As a member of the Spear Resident Faculty, Dr. Winter teaches seminars and workshops at the Spear Campus, produces study club modules, and creates a variety of clinical and technical online content. As one of the world's most prolific prosthodontists and ceramists, he enables Spear dentists to understand the interdependence between laboratory procedures, treatment planning, restorative techniques and materials.

Dr. Winter has taught more than 700 didactic, clinical, and technical courses in more than 40 countries. For the past 31 years, he has maintained a private practice limited to prosthodontics, and currently practices in Newport Beach, Calif., and Dallas, Tex. He has also owned and operated a dental laboratory since starting his career, and is the founder of The Winter Laboratory. He is the current president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Winter graduated in 1981 from Marquette University School of Dentistry, and completed his prosthodontic specialty residency at the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee in 1983.