Dr. Jack Zazzaro is a native of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He attended South Catholic High School, and received his Bachelor’s and dental degrees from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Zazzaro has been helping people with their oral care needs locally since 1984. He opened at his current location in Southbury in 2004.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, past President of the Dental Society of Greater Waterbury, A member of the Federation Dentaire Internationale and The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Zazzaro was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists at its 74th Annual Convention in San Francisco on October 24’th, 2004. This honorary organization for the recognition of outstanding and meritorious service, presented Dr. Zazzaro a membership plaque and gold key symbolic of this Fellowship for conspicuous service rendered to the art and science of dentistry. The college, with representation in more than 80 countries, has approximately 10,000 members, including over 5,800 in the U.S.
Dr Zazzaro has been busy servicing the community as well. He has been the president of the City Of Waterbury Board of Health. As well as, the president of Staywell Health Center board, (which supplies medical and dental care to those in need in the Waterbury area.) He also initiated the “Give Kids a Smile” program in Waterbury, and has also served as President of the University School of Dental Medicine Alumni Board.
Dr. Z. is currently active on board of directors of the Southbury Business Association and the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Southbury Economic Development Commission. Dr. Zazzaro is an associate professor at the UCONN Dental School and a host in the mentoring program for its students. He was recently quoted in an edition of the Voices Newspaper concerning the positive effect of good oral health. “It’s very rewarding work. We are changing people’s lives one smile at a time.”
Other recent projects include a program which donates a portion of all whitening procedures to the Connecticut chapter of the Make a Wish Foundation. He is also actively involved in Connecticut Mission of Mercy. CTMOM annually provides free dental services throughout Connecticut. Please contact CTMOM.com for more information about donations or becoming a volunteer.
Dr. Z. is looking forward to working closely with the business community to make our region even more prosperous. He is grateful for the opportunity to be of service to the regional community.