Our Philosophy

Passion for helping and serving others has always been the goal of our office. We want our patients to feel at home while their dental needs are met. We take pride in offering compassionate and professional care by utilizing state of the art equipment and dentistry techniques.

Whether your needs include restorative, cosmetic, or critical care dentistry, we aim to deliver compassionate care with excellence. Our philosophy is simple: when people really love what they do, they get better and better at whatever they really love doing, and this in turn leads to confidence. In our office, we love what we do! To us and for all of our patients, confidence and compassion lead to excellence which is everything.

Arnau Aparicio, DDS, CDT, PA

Dr. Arnau Aparicio, a native of Barcelona, Spain, came from a family with many generations of dentists. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University Europea de Madrid in 2009, and his Certificate for advanced Education in Prosthodontics from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2012.

Dr Aparicio practices General Dentistry and is a certified Prosthodontist. He successfully completed the requirements for the Certificate in Dental Laboratory Technology Ceramics from the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology as well as the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the University of Goteborg, Sweden. From 2012 to 2015, he was on the faculty of the LSU School of Dentistry (LSUDS) where he served as the Director of Dental Morphology and Director of Principles of Occlusal Equilibration. During his 3 years as assistant professor at LSUDS, Dr. Aparicio supervised the caring of 24 patients per day who require crown and bridge service and he himself performed numerous placement and restoration of implants. Because of his expertise in the specialized field of prosthodontics, Dr. Aparicio was often consulted by the community of New Orleans, where LSU is located, to resolve some of the most complex prosthodontic cases. He has published numerous articles and book chapter and is a frequently invited lecturer and guest speaker.

Dr. Aparicio has been a member of the American College of Prosthodontics since 2009 and currently serves as the President of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). He is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan.

Albrik Nazarian, DDS

When Dr. Albrik Nazarian founded Richmond Dental, his goal was a dental practice where he and his team could foster long-term trust and care for his patients. “Treating our patients like we would want to be treated has always been our guiding philosophy.” After thirty years of practice, Dr. Albrik Nazarian and his team, still maintain loyalty to both their patients, modern dental techniques, and their values. Whether Dr. Albrik Nazarian is serving the Houston, Galleria and Memorial communities or the Haitian community in his volunteer work overseas, delivering genuine dental care has always been his guiding force.

Dr. Nazarian also discovered his passion for reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry. “To watch patients regain their confidence as their appearance is transformed has been very rewarding.” Dr. Nazarian has invested heavily in post graduate training in both cosmetic dentistry and continuing education. In pursuit of excellence, Dr. Nazarian has been able to utilize the latest techniques and research findings related to both functional and aesthetic dentistry enabling him to offer his patients a healthy and naturally beautiful smile.


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