Ira J. Dolnick, DDS

Dr. Ira J. Dolnick is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and American Dental Association. Beside his practice in Niles, Illinois, Dr. Dolnick also works at The Wealshire in Lincolnshire, Illinois, where he treats patients with Alzheimer’s disease. He has been the subject of articles in various dental journals about his care of Alzheimer’s patients.

Dr. Dolnick is an avid movie buff and has written articles on the Marx Brothers. He is married to Amy, who is a professional therapist, and they have two children, Lindsay and Zachary.

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Dr. Koko (Krikor) Papazian, DDS

Dr. Krikor (Koko) Papazian, graduated in 1997 from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and received his Doctorate of Dental Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2002. Dr. Koko is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Papazian has three lovely daughters and a wife who is an Oncology Nurse who helps set the high level of quality care at New Age Dental. Dr. Papazian is very active and committed to continuing his education, and understanding the newest cutting edge technologies. His constant efforts allow him to continue to serve his patients with the highest quality dental care available today. Some examples of his latest education courses are:

  • Invisalign
  • Stage One Appliance Therapy
  • Soft Tissue Laser (Sirolase)
  • Implant Placement and Restoration (Nobel Biocare)
  • Same Day All on 4 Implant Restoration
  • Rotary Endodontics (GT and Wave One)
  • LVI Orthothics
  • and many customer care and management courses

Dr. Papazian is also very committed to community philanthropic, academic, civic, Boy Scouts and youth athletic organizations.

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Dr. Abdo Salem


After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdo Salem graduated with his Masters Degree in Oral Science and then completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating and completing his residency, Dr. Salem has become a very active member of the dental community. Aside from being published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals, Dr. Salem is active in a clinical research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, his interest is three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr. Salem is also an active member of several groups including the; American Association of Orthodontists ( AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and Chicago Dental Society (CDS).Since becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Salem believes that nothing makes him happier than seeing his patients reaction after finishing braces.

Dr. Patrick Carroll

Oral Surgeon & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Patrick Carroll is an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with eight years of experience. During his undergraduate studies Dr. Patrick Carroll focused on biology, where he graduated with honors, and earned himself an early admission to the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Upon completing his DDS in the top 10% of his class, Dr. Carroll elected to further develop his talents and complete his residency studying Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Vanderbilt University. >While studying Oral surgery at Vanderbilt, Dr. Carroll would receive heavy exposure to trauma, pathology, anesthesia, and dentoalveolar surgery. His training at Vanderbilt was of paramount importance. Dr. Carroll would act as the chief resident of the facial trauma and reconstruction team where he would further hone his skills.In his free time, Dr. Carroll enjoys traveling and exploring the corners of Chicago.