Dental Staff

All professionals at New Smile Dental Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Navasart Kazazian

Dr. Navasart Kazazian

Dentist in Glendale, CA

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Dr. Navasart Kazazian is the founder and the director of the group. He was born in Romania and immigrated to the United States in 1965. After undergraduate studies at UCLA, enrolled in the USC dental school. Soon after graduating from USC in 1972, he opened his first office in Hancock Park, California. In 1989 he opened his second office at the present location in Glendale, California.

Dr. Kazazian lives out his mission every day, by providing the best possible dental care with highest quality and compassion. He lives with his spouse of 42 years and proud of his two sons who both pursued a career in Medicine and are now practicing in the greater Los Angeles area.

Professional Associations

Former faculty member of USC Dental school
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Los Angeles Dental Society
San Fernando Valley Dental Association
1976-1980 Board member of Los Angeles Dental Society Peer Review Committee
Member and Chairman of Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School
Member of Executive Council of Western Prelacy of the Armenian Church.

Dr. Kazazian has a passion for art and antiques and has been a collector of tapestries and art objects throughout his adult life.

Dr. Apel Keuroghlian MD, D.D.S. joined New Smile Dental Group as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.  Dr. Keuroghlian comes to us with excellent credentials.  He is a UCLA graduate, with an MD and Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery degree.

His career began with a biomedical/biochemical engineering degree from the University of Southern California, where he graduated among the top of his class. 

Throughout his undergraduate education in engineering, Dr. Keuroghlian researched the effects of the different surface characteristics of implants and their integration with bone.   He later decided to further his education by obtaining a dental degree from USC. 

Dr. Keuroghlian truly enjoyed the surgical aspect of dentistry while in dental school and decided to further his education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCLA which includes a Medical Degree from UCLA as well as an internship certificate in general surgery. 

He currently holds a faculty position at UCLA.  Dr. Keuroghlian truly enjoys what he does and is committed to enhancing patient care by integrating his engineering, dental and surgical skills.  His first priority is his dedication to patient care.

When not working, Dr. Keuroghlian enjoys traveling, skiing, playing basketball or just hanging out with his friends.


Dr. Apel Keuroghlian

Dr. Apel Keuroghlian

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Glendale, CA

New Smile Dental Group

Dr. Apel Keuroghlian MD, D.D.S. joined New Smile Dental Group as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Keuroghlian comes to us with excellent credentials. He is a UCLA graduate, with an MD and Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery degree. His career began with a biomedical/biochemical engineering degree from the University of Southern California, where he graduated among the top of his class. Throughout his undergraduate education in engineering, Dr. Keuroghlian researched the effects of the different surface characteristics of implants and their integration with bone. He later decided to further his education by obtaining a dental degree from USC. Dr. Keuroghlian truly enjoyed the surgical aspect of dentistry while in dental school and decided to further his education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCLA which includes a Medical Degree from UCLA as well as an internship certificate in general surgery. He currently holds a faculty position at UCLA. Dr. Keuroghlian truly enjoys what he does and is committed to enhancing patient care by integrating his engineering, dental and surgical skills. His first priority is his dedication to patient care. When not working, Dr. Keuroghlian enjoys traveling, skiing, playing basketball or just hanging out with his friends.


About Us

New Smile Dental Group provides a full spectrum of dental care. We specialize in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health, and helping you improve your appearance. Our experienced and friendly dentists in Glendale, CA take great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. Our promise to you is that the dental implants, crowns and bridges, veneers and fillings, we create will look as good as or better than the teeth nature gave you. And to make sure we keep that promise, the services we provide and materials we use are of the highest quality.

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Proudly Serving: Atwater Village, Los Feliz, Montrose, La Canada, Tropico Flintridge, and Adams Hill