Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York, Dr. Zinney received his Masters in neuropsychology from the University of Arizona. He graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1986, completed his Periodontal Surgery residency in 1988 and has practiced as a Board Certified Periodontist in the Atlanta area since then. While at Emory, Dr. Zinney did extensive research on the relationship of periodontal disease to immune function under a physician scientist federal grant.
Dr. Zinney was a pioneer in implant dentistry as well as microsurgical and regenerative techniques. He has lectured extensively on esthetic periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants and systemic disease as it related to your periodontal health. He has carried his passion for scientific inquiry into his private practice by always searching for and incorporating the most current, state of the art treatment of his patients oral health. His core belief is that oral and systemic health and disease are closely related and the more educated you are as a patient the better your treatment outcome will be.
As your periodontist, rest assured that the well being and health of his patients is his primary driving goal. Dr. Zinney will work closely with your restorative dentist ensuring optimal communication throughout your treatment to assist you in achieving your goal of optimal health is committed to providing excellence in periodontal treatment with an exceptional level of patient care.