Meet the Doctor
Dr. Soledad Razuri-ZuchDDS
My name is Soledad Razuri-Zuch, and I am so happy to join the team of Desert Ridge Pediatric Dentistry.
Ever since I was very little, I wanted to be a dentist, and specifically a pediatric dentist. I have vivid memories of sitting my younger brother on the sink, and examining and cleaning his teeth, at only 4 years old! Having no dentists in our large family, my parents were surprised and also very supportive of my interest in dentistry.
I received my Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, in Lima, Peru. To pursue my dream to work with children, I continued my education at the University of Connecticut Health Center. There I first completed two years of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry, and then I continued with the residency in pediatric dentistry at UCONN for 2 years more, and then completed a one year fellowship, to get additional training. All through my training, I have been fortunate to have such great mentors, teachers, colleagues and friends. Dr. Libby and I met in the UCONN pediatric dentistry program, as we studied together, and I am grateful for her friendship and the opportunity to join her and her amazing team.
Besides dentistry, just like you, I wear many other hats! I am a wife, a mother, a cook, a driver… My husband, whom I also met in Connecticut is Dr. Jason Zuch, a periodontist who practices in Scottsdale. Our 4 children are Lucas, Vera, Vivian and Luisa. We like travelling, hiking, baking, cooking or simply watching a movie.
I am also a survivor! It is through the hardship and challenges that I faced, that I learned what a patient wants, what a patient needs and expects from a healthcare provider, whether it is from an assistant, a doctor, or a nurse.
It is my honor and my privilege to meet you and to be your dentist. I want to serve you in the best way that I can, and it is through the practice of dentistry that I love and serve our community.