Accreditations

Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow)
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 40,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their profession through a commitment to continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States, and it is the only association that exclusively represents the needs and interests of general dentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and overall coordination of services related to patients’ oral health needs.

American Dental Association
Founded in 1859, the not-for-profit American Dental Association is the nation’s largest dental association, representing more than 161,000 dentist members. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients. The ADA is committed to its members and to the improvement of oral health for the public. The vision of the ADA is to be the recognized leader on oral health with its mission to help all members succeed.

Washington State Dental Association
The Washington State Dental Association’s 4,000 member dentists are committed to cost-effective solutions that prevent disease and ensure quality oral health for all Washingtonians. WSDA is a leader in developing innovative public policy solutions, working with community organizations, government agencies, and legislators to strengthen the dental safety net and reduce barriers to care.

Kitsap County Dental Society

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (Fellowship Eligible)
The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain promotes the advancement of knowledge in Craniofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Disorders, and Dental Sleep Medicine by providing a common ground for clinical practice and research to professionals for the benefit of the public. The AACP is committed to the relief of craniofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders and dental sleep related disorders and supporting the advancement of education, research and dissemination of knowledge and skills in these areas.

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Established in 1991, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine is the only non-profit national professional society dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. The AADSM is the leading national organization for dentists who use oral appliance therapy to manage sleep-disordered breathing, which includes snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

Spear Faculty Club

The Spear Faculty Club was created for dentists who are dedicated to their patients. They work diligently to:

  • Improve their knowledge and skills
  • Provide you with an exceptional dental experience
  • Earn the trust you have placed in them

Spear Faculty Club members are passionate about dentistry. Your dentist and the dental team in this office have committed to a lifetime of clinical learning and professional development.

About Spear

We serve dentists who are dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence that transforms their practices and the lives of their patients. Every experience we provide is carefully designed to guide dentists to a higher level of skill and experience, to reach and maintain the highest standards in clinical dental care and practice acumen. Learn more at speareducation.com.

Omicron Kappa Upsilon (Dental honors fraternity)
OKU was founded in 1914-admission and membership being limited to those dental students who have distinguished themselves by excellence in scholarship, while demonstrating exemplary traits of character and potential qualities for future professional growth and attainments.