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DentalWorks Chapel Hill has proudly stood behind many of Akron’s healthiest smiles since 1986. Our dentists are seasoned pros, eager to meet you. Call us today to ask about our affordable services or schedule an appointment online. 

Dr. Zasso & Associates (Chapel Hill), Inc.; Charles Zasso, DDS - Owner

Kumar Annam
DDS - Dentist

Venkatasuman Koppuravuri
DDS - Dentist

Myung Chang
DDS - Dentist

Sung Chi
DMD - Dentist

Bana Anbari
DDS - Periodontist

Jiafeng Gu
DDS - Orthodontist

DentalWorks Advantage Plan

Learn how to save 10%-60% on most dental procedures.

With the DentalWorks Advantage Discount Dental Plan, you will have access to discounts on a wide variety of dental care needs. Learn More.

Free Exam, X-rays, & Electric Toothbrush

Free Exam, X-rays, & Electric Toothbrush

Valid for new patients only.  Must complete initial exam to receive toothbrush.  Offer may not be combined with Dental HMO, PPO, government reimbursements, other discounts or promotions.  See practice for details.  Valid for appointments completed on or before 12/31/16.

Services We Offer

A full-service experience for the entire family.
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General Dentistry

By coming in for regularly scheduled dental care checkups and cleanings now, you can help prevent serious problems ranging from cavities to gum disease from occurring later. To help combat such issues, we offer:

  • Comprehensive dental care exams
  • Professional cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Fillings
  • Sealants
  • Extractions
  • Dental crowns
  • Nitrous
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Root canals

More Info: General Dental Services.pdf


Emergency Care

A chipped tooth, a lost filling: some of the most pressing dental problems have a habit of happening when you least expect them. Fortunately, we offer emergency dental services. If you have a problem that requires immediate treatment, our dentists do their best to take care of you as quickly as possible.

More Info: Emergency Dental Care.pdf



Self-conscious about wearing dentures? Don’t be.

Custom dentures look and feel natural, so the only thing people will see is a winning smile. Custom-designed to match your appearance as well as your bite, they’re protected by exceptionally long warranties. With so many sensibly priced styles, shades, and materials from which to choose, you’re sure to find a solution that fits your budget as comfortably as your dentures will fit you.

More Info: Custom Dentures.pdf


Don’t let a few missing teeth ruin your day – or your smile.

Custom-crafted dental partials can easily fill in any gaps and get your smile back to looking its best.

  • Acrylic Partials
  • Cast Metal Partials
  • Flexible Partials

More Info: Custom Partials.pdf


Cosmetic Dentistry

Not satisfied with your smile? We offer a variety of cosmetic dentistry services to brighten, whiten, repair, and restore your teeth.

  • In-office and at-home tooth whitening
  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Veneers
  • Zoom!®

More Info: Cosmetic Dentistry.pdf



Orthodontic braces and dental services are available.

If your teeth are out of line, our orthodontists can help straighten them out. They can correct misalignments to give children and adults alike the smile they’ve always dreamed of.

  • Clear aligners
  • Traditional orthodontics

More Info: Orthodontics.pdf


Dental Implants

One of the newest solutions to the age-old problem of missing teeth, dental implants are durable enough to last a lifetime.

They are placed into the bone, then restored to replace lost teeth or retain loose dentures.

  • Single tooth replacement
  • Multiple tooth replacement

More Info: Dental Implants.pdf


Oral Surgery

If you are having problems with your mouth or jaw, you may want to consider oral surgery. Our surgeons are equipped to diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and defects that may arise.

  • Tooth extraction
  • Dental implants
  • Facial injury treatment
  • Jaw alignment
  • Reconstructive treatment

  • Endodontic therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected.
  • If you are suffering from a severe toothache, please schedule an appointment today and see how we can help restore your tooth.
    • Root Canals
    • Endodontic Therapy

Insurance & Payment Options

How do I pay? Do you take my insurance?

With more major insurance plans accepted and a variety of financing options, we strive to get each patient the care they need. Click below to look for your provider or learn about our payment options.

Dentists in the DentalWorks network accept most major insurance plans – significantly more than most area dentists. Below are just some of the plans that are accepted. Each affiliated practice is a little different, so contact the practice nearest you for a complete list.Meet Our Dentists

  • Access Dental
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Access
  • Akron Beacon Journal Charity
  • AmeriPlan Discount
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant/Dental Health Alliance Discount
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careington
  • Cigna
  • CIGNAaccess
  • CompDent
  • CompDent Advantage
  • Coventry First Health
  • DeCare
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental Preferred
  • Delta Dental Premier
  • DeltaCare
  • Dental Benefit Providers/United Healthcare
  • Dental Health Alliance
  • Dentegra
  • DenteMax
  • GEHA Lincoln Dental Connect
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Maverest
  • MetLife
  • PCM/Aultra
  • Principal
  • Superior Dental
  • Traditional Insurance
  • UniCare
  • United Concordia
  • United Concordia National Fee For Service
  • WellPoint

Pay your way.
At DentalWorks, we accept about any form of payment you can think of (and probably a few you can't).

