Experienced Dentist – Los Gatos, CA
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Dr. Liza Karamardian
After practicing in San Francisco for well over a decade, Dr. Karamardian moved to the South Bay and has really enjoyed getting to know the residents of the Los Gatos community for many years. She enjoys all aspects of being a dentist, especially emphasizing the important link between oral and systemic health. She doesn’t just treat the teeth – she treats the whole person! Keep reading below if you would like to learn more about her.
What Kind of Advanced Dental Experience Do You Have?
When she was a practicing dentist in San Francisco, Dr. Karamardian became involved with the San Francisco Dental Society and was elected as its President in 2001. In this role, she worked closely with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to start the first city-wide kindergarten dental screening program! This program successfully screened over 3,000 children in its first year and has continued to grow ever since. In 2004, she was nominated to join the prestigious International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. She is also a member of the Santa Clara Dental Society, the California Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Liza Karamardian has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years in the Bay Area. She graduated from UC Irvine with a BS in Biology in 1988. She then attended the UCLA School of Dentistry, graduating in 1993. She practiced in the city of San Francisco for 12 years before moving to the South Bay and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and believes in treating the “whole person” with a strong emphasis on the link between oral and systemic health. Dr. Karamardian is actively involved in her profession and continues to further her dental skills by attending many continuing education classes throughout the year.
While in dental school, Dr. Karamardian won several awards from her instructors and the administration. As a practicing dentist in San Francisco, she became involved with the San Francisco Dental Society and was elected as its President in 2001. In this role, she worked with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to start the first city-wide kindergarten dental screening program. This program successfully screened over 3,000 children its first year. As a result of Dr. Karamardian’s outstanding qualities as a dentist and her contribution to the profession of dentistry, she was nominated to join the prestigious International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists in 2004. Dr. Karamardian currently serves on the Board of the Santa Clara County Dental Foundation. She volunteers at community events and serves on local charity boards. In 2015 Dr. Karamardian was awarded Best Dentist Los Gatos by the Los Gatos Award program.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Karamardian currently lives in Los Gatos with her husband and two children. When not busy at the dental office, she really enjoys volunteering at various community events and her kids’ schools. She also regularly attends yoga and aerobic classes at Courtside Club in order to stay fit.