Monica M. Bagdasarian

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Monica has been practicing dental hygiene since 1999. She has been married for 16 years and has two awesome boys and two goldfish. She enjoys playing piano, reading, traveling, and entertaining.

AA

Pasadena City College; Pasadena, CA

BS

Biology, Northeastern University; Boston, MA

Certifications

CPR, nitrous oxide, local anesthesia, laser

Quotes

“You will get a thorough oral cancer screening, detailed oral hygiene education and will leave the office with a smile on your face. My goal as your hygienist is to give you healthy gums for a healthy life.”

Personal Favorites

Monica’s favorite book is Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, her favorite TV show is The Amazing Race, and her favorite movie is Life is Beautiful. For vacation, her favorite destination is Belize.

Patient Impact

"A few years ago, I had a patient who came in with an oral lesion on the floor of the mouth. I brought that to the doctor's attention. It was diagnosed to be a cancerous lesion. After months of treatment, he is doing well now."

Professional Association

California Dental Hygienists’ Association

Volunteer Experience

Convalescent and nursing homes

Awards

Golden Scaler award

Achievements

Dean’s list