Welcome to our site. We understand that patients come to us with unique problems and concerns. We individualize your treatment to fit your needs, wants, and desires. Many of our patient’s have been coming to our office for decades and have become like family. We value these relationships and always put your interest before ours.
Dr. Zapatero is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Dentists. The American College of Dentists (ACD) is the oldest major honorary organization for dentists. Its members have exemplified excellence through outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society. Historically, only 3.5% of all dentist have been approved for membership. Selection criteria include a commitment to excellence, outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society.
Dr. Dag Zapatero is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. He started is professional career as an associate, before buying the dental practice of Dr. Ernest Duvall. The Zapatero’s have two children, Caroline a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and, Zachary, graduated from Davidson College. Caroline is social media director for an advertising firm in New York, and Zack is currently a first year medical student at thePerelman School of Medicaine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Zapatero has been named one of “America's Top Dentist” for the last 10 years, and been recognized as a leader in the field of dentistry in 2018 by the Journal of Dental Technology. Dr. Zapatero is an adjunct faculty member the the UNC School of Dentistry, and a Scholar at the L.D. Pankey Institute. Dr. Zapatero has also recived his Fellowship, Mastership, and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition Award from the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dag Zapatero, DDS, MAGD
3020 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Tel. (757) 481-3893
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