Dr. Marty Zase is a highly qualified cosmetic dentist who combines clinical expertise with artistic vision to create beautiful and healthy smiles that last a lifetime.

Dr. Zase has achieved the prestigious Accredited Member status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. This accomplishment is currently held by fewer than 400 dentists worldwide and represents the acknowledgement of a dentist’s excellence in cosmetic dentistry. The accreditation process is administered by the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Marty Zase receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
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Education & Credentials

  • BA, (biology), Boston University, College of Liberal Arts
  • DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • MAGD, Mastership, Academy of General Dentistry
  • AAACD, Accredited, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • FACD, Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • FADFE, Fellow, International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics
  • Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy


New London County Dental Society
Connecticut State Dental Association
American Dental Association
Connecticut Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry
Master (MAGD)
Lifelong Learning and Service Award recipient (LLSR)
New England Masters Study Group, (AGD)
American College of Dentists, Fellow (FACD)
New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
President NEACD
Board of Directors
International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, Fellow
Pierre Fauchard Academy, Fellow
Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics, Hall of Fame
Global Dental Seminars, Hall of Fame
Top Clinicians in Continuing Education (Dentistry Today) 2008,09,10,11,12,13,14,15,16
Best Dentists in America
America’s Top Dentists
Top Dentists in Hartford – Hartford Magazine
Connecticut’s Top Dentists – Connecticut Magazine
Guest lecturer in Cosmetics:
Nova Southeastern Dental School
Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
Univ. of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
New York University College of Dentistry
Contemporary Esthetics, Editorial Board
Journal of Academy of General Dentistry, Reviewer
Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Past-Editorial Board
Pre-White/WiterX Corp., Clinical Advisor
Whitening Council and Key Educators – Ultradent
Key Opinion Leaders – Danville
Key Influencer – Dental Economics
Key Opinion Leaders in Dentistry – Ivoclar
Key Opinion Leaders – AMD Lasers
Key Opinion Leaders – Centrix
Key Opinion Leaders – 3M-Espe
Key Opinion Leaders – Cosmedent
Key Opinion Leaders – Whiter Image
Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS)
International Society of Police Surgeons
Colchester Business Association
CBA Board of Directors
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Accredited Member
President (2006-2007)
Board of Accreditation Examiners
Past Presidents Advisory Council
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee
Lifetime Achievement Award recipients

Dr. Marty Zase in one of his famous
Hawaiian shirts

Accredited Member and Past-President
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Marty Zase authored the chapter
“The Magic Behind Your Smile”
Tick Tock, Stop the Clock by Lois W. Stern

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Dr. Marty Zase receives Fellowship from American Society for Aesthetic Dentistry and Diplomate status from the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.
He is the only dentist in Connecticut Board Certified in Aesthetic Dentistry.

More About Dr. Zase

Dr. Marty Zase and his assistant Anna Lorenzo

Marty Zase was a disc jockey for eight years before becoming a dentist and is an instrument rated pilot. He is a diehard Red Sox fan, an avid reader, a not quite adequate golfer, and a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute, Starfleet Academy, and the Landmark Education Forum and Curriculum for Living. Dr. Zase received a B.A. from Boston University and his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. A former clinical instructor in restorative dentistry at Tufts, he is guest lecturer in cosmetic dentistry at the University of Connecticut, Nova Southeastern, New York University, and Louisiana State University Dental Schools. He has published over sixty dental articles, has served on the editorial or review boards of The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Contemporary Esthetics, and General Dentistry magazines, and lectures internationally on cosmetic dentistry.

He is one of only a dozen dentists in the world to have both a Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry and an Accreditation in Cosmetics from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He practices in the Colchester Dental Group and is the only dentist in the greater Hartford area Accredited by the AACD. He was the 2006-2007 President of the AACD, the largest cosmetic dentistry organization in the world. He serves on the AACD Board of Accreditation Examiners and mentors Accreditation candidates. At the AACD, he was one of the developers of both the University Advisory Council and the Private Education Advisory Council to help spread the teaching of cosmetic dentistry to dental students at all stages of their careers. He is the President of the New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

He has developed numerous techniques and instruments that are currently used in modern cosmetic dentistry. He has taken advanced training in oral conscious sedation to provide dentistry with the absolute minimal of patient discomfort. He was inducted into the Dental Hall of Fame by the genR8TNext Internet dental community (now the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics) in acknowledgement of his contributions to dental education. For his contributions to dentistry and dental education, he has also been granted fellowships in the American College of Dentists (FACD), the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics (FADFE). Dr. Zase was given the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition award by the Academy of General Dentistry and has just been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut and is available online at Dr. Zase can usually be found around town, dressed in a Hawaiian shirt and matching socks.

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