| Markarian Orthodontics Randall C. Markarian, DMD, MS Sat, 28 May 2016 00:13:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 St. Louis Magazine Names Dr. Markarian to the Top Dentists List Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:40:32 +0000 2014-04-07-top-dentists_st_louisDr. Markarian was named as one of the Top Dentists by St. Louis Magazine—again!

The St. Louis–area list is based on thousands of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals by their peers. The list is from the 2014 topDentists™ list, a database that features recommended dentists, including specialists like orthodontists in the St. Louis area.

Dr. Markarian’s orthodontic practice, Markarian Orthodontics, has been serving areas patients in Swansea and O’Fallon, IL for two decades.

Check out the article in St. Louis Magazine.

Amazing Kids & 1000 Brushing Kits! Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:42:49 +0000 Dr. Markarian visited several elementary schools this spring to teach kids how to take care of their teeth.

Schools visited:

  • In Smithton and Whiteside: Smithton Elementary, St. John the Baptist, Whiteside Elementary, Shiloh Elementary, and Wolf Branch Elementary.
  • In Granite City: Wilson School and Frohardt (my grade school!).

Thanks to all of the schools for letting Dr. Markarian come in (again) and talk to the kids.

“This is one thing I really love to do and the kids are amazing to talk with,” said Dr. Markarian. ” I gave out about 1,000 brushing kits to the kids, and I hope they are using them!”

The picture is from Smithton Elementary.

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Dr. Markarian Named to Top Orthodontist List in St. Louis Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:11:19 +0000 6bd1fed79fd654955986c0ed2fe6b593Great new to report: Dr. Markarian was being named one of the Top Orthodontists in the St. Louis Area by St Louis Magazine.

The list is based on input and evaluations from thousands of dentists and professionals, and is a compilation of 300 dentists and specialists in the St. Louis area.

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Teaching Kids about Dental Care Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:14:18 +0000 Dr. Markarian visited local elementary schools to teach kids about taking care of their teeth. He’s visiting Smithton Elementary School, Shiloh Elementary School, and more…

Markarian ISC Dental Awareness Month

]]> Dental Awareness: Coming to Elementary Schools Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:20:59 +0000 February is National Children’s Dental Health month.

To help with dental awareness, Dr. Markarian is visiting local 3rd / 4th grade classes to discuss proper dental care and oral health.

Markarian ISC Dental Awareness Month

Markarian ISC Dental Awareness Month Dr. Markarian engages elementary students at ISC in Columbia, IL.

]]> Check Out Our New Video Fri, 28 Dec 2012 22:54:30 +0000 We recently completed a new video. You can see and hear from a few of our great patients, plus see the Markarian Orthodontics team at work.

Cheer on Dawn for the Gold Medal! Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:18:11 +0000 Congratulations to Dawn Harper on once again making the United States Olympic Team! She will be defending her gold medal in 100 meter hurdles and hoping for a FIRST TIME EVER repeat medal.

All our best to our former patient and sister of our assistant, Keya!

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Itero Scanner Sat, 19 May 2012 21:14:28 +0000 The Itero Scanner in action at Markarian Orthodontics

Invisalign Premier Provider for the Third Year Thu, 19 Apr 2012 21:12:01 +0000 Markarian Orthodontics has achieved the level of Premier Provider for the third year in a row with Invisalign.
We now offer Itero scanning which produces a fast, virtually perfect result without having to take more impressions. Stop by our Swansea office to check out our new technology.

Dr. Markarian Honored by Smiles Change Lives Sun, 30 Oct 2011 21:19:20 +0000 Earlier this month, Dr. Markarian received an award from Smiles Change Lives for his contributions to the charity. During the last 3 years, Dr. Markarian helped to organize SCL in the St. Louis Region, has donated his time to screen patients for the program, has represented SCL in discussions with the American Association of Orthodontists, and provided over $100,000 in Pro-Bono orthodontic care. Congratulations Dr. M!