Meet the Specialist

Meet the Specialist

Zahra Afsharzand, DMD

Comprehensive Dental Specialist – West Deptford, NJ
Cosmetic, Implant, Sleep Apnea & More!
New Jersey Prosthodontist Certification #5584

AfsharzandDr. Afsharzand has been a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine since 1994. She is a former group leader and is currently a part time clinical associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She established Cherry Hill Dental Excellence in 2004, providing general and specialty prosthodontic dental treatment in a unique clinical setting. She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, the American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association and the American Dental Association.

West Deptford Dental Excellence offers a high level of care with focus on quality patient relationships.  Her practice is committed to making sure every dental experience is comfortable, personalized and affordable. She is part of a trusted South Jersey tradition of clinical excellence, offering state-of-the art services.

Dr. Afsharzand has been married for many years and has two grown daughters, one just graduated college and her other is just starting college. Dr. Afsharzand continues to excel her knowledge and skills by going to numerous continuing education courses. She enjoys painting, yoga, likes to travel in her free time and recently started pursuing scuba diving as a hobby.


  • American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)
  • American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Southern Dental Society of New Jersey (SDSNJ)
  • New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA)

Prosthodontists specialize in the restoration and replacement of teeth. These dental specialists receive two years of postdoctoral, specialized training. Rigorous training and experience provide prosthodontists with the special understanding of the dynamics of the smile, the preservation of a healthy mouth, and the creation of tooth replacements. Serving as the architect” of a dental treatment plan, prosthodontists collaborate with general dentists, specialists and other health professionals to develop solutions to your dental concerns.