Board-Certified Orthodontist

Meet Dr. Zarate

With a dedication to delivering exceptional patient care, Dr. Zarate has a passion for building lasting relationships with her patients and their families while providing them with the highest quality treatment. Whether treating children, adolescents, or adults, she approaches each case with a personalized touch, tailoring treatment plans to meet individual needs and preferences.

Creating Exciting Smiles

For Dr. Zarate, the most fulfilling aspect of her work is the opportunity to make a positive impact on her patients' lives. From guiding children through the formative years of dental development to helping adults achieve the smiles they've always dreamed of, she approaches each case with dedication and enthusiasm. She takes pride in creating a welcoming environment with open communication and trust, ensuring that each patient feels supported and empowered throughout their orthodontic journey.

Dr. Zarate was born and raised in Tampa Bay, so she is excited to serve the community that shaped her. Her love for her hometown fuels her enthusiasm for providing top-notch orthodontic care, as she understands the transformative impact a confident smile can have on an individual's life.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science - University of Central Florida
  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine - Nova Southeastern University
  • Orthodontic Certificate - University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Master of Science in Dentistry - University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Florida Association of Orthodontists
  • Hillsborough County Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

Outside of the Office

Outside of the office Dr. Zarate enjoys doing hot yoga, traveling, and attending Tampa Bay Lightning games. She also enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends, especially by the water.