Resident Feature - Zachary Hansen

Dec. 13, 2022

Zachary Hansen will graduate from the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program in 2023. 


portrait of Dr. Zachary Hansen
Dr. Zachary Hansen

Q. Where are you from?
A. I grew up in Blackfoot, Idaho

Q. What age did you know you wanted to be a dentist?
A.  I was in my early 20s; I started shadowing dentists during college. 

Q. What you love about Rochester area?
A. I like the beautiful trees. I come from a place with far fewer. 

Q. Favorite thing about EIOH?
A.  I have great faculty, coresidents, and staff! I like being a part of the pediatric dental team.

Q. You’re having a bad day – what do you do to feel better?
A.  I go home and dance in the living room. 

Q. Hobbies or talents?
A.  I like try and keep my plants alive. 

Q. Why do you want to be a pediatric dentist?
A.  I want to be a pediatric dentist because I prefer working on baby teeth (for several reasons)!

Q. Why did you pick EIOH?
A.  I found the team-oriented and supportive atmosphere very attractive.  

Q. Best part of program so far?
A.  Honestly my favorite day was my very first day. We had a very unconventional and fun orientation!

Q. Favorite place in Rochester?
A. I love Hedonist Ice Cream (strawberry)!