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Dr. Derek Grzanich, Root Canal Specialist

Derek Grzanich, D.D.S., M.S.D is a graduate of the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After graduation he returned to his hometown in Illinois where he practiced general dentistry for eight years. He moved to Houston to pursue his passion for Endodontics and studied at Houston School of Dentistry in The University of Texas Health Science Center where he received a Certificate in Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree.

While he was in residency at the University of Texas, Dr. Grzanich received first place research awards from both the American Association of Endodontists and the Greater Houston Dental Society Star of the South for his clinical cases and presentation. His presentation was called “Intentional Replantation. Saving Hopeless Natural Teeth.” He also received a research award from the American Association of Endodontists for his thesis research on Determination of Pulp Response Following Crown Preparation.

Dr. Grzanich is a faculty member at the OSF GPR program in Peoria, IL, and is visiting faculty at the Houston School of Dentistry. He’s a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society.

In his spare time Dr. Grzanich enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He enjoys golfing, skiing, exercising, gardening, and traveling.

"I strongly recommend doing your orthodontic treatment with Dr. Moravej. In less than 3 months my upper jaw teeth now look great! We are still working on the bottom ones and I'm sure it will look just as good!”
- Michelle M.
"The staff at Memorial City Smiles were timely, communicative, and efficient. It was the most relaxed visit to a dentist I have had. They did a great job communicating what they were doing, who they were and the whole process. I enjoyed my visit.”
- Elizabeth O.
"I am always impressed at each visit that I am greeted warmly by everyone and called by name. They are a friendly group and very professional in their work. I will gladly recommend them to my friends.”
- Lucy W.
"Great experience at this office. The Doctor is very professional, the staff is excellent and most importantly they are always ready for appointments when scheduled!!! Highly recommend this practice!!!”
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"Efficient, knowledgeable, kind, and caring. These words describe every single person at Memorial City Smiles. Dr. Moravej will put you at ease with his awesome bedside manner!”
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Beginning the week of July the 9th, our hours are changing to better serve our patients.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The practice will be closed Sundays and Mondays. Please call today to schedule your appointment.