CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Zamzok, DMD, FACP, was honored with the Private Practice Prosthodontist Award for the Northeast Region of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), covering the eastern coast of the United States from Maine to New Jersey. This award recognizes extraordinary collegiality, outreach and community service, highlighting the role a prosthodontist plays in advancing the quality of life for patients.
"For the past 35 years prosthodontics has been the focus of my day-to-day existence. This has included patient treatment, charitable works, as well as involvement with the ACP," said Dr. Zamzok. "It is truly fulfilling, as well as rewarding."
Dr. Zamzok received this award, in part, for the work his foundation has done in Chile, providing critical dental care to some of the poorest rural communities. He also maintains a group private practice in New York City, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where he teaches post-graduate prosthodontics and implant dentistry. Dr. Zamzok is an attending dentist at the New York Hospital, Queens.
"Not only well regarded by those he works with, Dr. Zamzok's patients also hold him in the highest esteem sighting his unflagging sense of empathy, kindness, caring and exquisite technical skills," said ACP Immediate Past President Dr. Robert M. Taft.
Dr. Zamzok is a Fellow of the ACP and a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, before going on to a general practice residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center. He received his specialty certificate in prosthodontics from New York University College of Dentistry.
A prosthodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the restoration and replacement of missing teeth and other oral or facial issues. Prosthodontists specialize in helping patients with implants, dentures and veneers, all the way to full mouth and jaw reconstructions.
About the ACP
The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is the only ADA recognized organization for the specialty of prosthodontics. Founded in 1970, the ACP is dedicated to advancing the art and science of prosthodontics and promoting the specialty to the public and dental professionals. For more information, consumers can visit GoToAPro.org and dental professionals can visit Prosthodontics.org.
SOURCE American College of Prosthodontists