Dental Staff

All professionals at Walter Zattera DDS PC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

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Dr. Walter G. Zattera, DDS

Walter Zattera graduated dental school in 1984 and has been practicing General Dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Zattera is a proud member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Zattera grew up in the Southwest Suburbs; going to Richard High School and later graduating from St. Xavier College with a degree in biology. He then went on to attend and graduate as a General Dentist from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Zattera welcomes new patients and sees both adults and children. He looks forward to meeting you!

Dawn, Dental Assistant

A Dental Assistant for over 20 years; Dawn grew up in Hanover Park. Dawn went to college to become an Accountant, but when she was in high school, she found an afternoon job at a dental office. Dawn enjoyed the job so much; especially meeting & interacting with people, that she stayed with that job. Besides her chairside skills; Dawn has advanced training in computers, radiographs, lab work and front desk.

Kris, Office Manager

Kris grew up in the Palatine area and went to college for nursing. Growing up she always wanted to be a RN but found a love of working in the dental field. She has been working for us for over 23 years; starting out as the weekend receptionist following the birth of her first child. Kris has been our office manager for the last 4 1/2 years. She truly loves her job and coming to work each day. Should you have any insurance or other questions; feel free to give Kris a call, and she'll do her best to answer any questions that you have.

Grace, Dental Hygienist

Grace grew up on the North side of Chicago, graduating from University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Psychology. While going to school, Grace worked in a dental office as a dental assistant. Grace returned to school later to obtain her dental hygiene degree from Harper College. She has been in the dental field for over 30 years.

Nina, Dental Hygienist

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