About Dr. Zimmer

Dr. Zimmer grew up near Spokane, and received his B.S. degree from Gonzaga University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He then attended and graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, receiving his D.D.S. degree. At graduation he was honored with the Academy of General Dentistry's Achievement Award for demonstrating outstanding promise in the practice of general dentistry. The United States Army awarded him consecutive full academic scholarships for both university degrees. He served in the United States Army as a General Dental Officer, with assignments in West Germany, South Korea, and Fort Lewis. In 1986 he established his solo dental practice in Tacoma.

Dr. Zimmer is a member of the Pierce County Dental Society (PCDS), the Washington State Dental Association (WSDA), the American Dental Association (ADA), and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). He recently completed a 4 year term on the WSDA’s Committee for the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference.

Seattle Metro Magazine has honored Dr. Zimmer by selecting him for their "Best Dentists of the Seattle Area" award for 2014 through 2022.