A Long-Islander through and through, Dr. Justin Ohnigian was born and raised in Plainview-Old Bethpage, New York. He graduated from Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School, and continued his education at SUNY Binghamton, graduating Cum Laude with a BA in Biology and an adjunct degree in Management. Dr. Ohnigian earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where he was the President for the Columbia ASDA Chapter and took part in projects such as Give Kids a Smile and the Student Run Clinic for the homeless. He also received the award for “Excellence in Orthodontics” from Columbia University.
Dr. Ohnigian is in the process of achieving Board Certification through the American Board of Orthodontics. He is an active participant and member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Northeastern Society of Orthodontists
- Suffolk County Dental Society
- American Dental Association
After recently attending Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA for 30 months where he earned his Masters of Science in Orthodontics, Dr. Ohnigian has become the newest addition to the Coolsmiles team. Dr. Ohnigian is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys playing basketball, golfing, swimming, running and skiing. He also loves cooking and “a good old fashioned BBQ!”