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Prosthodontists in Glendale. CA

Dr. Krikor Derbabian

Dr. Krikor Derbabian studied at the University of Southern California where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S.) in 1991. He was elected to the O.K.U. Dental Honorary Society that same year. He went on to receive his Certificate in Prosthodontics at U.S.C., where he was trained in treating complex dental conditions involving dental esthetics, cosmetics and dental implants.

Dr. Derbabian has served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry at USC School of Dentistry, and has taught several courses in esthetic, cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry. He has published numerous articles on esthetic, cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry, he has been a guest editor for the Journal of California Dental Association, and has presented lectures to dentists and specialists at various national and international dental association meetings and study groups.

Dr. Derbabian is president of the Center for Prosthetic Dentistry, a prosthodontic dental practice in Glendale-California, as well as CAD-Dental Laboratory, a high-end Dental Laboratory specializing in cosmetic, esthetic and CAD-CAM dental restorations. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Derbabian is active in the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Los Angeles Dental Society and the American College of Prosthodontists.

With his background and training and together with a committed staff he is prepared to offer you his best efforts at obtaining oral health and optimal esthetics and function with the restorations made for you.                              

Dr. Winston Chee

Dr. Chee is The Ralph W. and Jean. L. Bleak Professor of Restorative Dentistry. He is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board or Prosthodontists. He was responsible for initiating the Implant Dentistry Program in 1987. He was also the Director of the Advanced Prosthodontics program for 25 years. Recently he has stepped down from these positions but is still heavily involved with teaching residents and mentoring younger faculty of the two disciplines.

Dr Chee is well published with over 120 articles in peer reviewed journals, he is on the editorial board for Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research and the European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. He also reviews article for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants and several others.

He is a member of the Academy of Restorative Dentistry,  A Fellow of the American College or Prosthodontists, A Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the American Dental Association

Dr. Cheryl Park

Dr. Cheryl Park received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California (USC). She was a recipient of American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Undergraduate Achievement Award and was invited to become part of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) honor society. After receiving her DDS degree, Dr. Park pursued specialty training in the field of Prosthodontics, during which she has received multiple prestigious scholarship awards and has completed her program with a certificate in Prosthodontics at USC.

Dr. Park is a board-certified Prosthodontist and holds a role as an educator, serving as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. She has directed major restorative courses for the students pursuing their DDS degrees as well as for students of the Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists. Her recent endeavors are taking on directing the Advanced Education in Prosthodontics program at USC. 

Her expertise includes treating complex dental cases and highly esthetically challenging cases that require full mouth reconstructions including dental implants and multiple crowns. She is also proficient in utilizing the most up-to-date technologies in dentistry such as digital scanning, designing, and milling of dental restorations in all aspects of restorative dentistry. 

As a Prosthodontist and an educator, Dr. Park is active in pursuing further knowledge through research and teaching. She continues to share her knowledge through presenting in major academic meetings such as California Dental Association (CDA) in topics related to her research regarding current concepts of Zirconia as dental restorations. She has held continuing education courses along with other restorative faculty at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

Dr. Park is a board-certified diplomate with the American Board of Prosthodontics (ABP) and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP). She is a member of multiple dental professional organizations such as California Dental Association (CDA), American Dental Association (ADA), and San Fernando Valley Dental Society (SFVDS). Dr. Park is passionate about patient care and with her training and expertise is dedicated to serving her patients to achieve oral health with esthetic and functional restorations. 

Dr. Loris Abedi

Dr. Loris Abedi attended California State University, Northridge where he received a Bachelors degree in Biology. He then enrolled at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, where he received his dental degree in 1992. Upon graduation from dental school, he was accepted and enrolled in the graduate prosthodontics program where he was trained as a prosthodontist, treating complex dental conditions, involving dental implants, esthetics and full mouth rehabilitations.

He received his certificate in prosthodontics in 1995, and was asked to join the faculty at USC School of Dentistry. He has been a full time faculty as an associate professor in clinical dentistry since 1996. He's had many responsibilities and held many positions, most notably, that of chairman of the fixed prosthodontics section, in the restorative department.

Dr. Abedi is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the San Fernando Valley Dental Society.


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