Lani joined our team in 1995, and serves as our Office Manager.
Prior to joining our team, Lani attended Bellevue College and Everett Community College. With her extensive training in dental business administration and attention to detail, Lani coordinates patient accounts, processes insurance claims, manages laboratory communication and administrates our business finances. In addition, Lani brings her interior design and culinary talents to our office. In her spare time you will find Lani in the gym weight training, cardio and having a lot of fun, cooking, traveling with her husband, walking her dog Tallee, and organizing events with friends.
Lorraine is a registered dental assistant with over 20 years of clinical and technical dental experience.
Lorraine joined our staff in 2007 she holds an Associate degree in Arts and Sciences from Columbia Basin College, an Associate degree in Technical Arts from Tacoma Community College, and is a National Board Certified Graduate of the Dental Laboratory Technician program at Bates Technical College. Lorraine loves providing highly personalized care to her patients and working with Dr. Kinzer to create exquisite esthetic results.
Debi joined our team in 1986, and serves as Dr. Spear’s Executive Assistant.
Prior to joining the team, Debi attended Oakland College of Medical and Dental assistants and received her assisting degree in 1974. She’s worked in numerous specialty offices before joining us in 1986. Since then she has served as Dr. Spear’s front desk person & his chairside Assistant. Then in 1998 Debi transitioned to working with Dr. Spear in Seattle with “Spear Education” where she remains today. She also coordinates outside speaking requests for both Dr. Spear and Dr. Greggory Kinzer.
June is a registered certified dental assistant that joined our team in 2019.
June attended Olympic College in Bremeton, WA and Eton Technical institute in Port Orchard WA before earning her Dental assisting Certification in 2002. As a wife of a United states Naval Chief, she has had an incredible opportunity to travel the nation over the last 18 years since meeting her husband, in 2003. June has worked in several specialty practices, and has worked for leading doctors in their field across the nation in all aspects of dentistry. She has attended numerous continuing education courses and study clubs throughout her dental career.
Since relocating to West Seattle in 2019, she has brought her experience and expertise back to the state of Washington where she calls the PNW home. In her spare time June enjoys her family life and mothering her two teenage sons. She loves snowboarding, wakeboarding, hiking, travel, and landscape photography. Her passion and dedication to the health and wellbeing of others is what makes her not only special, but an absolute integral part of our team.
Elaine is a registered dental hygienist.
Elaine is a Washington native who grew up on Whidbey Island. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University. In addition, she obtained a Master’s in Public Health, with an emphasis on Health Education from the University of Washington. Elaine has continued to advance her education throughout her career and volunteered many hours of service to organizations supporting underserved communities.
Elaine has been a dental hygienist in the Seattle area for over 40 years with an emphasis on tailoring treatment and education to each patient's unique needs. As a result, she has developed a very extensive and loyal patient following. One of her proudest professional accomplishments, and greatest personal joys, has been the development of these long term relationships. Elaine is an avid traveler and if not on an adventure, she is most certainly planning one. She also loves to run and has competed in several elite marathons including Boston and New York City. Elaine is also well known for her baking creations and the delicious gifts from her kitchen as well as being a great resource for a good read. She is the mother of two adult daughters, two dogs and a cat named Sven.
Robert is our patient care coordinator.
Robert became a proud member of our team in 2021. He is a former Army brat who grew up all over the United States with his roots in Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, he moved to Seattle, and soon established a career in dental practice administration. Over the years, he has had the opportunity to work in all fields of dentistry from family to specialty practices, and considers dentistry a challenging, and rewarding career. When not in the dental office, Robert is a portrait photographer, and when not snapping his shudder, he enjoys spending time with his husband, and his Seattle family.