Dr. Simonian is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry.
He practiced as a general dentist for 11 years, during which time he also held a faculty position at the USC School of Dentistry. He then went on to complete the 3 year residency program in Advanced Periodontology at the of the USC School of Dentistry, obtaining his specialty certificate in 2004. He obtained his board certification by the American Board of Periodontology in 2005.
Dr. Simonian is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the USC School of Dentistry’s Advanced Periodontology Program.
Dr. Simonian has lectured nationally. His scientific articles on dental implants, bone grafting, sinus augmentation and periodontal disease have been published in several leading peer-reviewed journals, including: Journal of Periodontology, The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, Journal of the California Dental Association, Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, Clinical Advances in Periodontics and Journal of the Western Society of Periodontology.
Dr. Simonian is an active member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society.