Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS, is double board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In the clinic setting, Dr. Kotikian routinely performs IV sedations for complex cases including:
Impacted Wisdom Teeth
Reconstructive Jaw Surgery
Oral Pathology - Tumor Excisions
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Dr. Kotikian is focused on patient care. He has been an expert witness on over 100 malpractice cases, given depositions on over 50 cases and testified at court over the past seven years. He has been retained on nerve injury cases, wrong tooth extraction cases, wrongful death/anesthesia complications, dental implant complications, head and neck infection cases, misdiagnosed pathology, jaw fracture due to extraction cases, TMJ and all aspects of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Kotikian routinely lectures on subjects related to his field at both the local and national level. Topics include his areas of specialization such as 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).
Dr. Kotikian has been featured in the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Glendale Newspress and many other local newspapers for his work in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has also been featured on CNN Headline News local edition and the Diane Sawyer Nightly News on ABC.Dr. Kotikian is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Southern California Orofacial Academy.
Dental Malpractice & Dental Injury Expert Testimony - As of Jan 2022: Dr. Grossman has been deposed over 100 times; reviewed over 900 cases for both defense and plaintiff including peer review, accidents, and malpractice. 53% defense / 47% plaintiff. He has qualified in Superior Court over 50 times and have never been disqualified. At least 95% of my time is spent in patient care.
Dr. Grossman can be counted on to be ethical, competent, prepared and analytical as well as articulate and persuasive at depositions and court appearances. Published and have been written about in print, radio, and TV over 245 times. (http://www.expertwitness.dental/)
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Dr. Grossman holds two current professorships: UCLA School of Dentistry & NYU College of Dentistry, and is a former Professor at Western University College of Dental Medicine (2013-2018). Licensed in 42 states to opine on the standard of care, with specific licenses in California, Nevada, New Mexico and the Northeast as well as a Florida Expert Certification. Graduated NYU 1988; GPR Residency NYU 1989, Lieutenant, United States Navy 1989- 91; private practice Brentwood, CA since 1991 – serving over 13,000 patients on a fee-for-service basis.
Founder of the non-profit “Homeless Not Toothless” (www.homelessnottoothless.org), which has made it possible for over 100,000 homeless Veterans, women of domestic abuse and foster children to receive over $8 million in pro-bono dental care.
Member: American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics: 2013-present, ADA since 1991 and Peer Review Committee ADA 1995-2009, Delta Dental Peer Review 2000-present.
American Legion; Medical Disciplinary Committee Delta Dental; 15 years on the CA Dental Association Peer Review Committee; American Dental Association; Expert Witness, Veteran Administration QME examiner.
Harry I. Aronowitz, DMD, is a Board Certified Orthodontist who has been in private practice in Beverly Hills,and West Hollywood California for over 30 years. He is Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Southern California in the Graduate Department of Orthodontics where he helps train future orthodontists. Licensed in California and New York, Dr. Aronowitz has experience as a Former Chief of Dental, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Section at the Beverly Hills Medical Center and served as Chairman of the Orthodontic Peer-Review for the Los Angeles Dental Society. Dr. Aronowitz is a Diplomate The American Board of Orthodontics anda current member of Orthodontic Peer Review for the Los Angeles Dental Society. He is a member of the American Dental Association, The California Dental Association, The Los Angeles Dental Society, as well as The American Association of Orthodontists.
Litigation Support - Dr. Aronowitz serves as an Independent Medical Examiner for The State Board of Dental Examiners in California. He provides expert witness services to attorneys for both defense and plaintiff, including medical record review, second opinions, depositions, mediation, and trial testimony as needed.
Avrum R. Goldstein, DMD, FRCD(c) is an experienced Periodontist with over 40 years of experience. He received his dental degree in Canada and his specialty certification at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Board Certified in the United States as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and in Canada as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists.
Having placed thousands of dental implants since 1988, Dr. Goldstein is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry, including 25 years of experience with implant dentistry. He has been very involved in dental education, having written many scientific articles and lectured both at home and abroad. Dr. Goldstein's academic appointments include 15 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at Nova Southeastern University
Dr. Sander I. White is an experienced Doctor of Dental Surgery. He has been in private practice for over 35 years. During this time, he has taken more than 2,000 hours of continuing dental education courses. Aside from his experience in General and Preventative Dentistry, Dr. White specializes in: Restorations, Advanced Aesthetics, and Gum Care.
Dr. White has served as a clinical instructor at both Temple Dental School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He also lectures to various dental groups and is involved in training younger dentists. Currently, he is presenting a seminar series at the University of Pennsylvania Dental School on “Becoming the Consummate General Dentist”.
Dr. White has made numerous appearances on television news and talk shows, and was recently recognized by Main Line Life magazine as one of the top dentists in the Pennsylvania area.