dr Maurice says, “Orthodontics is the field where I am most passionate. It is a profession where I play a role in the transformation of another’s self image – both physically and psychologically, and many times during transformative times in one’s life. I feel blessed to be an Orthodontist, and I highly recommend it.”
Dr. Simanian completed his residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He is trained in the most advanced techniques in the orthodontic field, and his mentors wrote some of the most influential articles in the many areas of orthodontics including: Phase I therapy, Invisalign, micro-implants, and all forms of digital orthodontics.
In his spare time, Dr. Maurice enjoys reading (on average one book per week), working out, fantasy football, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and enjoying a California Burrito. Dr. Maurice is looking forward to serving Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Cotati, Penngrove, Sebastopol and neighboring Sonoma County communities. Most of all, he is excited to devote his knowledge and energy into helping your family achieve happy, healthy, beautiful smiles.
Periodontics – Forthcoming, American Board of Periodontics
Endodontics- Forthcoming American Board of Endodontics
Pediatric Dentistry – Dr. Jamie Sahouria, Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
If you are looking for an adult general dentist, please visit www.SonomaCountyFamilyDental.com to learn about Dr. Chris Roebken and the fantastic dental options he provides.