Meet your dentist

Specializing in tooth conserving dentistry
Stephen Nozaki

Stephen Nozaki


Owner and lead dentist at Image Dental in Stockton, CA. Dr. Nozaki was born here in the Central Valley and is a fourth-generation Japanese American. Being the son of a missionary doctor, he spent many years abroad in places like Singapore, Taiwan, and Guam.

After graduating from high school in Guam in 1991, he received his undergraduate degree from California State University in biology.  He then pursued his master’s degree in epidemiology and doctorate degree from Loma Linda University in southern California. Dr. Nozaki completed his fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association in 2014.

He continues to learn the latest technology and modern dental techniques. Dr. Nozaki is a member of the ADACDA, the local San Joaquin Dental Society. He is also a diplomate with the International Dental Implant Association.

During his free time, he enjoys photography, snowboarding, surfing, golfing, mountain biking, scuba diving, running, and spending quality time with his wife, family, and friends.