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Dr. Josh Zukerman graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 with distinction and highest honors, earning his BA in Anthropology. Most importantly, during his college years, he got to witness a UNC basketball National Championship in 2005!

While dentistry was always his long-term career plan, Dr. Zukerman initially pursued his passion for playing blues guitar. After college, Dr. Zukerman moved to Chicago, where he enjoyed several years of playing in multiple bands and taking the stage at some of the Windy City’s most historic blues clubs. Dr. Zukerman still plays guitar to this day – just ask his neighbors!

Dr. Zukerman attended the UNC Adams School of Dentistry, where he graduated with his DDS degree in 2015.  Wanting to advance his clinical skill set after graduation, Dr. Zukerman pursued an additional year of intensive training, completing a General Practice Residency at the Ann Arbor VA Health Care System in combination with the University of Michigan Hospital.

In 2016, Dr. Zukerman joined CarolinasDentist and became a partner dentist in 2018.  He opened his office in April 2021 at his dream location – Chapel Hill!

Dr. Zukerman and his wife, Elaine, currently reside in Durham with their son, Elliott, and yellow lab, Paige.  In his free time, Dr. Zukerman loves spending time with his family and friends, exploring new food and travel destinations, playing music, and embracing all things UNC – especially basketball and football.

Dr. Zukerman and his team focus on providing high-quality comprehensive dental care in a relaxing, anxiety-free environment using the most modern technology – from aesthetic procedures involving smile makeovers to same-day CEREC crowns, Invisalign, dental implants, root canals, tooth-colored fillings, whitening, hygiene care, and more. Dr. Zukerman and his staff cannot wait to meet you and give you a personalized experience to address YOUR individual dental concerns.

Member of: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, North Carolina Dental Society.

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