Our Team

staffpicFeb17Welcome to Zaki Orthodontics located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dr. Zaki is a respected, educated and trained orthodontist. Our practice’s top priority is to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly and comfortable environment.

We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry, such as Invisalign® and clear ceramic braces, in addition to traditional braces. Zaki Orthodontics uses the latest in computer technology (digital imaging and advanced computer graphics) to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible.

We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. Whether you’re an adult, adolescent or child, our orthodontics team is committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve – a healthy, beautiful one!


Our Team – Zaki Orthodontics Virginia Beach

Tarek O. Zaki, D.D.S.

Dr. Zaki - Orthodontist in Virginia Beach

Dr. Zaki – Orthodontist – Virginia Beach


Dr. Tarek O. Zaki obtained his DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery, degree from New York’s Columbia University. That is where he also completed a residency in orthodontics. Dr. Zaki has been in private practice since 1986, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Click here to find out more about Dr. Zaki.

Zaki Orthodontics in Virginia Beach is structured to provide you and your family with both the best possible service and the highest quality of orthodontics.






Zaki Orthodontics Orthodontics Assistants - Alyssa


Zaki Orthodontics – Alyssa: Office Manager

Alyssa is originally from a small town in Ohio. She attended Sinclair Community College for general education and Dental Assistant Pro Academy for Dental Assisting. She and her husband moved to Virginia Beach in 2014. She is a huge dog lover and enjoys spending time outdoors and trying new things. Alyssa loves that she gets to help transform people’s smiles.









Zaki Orthodontics – Diana: Bookkeeper

Diana has been the practice’s bookkeeper since 1987. She grew up in Virginia Beach and has an M.A. in International Studies from Old Dominion University. When not in the office, she enjoys gardening, volunteering with the Virginia Beach Master Gardeners and assisting Dr. Zaki with their backyard honey bees.







Zaki Orthodontics – Orthodontic Assistants

Our Orthodontic Assistants are Corina, Erica, Cesia, Katie, Kim and Lynae. They have extensive training and experience in all phases of orthodontic treatment.

Zaki Orthodontics Head Orthodontic Assistant Lynae


Zaki Orthodontics – Lynae: Orthodontic Assistant

Lynae has been with Zaki Orthodontics since March 2011. She is originally from southeast Texas, where she received her Dental Assistant Certification. In her free time, Lynae enjoys fishing, riding four wheelers and being outdoors. She is our former Head Orthodontic Assistant and stepped down as our head assistant to pursue nursing school. She is looking forward to continuing her education in healthcare.





Zaki Orthodontics Virginia Beach Orthodontics Assistants - Corina


Zaki Orthodontics – Corina: Orthodontic Assistant

Corina is originally from West Texas.  She and her husband moved to Hampton Roads in 2011. In her spare time, Corina enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys Gavin and Garrett.  She loves cooking and is very passionate about Crossfit.  She is excited about being able to make patients happy by providing good service and giving them a great smile.






Zaki Orthodontics Virginia Beach Orthodontics Assistants - Erica


Zaki Orthodontics – Erica: Orthodontic Assistant

Erica grew up in Virginia Beach and graduated from Dental Careers Foundation.  Ever since having braces herself, she has wanted to work in an orthodontic office to help others achieve a great smile. Erica enjoys hiking and being active.








Zaki Orthodontics – Cesia: Orthodontic Assistant

Cesia grew up in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated from Dental Careers Foundation.  She enjoys being able to help patients have an amazing smile that they are confident about. Cesia loves spending her free time with her family and her dog, Ace.








 Zaki Orthodontics- KatieOrthodontic Assistant

Katie grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia. She received her Associates Degree in Science from Tidewater Community College, graduated from Dental Careers Foundation, and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She loves cats and enjoys hiking, kayaking, and running in her free time. Katie is excited to help patients get a beautiful smile.







 Zaki Orthodontics- Kim:Orthodontic Assistant

Kim was born in California and raised in Virginia beach, Virginia. She graduated from Dental Careers Foundation and is working on her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys painting, volleyball and kayaking.

All of our team members will gladly answer any questions that you may have about your treatment. We know you will find our orthodontic team to be extremely friendly and helpful.




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What makes our office unique?

Zaki Orthodontics is not one of those large, impersonal orthodontic practices. We pride ourselves on a family friendly environment and individual attention. Our team goes to great lengths to make sure you know your insurance and financing options. We also offer 2nd opinions that include a free comprehensive consultation, so you know exactly what your treatment includes for your unique needs.


Our mission is to provide the highest quality orthodontic care available to you. We ultimately strive for excellence by working closely with your family dentist, by using the latest in modern technology, the highest quality materials and by continuously studying our specialty.We are determined to provide a happy and successful experience for you.

Click here for patient information, scheduling appointments, office hours and insurance and financing information. 

Call us today for your appointment (757) 416-1100.



Zaki Orthodontics serves Virginia Beach and the surrounding cities of Norfolk and Chesapeake Virginia. Dr. Zaki provides you and your family with orthodontic treatments that will improve your bite, smile and confidence, giving you a beautiful smile. Dr. Zaki will create a custom orthodontic plan for your teeth, from children to teenagers to adults. Whether you are looking for braces, Invisalign®, dental appliances, treatment for temporomandibular disorders, bonding or teeth whitening, Dr. Zaki is the educated and experienced orthodontist to provide you with the highest quality Virginia Beach orthodontics.

Dr. Zaki obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University in New York; where he also completed a residency in orthodontics. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and has been in private practice since 1986.