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Meet The Docs: Dr. David Bagdasarian

Dr. BagdasarianDr. David Bagdasarian was born in Salem, Massachusetts, and grew up in Peabody. He attended Catholic elementary school and graduated from Saint John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, where he played ice hockey and baseball. David then attended the University of New Hampshire for three years and was fortunate enough to be accepted to Georgetown University School of Dentistry, from which he graduated cum laude in 1977. At Georgetown he was elected to membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a dental honor society, and received the periodontal achievement award as well as a Mosby Book Award.

Following graduation, he was awarded a general practice residency program at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Following completion of this residency in 1978, he was assigned to the outpatient clinic at Martins Point Portland, Maine, where he served as chief dental officer for three years. He left the USPHS with the rank of Lt. Commander, and in 1981, Dr. Bagdasarian entered private dental practice with Robert Derice DMD, at our current office in Portland, Maine, and a satellite office in Freeport. His former partner has moved on, but Dr. Bagdasarian is privileged to be in partnership with Dr. Shane Bryant and our newest associate, Dr. Knox Crouanas.

Dr. Bagdasarian enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry and prides himself on delivering quality affordable care painlessly in a comfortable environment. He believes humor is the best medicine treats each patient as an individual deserving the best we have to offer. His is best described as a family practice, as he does not limit who he treats. In order to provide the best possible care to his patients, he enlists and partners by referral, the skill of the most capable dental specialists, for more advanced dental procedures. The office is designed to provide modern dental treatment in state of the are operatories with the use of the professions’ best materials.

Dr. Bagdasarian is a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Maine Dental Association
  • The Greater Portland Dental Society

He serves as a director of the Maine Delta Dental Plan, which is a premier provider of the dental insurance, headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire. David, a 20 year active member of the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club, where he has served on the board of directors, draws great personal satisfaction as a volunteer providing local community service.

Dr. Bagdasarian is married and lives in Cape Elizabeth with his wife, Fran, an interfaith chaplain and nurse, and has three grown sons. He enjoys all sports and participates actively in ice hockey, skiing, biking, and golf, and prides himself in maintaining his physical health. His passion is dentistry and the relationships developed from providing care and interacting with a diverse patient population.