Meet the Doctor

Dr. Niloofar Zarkesh DDS, MS is a periodontist specialist. She has achieved a Diplomate status from the American Board of Peridontology.

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 is currently a member of Board of Directors and treasurer at Santa Clara County Dental Society with over 1600 member dentists. She will be SCCDS president in 2019.

Dr. Zarkesh practices all aspects of periodontics including treatment of periodontal diseases through regenerative and resective periodontal surgical procedures and dental implant placement. Her main passion is aesthetic smile transformation with periodontal procedures through soft tissue and hard tissue augmentation and gummy smile treatment. She performs minimally invasive gum grafting, as wells as bone grafting before dental implant placement.

Dr. Zarkesh has helped improve quality of life and self-image of thousands of patients through years of her experience in performing aesthetic periodontal procedures. She is committed to keeping existing teeth through periodontal treatment and maintenance, as well as replacing missing teeth with dental implants.

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