A Unique and Integrated Approach

Greggory A. Kinzer, DDS, MSD

Dr. Kinzer is a native of Washington State. He grew up in Walla Walla, WA and attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees. He received his D.D.S. degree in 1995 and his M.S.D. and certificate in Prosthodontics in 1998. Dr. Kinzer is a gifted academician and clinician and is considered an expert in restorative and esthetic dentistry around the world.

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Jill E. Hansen-Kinzer, DDS

Dr. Hansen-Kinzer graduated from University of Washington Dental School in 1999. Since then she has owned and operated a full-time microscope based practice in Gig Harbor, WA. Dr. Hansen-Kinzer is passionate about dental education and carries a deep commitment to ongoing advancement of her clinical skills and knowledge as well as that of the team.

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Frank M. Spear, DDS, MSD

As the founder and director of Spear Education, Dr. Spear continues to be recognized as one of the premier educators in esthetic and restorative dentistry in the world today. Dr. Spear earned his dental degree from the University of Washington in 1979, and an MSD in periodontal prosthodontics in 1982, also from the University of Washington.

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Meet Our Team

Our staff is here to serve you

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.

Jodi graduated from Pierce College in 1988 and has worked 22 years mastering non-surgical periodontal therapy techniques and procedures.

Jodi provides her patients compassionate, exquisite care in a warm environment and has committed herself to facilitating the patients' ability to achieve optimal oral health.

Jodi is a national and international educator, clinician, and lecturer. She has presented over a 150 lectures and workshops on advanced integration of ultrasonic and hand instrumentation. Jodi currently serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry Department of Dental Hygiene. She is a Friends of Hu-Friedy Thought Leader, valued for her involvement with biofilm research, instrument development and training. She is nationally recognized as an expert in endoscope and ultrasonic instrumentation.

Outside of clinical practice as a clinical research associate she has been involved with therapeutic product development and the effect on dental biofilms. Jodi is passionate about non-surgical therapy, root morphology, and the results of thorough periodontal debridement.

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.