Meet Dr. Zinney


Dr. William Zinney is a Board Certified Periodontist with expertise in implant surgery and regenerative procedures utilizing the patient’s own growth factors. He is one of the most experienced specialists in the country in full mouth, implant-based reconstructions, “Teeth in a Day” procedures and Smile Transformations. Dr. Zinney has been practicing in the Atlanta area since 1988. He obtained his BA in Psychology and Masters in Neurobiology from the University of Arizona. He is a 1986 graduate of the Emory University School of Dentistry, completing his Periodontal Surgery residency in 1988.

Restoring your oral health and creating a healthy, youthful, vital smile are the driving passions of Dr. Zinney. Having practiced for over 30 years as a Periodontist he is a pioneer in implant and esthetic periodontal procedures. His collaborative care approach has evolved throughout his career. Dr. Zinney’s respect for his patient’s time has created a less complex, more efficient and cost-effective model for patient-centered care. Dr. Zinney’s strives to truly understand his patients wants and needs to provide highly specialized treatments that meet the patient’s goals.


Dr. Zinney’s practice has an emphasis in implant dentistry and microsurgical and regenerative techniques. He lectures on esthetic periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants, and the impact of systemic disease on oral health via his depth of scientific research and the latest treatment approaches. Dr. Zinney focuses primarily on full mouth, immediate implant restoration and the use of patient-derived growth factors in surgical and non-surgical applications. His treatment goals are to restore a patient’s tooth function and appearance to a youthful condition.

Dr. Zinney is a leading surgeon of the immediate implant-supported hybrid procedure, also known as “Teeth in a Day”. He is an integral part of the collaborative team including Dr. Bahar Nia, himself and skilled dental lab technicians and the most advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures to enable you to achieve a healthy and attractive smile all under one roof at Buckhead Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. Let our compassionate, highly skilled team help you find your “Dental Fountain of Youth”. Outside of his dental world, Dr. Zinney enjoys traveling & spending time with his wife and children.


Academic Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontics
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists