Dr. Zaid Atarchi, DMD
Background and Credentials
Dr. Zaid Atarchi is a Board-Certified Periodontist, he graduated in 2001, obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the College of Dentistry, Baghdad University. He was selected to complete a prosthodontics residency at the same school. This residency provided him with advanced training in restorative dentistry, he earned his Master's Degree and Certificate in Prosthodontics in 2005. He held a faculty position as a full-time Clinical Lecturer at the College of Dentistry, Baghdad University. He spent several years in private practice and volunteering in community clinics, serving and educating oral health for people in need. Helping people and improving their smiles energizes him. He feels fortunate to be rewarded emotionally every day for what he does, who he helps, and who he gets to work with.
His interest in education compelled him to pursue another specialty training program, he enrolled at Saint Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education, where he earned his Master of Science in dentistry and Certificate in Periodontics in 2016. Dr. Atarchi had been a member of American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society. He is currently an active member of American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Atarchi and his wife Israa are heavily involved with the raising of their four daughters. They all enjoy reading, travelling and numerous other outdoor activities.