John Yaccino, DDS

Meet Dr. Yaccino, San Antonio Endodontist

Dr. John YaccinoDr. John Yaccino, Colonel, USAF-Retired, was born in Oak Park, Illinois and grew up in the Chicago area. Dr. Yaccino graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois in 1981 with a BA in Biology. He worked as an Air Traffic Controller for four years before attending dental school. Dr. Yaccino graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and received his DDS in 1989.

Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Yaccino entered the United States Air Force and completed a one-year General Practice Residency program. After eight years as a general dentist, he was accepted into the Endodontics Residency program at Wilford Hall. He completed the Endodontics Residency in 1999 and practiced endodontics for 10 years, before returning to Lackland Air Force Base in 2009. Dr. Yaccino served as the Endodontics Residency Training Officer from 2009–2013 and as the Program Director from 2013–2015. He attained Board Certification in Endodontics in 2012. After 28 years of service, Col. Yaccino retired from the Air Force in 2017 and joined San Antonio Endodontics.

Dr. Yaccino also currently serves as the District V representative on the American Association of Endodontists Board of Directors and is a reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Yaccino served as a Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center Department of Endodontics, San Antonio, TX from 2013–2015 and as Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences from 2013–2017. His professional affiliations include the AAE, ADA, Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Yaccino has been married to his wife Kathy for 32 years, with whom he has two grown children, Kevin and Sarah. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, softball, fishing, reading, gardening, and home brewing.


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