Z dentistry, redefining the dental experience with comprehensive dentistry from “A” to “Z”!
We do things differently around here. And at Z dentistry, we are a good kind of different! A lot of dentists practices like to say that their office feels “like home” and that their team treats you “like family.” Our actions, down to how we greet you at the door, live up to everything promised on this website. We inspire plenty of confidence. Our many long-term patients from Reno, Truckee Meadows, and greater western Nevada and northeastern California trust the extensive capabilities of the “Z” in our name: Dr. George Zatarain.
Dr. Z blends his considerable skill, experience, and professionalism with an authentic passion for dental care. This passion shows from the minute he introduces himself simply as “George.” Even individuals with a deep-seated fear of dentists quickly feel comfortable and relaxed. This is a no-judgment zone! Additionally, Dr. Z loves to put patients at ease by offering everyone something to eat or drink. Or, he’ll catch up with the events in your life and be quick to crack a joke. While he and our entire dental “family” take the quality of our services (and how we deliver those services) very seriously, sometimes the best way to squash apprehension is with a good laugh.
Earning your trust
Dr. Z is also empathetic to your individual or family circumstances. He considers every aspect of the person under his stellar care, from their familiarity with and relationship to dentistry to their financial situation. After all, Dr. Z was not a child of privilege. He can relate to many other families — the single-parent households, the “multi-hyphenate” working parents, the adult learners, or students working their way through college. In fact, Dr. Z worked as a handyman throughout high school and college as a means of paying for his undergraduate studies and dental school. Many of Dr. Z’s clients were physicians and dentists, professionals who would later serve as mentors as he embarked on a career in health care.
We prioritize your experience and satisfaction in all that we do. We’re happy to provide a glimpse into some of those services:
- Preventive dentistry – The best treatment is the one that doesn’t happen! We help you avoid tooth decay, gum disease, and other forms of damage that lead to the need for tooth repair or replacement. Routine dental “check-ups” (exams and cleanings by our awesome dental hygienists) are fundamental to a healthy, beautiful smile.
- Cosmetic dentistry – We truly understand the power of a smile. Patients walk taller after yellow stains are lifted with safe, effective professional teeth whitening. Likewise, individuals experience renewed confidence when chipped teeth, gaps, and other aesthetic imperfections are corrected with dental bonding, porcelain veneers, or contouring techniques.
- Restorative dentistry – We preserve your teeth and complete smiles with durable and aesthetically-pleasing dental fillings, crowns, and root canal therapy. Additionally, we offer prompt tooth replacement with dental bridges, partial and full dentures, and implant restorations.
Many of these services fall under the category of “general” dentistry. While decidedly comprehensive, general dentistry services at our office are never “run of the mill.” We encourage you to experience what makes us so different for yourself. Please schedule an appointment at our Reno office today by calling 775-331-1616. Be sure to ask about our in-house Smile Saving Membership plans, the affordable, no-strings-attached alternative to conventional dental insurance.
We look forward to meeting you!
What our patients say about us
George Zatarain, DDS
Dr. George Zatarain was born and raised in Reno. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1991. Dr. Z enjoys hiking, biking, and music.
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