Meet Dr. Niloofar Zarkesh

Dr. Niloofar Zarkesh DDS, MS is a Board Certified Periodontist specialist and the Founder of Perio4U Periodontics and Dental Implant Center where we diagnose, prevent and treat periodontal diseases and replace missing teeth with dental implants. She has achieved a Diplomate status from the American Board of Periodontology and is currently the President of Santa Clara County Dental Society (SCCDS) with over 1700 dentist members.

Dr. Niloofar Zarkesh attended University of Southern California (USC) Periodontics Specialty Program from 1995 to 1998. She obtained her Certificate in Periodontics and Masters in Craniofacial Biology at completion of this program. She attended a Periodontics Preceptorship Program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1993-1994. She got her dentistry (D.D.S.) degree from National University of Iran in 1992. She is licensed to practice dentistry in the State of California since 1996 and has been practicing as a periodontist in Southern and Northern California since her graduation. 

Dr. Zarkesh started her Perio4U Practice in 2003 after moving from Los Angeles to San Jose. She relocated her practice in 2013 to a brand new building close to Santa Row and Valley Fair Mall. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Periodontology and has helped thousands of patients achieve optimum health and smile through surgical and non surgical periodontal treatments as well as dental implant placement.

She has taught at USC Residency program when she lived in Los Angeles and provides continuing education programs to the dentists and dental hygienists in the Santa Clara County on a regular basis.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, California Dental Association and Santa Clara County Dental Society.

Her main areas of interest are:

  • Esthetic gingival recontouring and treating gummy smiles.
  • Gingival grafting procedures to enhance esthetics and function.
  • Keeping teeth through treatment of periodontal disease with surgical and non surgical approaches.
  • Extraction of teeth and bone grafting as needed.
  • Dental implant replacement of the missing teeth.

Dr. Zarkesh is married and has a son and a daughter. Her hobby is photography, snow skiing and volunteering for the dental community.

“My passion in the field Periodontology is to Diagnose, prevent and treat periodontal diseases using the latest in non-surgical and surgical treatment options. We do our best to keep the existing teeth with treatment and replace the missing ones with dental implants in a comfortable environment with the focus on patient’s needs and desires. We work as a team with your referring dentist to make sure we give you the best possible outcome. We thrive to achieve an esthetic outcome and a beautiful smile and a healthy mouth and body for years to come. We treat each and every patient as a family member with integrity, honesty and utmost care.”

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