Dr. Neil Zachs


Dr. Neil Zachs is a Periodontist, which is a Dental Specialist that focuses on the structures that are involved in the support of your teeth. He not only performs traditional periodontal procedures aimed at saving your dentition, he also does different types of soft tissue grafting procedures to treat “gum recession”, as well as being very proficient in the surgical phase of Dental Implant Placement. He has placed approximately 10,000 implants during his career.

Dr. Zachs earned his DMD degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 1992. He then went on to a Surgical Residency in Periodontics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln, NE. While there, in conjunction with the University of Texas at San Antonio, he earned his Master of Science (MS Degree) in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Radiology. He was the first to publish a paper on a longitudinal research study looking at Alveolar Bone Density Changes in Post-Menopausal Women. After his residency, he went on to private practice in South New Jersey for 21 years. Aside from his Private Practice experience, he was also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Dept. of Periodontology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. He now so happy to be a part of the incredible team at the North Scottsdale Dentistry. He resides in beautiful Scottsdale with his wife Lisa. They have 2 amazing daughters.