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Glendale MicroEndodontics

Glendale, CA

Dr. Nishan Odabashian

After practicing general preventive and restorative dentistry for 10 years, Dr. Odabashian found his calling in Endodontics. He received his certificate of specialty, and a Master's Degree in Endodontics from one of the top Endodontic Residency programs in the country--Loma Linda University, (LLU). Dr. Odabashian has done extensive research at UCLA, Tufts  University and LLU. He held the position of part-time Assistant Professor within the Department of Graduate Endodontics at LLU, for over 15 years and  Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV) (2009) while he was a resident of Las Vegas. He served as the District VII Director representing Southern California at the American Association of Endodontists ((AAE). Past positions held in organized dentistry include: President of the California State Association of Endodontists (CSAE), chair of the Bylaws Committee of the International Academy of Endodontists (IAE), president of the Glendale Academy of Dentistry (GAD), Armenian Dental Society of California (ADSC) Board of Trustees of the Armenian Dental Association (ADA-Armenia), president of the Armenian American Endodontic Association, (AAEA), Zone Director for the San Fernando Valley Dental Society (SFVDS),  and Bylaws Committee member of the AAE.  Dr. Odabashian has lectured and continues to lecture  on topics in endodontics at both local and international conferences including the. His most recent lecture presentation was in March of 2023 on Minimally Invasive Endodontics to the Nice (France) Dental Society--GEDO.

Dr. Odabashian has been privileged to have had as patients some notable figures from the entertainment and business industries including the late Michael Jackson (King of Pop), Brian Holland (Motown Songwriter), Ivan Passer (Film Director/Screenwriter), Frank Scinta (Entertainer-The Scintas), Elaine Goodlad(Body Builder/Model), Tania Themmen (Opera Singer), Damian James (son of Moody Blues Guitarist Denny Laine), Gagik Ovsepyan (Ballet Dancer, Moscow Ballet Theater), Anthony Marnell (Principal, M Casino), Jordan Plosky (Guitarist, Everclear), Norman Howell (Hollywood Stuntman), Hrye Kaprealian (Actor), Janet Yetenekian (Children's Entertainer, Hoylari).



Dr. Odabashian and his family

Dr. Odabashian feels blessed not only in his chosen profession but more so with his family. He is married to his beautiful wife, Lilit, and his three children,  Sophomore at Pepperdine University, daughter, Galia, (18), his High school Junior comedian son, Serge (15), and his angel son, Noah (13). At Glendale MicroEndodontics, our patients become part of our extended family, and are treated like family.

Anna Zakeyan

Anna Zakeyan joined our practice three years prior. She is a dentist from Yerevan, Armenia, and is preparing to matriculate in a US Dental school as she prepares for admission. Anna has passed part I and Part II of the National Dental Boards, and is preparing to take her TOEFL test to apply to an International Dental Program. We are lucky to have such a dedicated staff person, to go along with the remaining dedicated and professional staff at Glendale Microendodontics. She brings her knowledge and experience and uses them to help patients relax as she explains the procedures that would be performed. She is popular with all our patients due to her calming personality.

Hripsime Tashchyan

Hripsime worked as a dental assistant in Armenia. She is very well versed in assisting and has a very amiable personality that patients who have met her love about her demeaner. She has quickly become popular with the pateints. We are glad to add her to our staff. She is married and has three children.

Gevorg Chilingarian

Gevorg recently joined our practice. He is an Armenian dentist from Moscow. He is here in the States less than a year with his wife and son. He is very pleasant to work with and does very well with patients while he prepares for taking the dental examinations for licensure. He will be with us for some time while we get him accustomed to private practice in the US. We are happy to have him here.