Born and raised in Pasadena, Dr. Ohanian attended Maranatha High School, where he graduated at the top of his class. He went on to study biological sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and later earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California, graduating with high honors. After dental school, Dr. Ohanian fulfilled his lifelong dream and completed an orthodontic residency program at Columbia University in New York City. There, he earned his Master of Science in Orthodontics upon completion of the elite three-year orthodontic specialty program. He is proud and honored to be the only Ivy League trained and Board Certified Orthodontist in Pasadena. Upon graduation, Dr. Ohanian felt strongly about moving back to the Rose City, where his roots are, to be close to his family and friends and give back to the community by transforming smiles.
Commitment to learning
To stay up to date with the latest in orthodontic advances and better serve his patients, Dr. Ohanian regularly attends continuing education courses and remains active in various national, regional and local professional organizations, including the American Board of Orthodontists (ABO), the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO) and the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society (SGVDS). He is a Gold Plus Provider of Invisalign and is highly trained in treating patients of all ages, children and adults alike. He is also one of the few orthodontists who offer lingual orthodontic treatment.