Cash, Credit, or Check:

Affiliated practices accept most major cards, including VISA®, MasterCard®, Discover®, and American Express®.

Sears® Card:

Select practices are conveniently located inside Sears® and accept your Sears card as payment for any dental treatment.*

*Sears cards are issued by Citibank, N.A.


The CareCredit credit card is an alternative to consumer credit cards, cash, or checks. With a CareCredit card you can make convenient monthly payments  instead of a lump sum prior to treatment. CareCredit helps makes it easier for cardholders to pay for the care they need. For more information visit


Genesis is a financing solution that provides a second chance to customers with less-than-perfect credit histories, enabling more patients to receive the treatment they deserve.

DentalWorks Advantage Discount Dental Plan:

With the DentalWorks Advantage Discount Dental Plan, you will have access to discounts on a wide variety of dental care needs.

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US Bank® Payment Portal:

DentalWorks affiliated practices offer a convenient online bill pay portal, powered by US Bank®.

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Meet Our Dentists

Kumar Annam, DDS

> Biography

Dr. Kumar Raghava Chowdary Annam earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the GPR Dental College and Hospital located in India before traveling stateside and earning his D.D.S. from New York University College of Dentistry, where he received honors in both Implants and Research. Dr. Annam was awarded the certificate of recognition for outstanding achievement, both academically and clinically in implant dentistry from American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He also attended "The Aesthetic Advantage" hands-on Aesthetic Continuum while at the NYU college of Dentistry. Dr. Annam is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends.

Venkatasuman Koppuravuri, DDS

> Biography

Dr. Venkatasuman Koppuravuri, DDS received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at New York University in 2009. Dr. Koppuravuri has demonstrated his commitment to continuing education that will enhance his dentistry skills. Dr. Koppuravuri stays active in his community by enjoying time with his friends and family when he can. Though family is not so close, he finds the time to visit.

Myung Chang, DDS

> Biography

Dr. Myung (Brian) W. Chang earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1993 at the University Of Southern California. He then went on to complete his Prosthodontic Residency-Specialty Training from the Northwestern University in 1996. Dr. Chang specializes in full-mouth implant reconstruction, esthetic restorative treatment, full-mouth crown restoration and removable dentures. Dr. Chang is also a member of the American Board of Prosthodontics. In his free time, Dr. Chang enjoys sports and music.

Sung Chi, DMD

> Biography

Dr. Chi's bio coming soon.

Bana Anbari, DDS

> Biography

Dr. Anbari is a board certified periodontist, and in addition to private practice, she is an assistant professor in the Periodontal Department at Case Western Reserve University where she received her periodontal and implants training, and earned her Master of Science degree in 2004. To remain at the forefront in the advanced fields of periodontics and dental implantology, as well as integrating new, successful techniques into her work, Dr. Anbari maintains a rigorous schedule of advanced clinical training and studies. Patients appreciate Dr. Anbari’s warm and friendly chair-side manners; her innate warmth, patience, and sincerity make all the difference in her care. When she’s not working, Dr. Anbari enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her family.

Jiafeng Gu, DDS

> Biography

Dr. Jiafeng Gu earned his medical degree from Fudan University in China in 2004. After earning his PhD degree in molecular biology from University of Southern California in 2009, he went on to attend Columbia University for his DDS degree. He then finished orthodontic specialty training from The Ohio State University with a Master of Science degree. His thesis at OSU was on evaluation of Invisalign treatment effectiveness and efficiency. Dr. Gu has demonstrated commitment to providing people with beautiful and confident smiles with state of art techniques. He received numerous academic awards, including New York Academy of Dentistry Exemplary Professional Conduct Award, Academy of Operative Dentistry Award and Milton G. Schlesinger Research Excellence Award etc. He was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society at Columbia University. He served as oral session chair at 2011 IADR general session in San Diego. He has published more than 10 scientific articles and presented at multiple conferences. Dr. Gu is a member of American Association of Orthodontists and American Dental Association. In his spare time, Dr. Gu and his wife Lin enjoy traveling or cooking and reading at home.