Office Hours

Office Hours for “The Gum Doctor”

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am to 12pm, closed for lunch, 1pm to 4:30pm.

Wednesday office is closed for administrative purposes.

Friday 9am to 12pm, closed for lunch, 1pm to 4pm.

Saturday is for surgery, by appointment only. ( The business office is not open Saturdays; phone inquiries will not be answered until the regular business hours. )

Saturdays are only reserved surgery treatment, and patients are given Dr. Zale’s personal phone number.


Our patients discomfort is a concern. Dr. Zale is available for urgent consultation. Contact Dr. Zale via a page, or a message on his cell phone; these personal phone numbers are provided in writing on the surgery information titled “symptoms to monitor”.

To page: call then when prompted enter your number, hang up. While waiting for a return call, please review the post-op instructions. Incidentally, be assured that our surgery patients have very few serious side effects. Some discomfort is expected after minor surgery, but if the prescribed medication is not enough, please call after waiting for any effect, about 40 min after the last dose of analgesic.