Meet Dr. Maurice D. Simanian

Dr. Maurice D. Simanian, DDS, MSD

Dr. Maurice D. Simanian, DDS, MSD

Orthodontist

Personal

Dr. Simanian is an award winning Orthodontist. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Simanian was practicing Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry in Beverly Hills when he discovered that Orthodontics is his passion. In his spare time, he enjoys reading (on average one book per week), working out, fantasy football, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and enjoying a California Burrito in San Diego.

Education

Orthodontic certificate & M.S.D. University of the Pacific, A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics, San Francisco, CA.

DDS

University of California Los Angeles.

School of Dentistry: Los Angeles, CA.

BS, Neuroscience University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Associations

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists. Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontist, American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Achievements
  • Highest score in the nation - Dental Admission Test (Over 6 thousand test takers)
  • UCLA School of Dentistry Class Vice President,/li>
  • UClA School of Dentistry Dean's Scholarship - Merit Scholarship (top 1%)
  • American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award - Outstanding Work in Cosmetic Dentistry
  • San Fernando Valley Dental Society - Board Member
  • University of Pacific Department of Orthodontics - Chief Resident.
  • University of Pacific Department of Orthodontics - Awarded "Best Finished Case"
  • American Board of Orthodontics - Resident Advocate
  • American Association of Orthodontics - Selected as an 'Emerging Leader'
  • Music Teacher's Association of California Certificate of Merit Level Advanced in Piano
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Blue Belt

Volunteer/Service Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Rotoplast International, Operation Smile.

Philosophy

My background in Neuroscience and Cosmetic Dentistry have caused me to think about orthodontic treatment in a holistic manner. I am focused on esthetics and function. My Passions are honesty and transformation. You will be treated with compassion, to the highest standard of care, with results we will all be proud to share with the world.

Favorites

Dr. Simanian's favorite books are Life of Pi, Man's Search for Meaning, Quiet, and The Alchemist. His favorite musical artists are Arcade Fire, The XX, Empire of the Sun and John Legend. His favorite moves are When Harry Met Sally, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Mrs. Doubtfire, Moonrise Kingdom and Memento. His favorite TV shows are Pardon The Interruption, Around the Horn, The Voice, The Office, and Jeopardy.