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Providence Health Magazine
Armond Kotikian, MD, DDS, is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who completed dental school at UCLA. He completed his hospital dentistry residency at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital, where he dealt with medically complex patients. Following his residency he moved to Michigan and completed his medical degree at Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Dr. Kotikian is a board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who specializes in oral and maxillofacial trauma, infections, oral pathology resection and reconstruction, treatment of obstructive sleep apnea patients (surgical and non-surgical), and craniofacial anomalies (orthognathic surgery/corrective jaw surgery). In the clinical setting he performs IV sedations for complex cases including impacted wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, bone grafting and tumor excisions.
Dr. Kotikian is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Southern California Orofacial Academy. He routinely lectures on subjects related to his field at both the local and national level.
Dr. Kotikian is a member of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staff providing care in oral and maxillofacial surgery & dental implantology.