Dr. Joseph Zakarija: A Highly Trained Pediatric Dentist.
About Joseph Zakarija
Dr. Joseph Zakarija, who oversees his own pediatric dental
practice in Rockford, Illinois, draws on a considerable amount of formal
training when working with children, toddlers, and teenagers. After
finishing his bachelor's degree at Loyola University Chicago, Dr.
Zakarija stayed on for a master's degree in microbiology, which he
obtained in 1980. While working toward his DDS, Dr. Joseph Zakarija
earned recognition from Loyola for his clinical achievements in
pediatric dentistry and he was personally asked by the head of the
pediatric program to apply for a two-year postdoctoral program. To
complete this training, he fulfilled rotations in anesthesiology and
pediatric medicine through Loyola University Medical Center and he
gained hands-on training in operating room treatments and caring for
children with physical and developmental disabilities.
Dr. Joseph Zakarija keeps current with advances in his profession by holding memberships in groups such as The American Orthodontic Society and the Illinois State Dental Society. For a more comprehensive discussion of his background and training, and to read more about the services he offers children, please visit his website at drzakstoothfairycastle.com.