Dr. Dichter brings nearly 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience, both as a general dentist and as a prosthodontist, to his position with Spear.

Dr. Dichter has served as a guest lecturer and clinical instructor at OHSU, teaching occlusion and esthetics. He has been a member of the visiting faculty at Spear since its genesis, as well as a contributing author for Spear Digest. He is passionate about education and is involved with multiple study groups in the United States and Canada.

Dr. Dichter earned a D.M.D. from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 1995 and maintained a private practice in Oregon for 16 years before completing a full-time residency in advanced prosthodontics at UCLA.