One of dentistry’s most respected clinicians and educators, Dr. Spear is the founder and director of Spear Education. His lectures, seminars and workshops have transformed how dentists approach dentistry today.

Dr. Spear is an affiliate professor of the graduate prosthodontics program at the University of Washington. He and Dr. Greggory Kinzer maintain a private practice in Seattle limited to esthetics and fixed prosthodontics. 

Driven by a passion to see each dentist master the knowledge, skills and techniques of advanced dentistry and patient-centric treatment plans, Dr. Spear's  work and contributions have been recognized by numerous associations and groups including the Saul Schluger Memorial Award for Excellence in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Distinguished Alumnus Award from Pacific Lutheran University.

Dr. Spear's memberships include the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists. He is also the former president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Spear earned his dental degree in 1979, and an M.S.D. in periodontal prosthodontics in 1982, both from the University of Washington.