Meet The Doctors

Dr. Armen Karimyan, D.D.S.

Dr. Armen Karimyan, D.D.S. grew up in Southern California and graduated from Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He pursued higher education and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. During his study at UCSD, Dr. Karimyan also made the Provost Honor list. Dr. Karimyan worked as a Biochemist for two years and then was accepted to Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He was on the Deans Honor List and was listed in the Who is Who Among American Colleges and Universities. Dr. Karimyan passed the Indiana Dental Boards and worked in Terra Haute, Indiana before moving back to California. Dr. Karimyan returned to California and practiced for a few years before opening his private dental office in La Quinta, where he lives with his wife Larissa and their four children.

Dr. Jennifer Hearne MD, DDS

Dr. Jennifer Hearne MD, DDS specializes in facial, maxillofacial and oral cosmetic surgery. She received her undergraduate and DDS degree at UCLA. She then went on to USC to earn her medical degree and she did her residency with LAC-USC. During her residency, she specialized in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Also, she worked with the LA Children’s Hospital to correct cleft palates and other dentofacial deformities. She is qualified for all cosmetic facial surgery, but is truly passionate about maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Hearne continues to live with her husband and 4 children in Southern California.

Dr. Simonian, D.D.S.

Dr. Simonian, D.D.S. is a board certified periodontist. He moved to Pasadena in 1981 and is a graduate of Pasadena High School. He attended the University of Southern California majoring in Biology and Philosophy. He was accepted at USC School of Dentistry in 1990 with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Simonian is an active member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Society, American Dental Association and the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society. Dr. Simonian lives in Pasadena with his wife and two sons.

La Quinta Center for Cosmetic Dentistry

78138 Calle Tampico,


La Quinta, CA 92253

Phone. 760-777-0114