Meet The Doctors
Dr. Barouir Deirmenjian
As a general dentist, Dr. Deirmenjian is devoted to providing quality, rewarding, and compassionate care to every patient that visits him. Serving as the founder and CEO of B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates, he serves patients at many multi-specialty facilities in California, including Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and has just added three new locations in the San Diego area.
With nineteen locations in California, B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates serve patients of all ages, from all backgrounds, and from every walk of life. The team of specialists, general dentists, assistants, and benefit coordinators offer a number of services, including: cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, endodontics, family dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics. They are dedicated to making dental care rewarding, so that individuals have a reason to share their smile.
Before entering private practice, Dr. Deirmenjian served as Dental Director at Guards Dental, where he demonstrated strong leadership skills in operating over 40 locations. Subsequently, he established his own family dental private practices, Smiles West, Desert Dental Group, and Ponderosa Dental Group.
To prepare for his career, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Irvine, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988. Furthering his studies, he went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 1999.
Remaining abreast of the latest dental developments, Dr. Deirmenjian is an active member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. He is also a peer-review member at MetLife Insurance and Liberty Dental, sits on the advisory committee of Henry Schein Dental, is a UCLA adjunct professor, and is board-certified by the Dental Board of California.
Revered for his extensive 30+ year leadership background, Dr. Deirmenjian has been voted #100 on the Inc.5000 Series list of the Fastest-Growing Companies in California and #1528 of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies nationally. He was also named one of LA Business of the Year, Best Office by Insurance Companies, and one of the Emerging Dental Groups to Watch 2020 by Group Dentistry Now.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.
An active member of his community, Dr. Deirmenjian truly enjoys helping the less fortunate and volunteering when he can with food drives and community outreach initiatives. Previously, he has participated in pro bono work for human trafficking victims in the Los Angeles area. He was also involved in a health fair head-start program, senior citizens program, and maintained an affiliation with Veteran Affairs.
In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors. He is fluent in English, Armenian, Spanish, and French.
Dr. Najlaa Dawood
Dr. Najlaa Dawood has been practicing in San Diego since 2003. She is accustomed to carrying out outstanding dental procedures to help her patients keep a healthy smile. Dr. Dawood likes to stay up-to-date with technology and new techniques that will benefit her patients. Dr. Dawood has lived in the area for many years and is proud to call El Cajon home. She enjoys participating in community events and loves to see patients smile!
Dr. David Gonzalez
Dr. David Gonzalez was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He attended dental school at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, focusing on in-patient care and quality of service, paying detailed attention to individual patients’ needs. In 1996, Dr. Gonzalez ran his own private dental practice in Puerto Rico for 10 years before relocating to San Diego in 2007. Like many locals, Dr. Gonzalez came to visit San Diego and fell in love with the weather, the scenery, the food, and the people. Dr. Gonzalez is a car enthusiast who knows his way around the kitchen and enjoys outdoor activities.
Dr. Robert Hackim
As a teenager, Dr. Robert Hackim went through his own orthodontic treatment and knew right away that he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry. This San Diego native attended dental school at the University of the Pacific and obtained his orthodontic degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He comes with over 30 years of orthodontic experience. Dr. Hackim comes from a large family consisting of 10 siblings. His wife is a nurse who has four siblings of her own. The Hackim family have one daughter and enjoy spending their free time with their extended family. They like to travel but love living in San Diego.
Dr. Mirwais Hussainy
Dr. Mirwais Hussainy has been in practice since 2003. He is board certified with the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and provides a variety of services including oral cancer biopsies, bone grafting, cosmetic surgery, dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery, wisdom teeth extractions, gummy smile surgery, facial trauma surgery, sinus lift, TMJ disorder treatment, pre-prosthetic surgery, orthodontic exposure of teeth and orthographic surgery. He treats adults, teenagers and children starting at the age of 7. He is fluent in English and Persian.