Spear Education Honors 24 Dental Professionals for Completing Comprehensive Workshop Curriculum

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Spear Education is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Spear Core Workshop Curriculum by 24 dedicated dental professionals. These individuals earned this distinction by finishing the final workshop in the curriculum pathway, Advanced Treatment Planning, on December 12, 2024.

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This comprehensive curriculum path comprises 182 continuing education credit hours, guiding participants through a transformative journey to achieve mastery in precision treatment planning, occlusal mastery, worn dentition expertise, phased treatment proficiency, and a patient-centric approach.

Congratulations to the following graduates:

  1. Adela Cabrera, El Paso Quality Dentistry, El Paso, Texas
  2. Elizabeth Beard, Renew Dental, Lubbock, Texas
  3. Jeremy Ely, Dental Crafters, Marshfield, Wisconsin
  4. Tom Fraser, Advanced Dental Group, West Palm Beach, Florida
  5. Chitra Hardikar, Smile Creations of Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina
  6. Karen Harris, Karen Harris DMD Renewal & Cosmetic Dentistry, St. Louis, Missouri
  7. Andrew Jorgensen, Pine Grove Dental Arts, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  8. Eric Langenwalter, East Alton Dental Group, East Alton, Illinois
  9. Glenn Miller, Richboro Family Dentistry, LLC, Richboro, Pennsylvania
  10. Matt Milana, Arcadia Dentistry, Phoenix, Arizona
  11. Resmi Nair, Carewell Dental, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
  12. Andrew Newman, Huffman Family Dentistry, Anchorage, Alaska
  13. Poorva Parnaik, Dental Creations, Medford, New Jersey
  14. Sarah Phillips, Family Tree Dentistry, Santa Clarita, California
  15. Justin Poff, Poff Dental Associates, Nashville, Tennessee
  16. Kirk R. Rathburn, Kirk Rathburn DDS, Boulder, Colorado
  17. Jonathon Rogers, Rogers Family Dental, Greenville, Tennessee
  18. Josh Rogoff, Rogoff Dental Group, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  19. Jackie Schuler, Dakota Dental, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  20. Brad Slominski, Dental Crafters, Marshfield, Wisconsin
  21. Maria Tapia, Dentistry by Design Palisades, Pacific Palisades, California
  22. Shannon Thorsteinson, Wellspring Dental, Atlanta, Georgia
  23. Tara Ziaya, Dental Crafters, Marshfield, Wisconsin
  24. Derrick Ziemba, Pioneer Valley Dental Arts, Longmeadow, Massachusetts

These individuals have successfully completed Spear’s six-workshop curriculum path, which includes Treatment Planning with Confidence, Occlusion in Clinical Practice, Advanced Occlusion, Worn Dentition, Phasing and Sequencing Complex Treatment, and Advanced Treatment Planning.

“I am extremely proud of each graduate who has completed the Spear Core Workshop Curriculum. They are among the elite of the dental industry because of all of the work they have put in to elevate their clinical expertise,” said Gregg Kinzer, DDS, MSD, Spear’s faculty chair and chief curriculum and campus officer. “This group has been a great pleasure to teach. They have challenged us, learned from each other, and I know will continue to go forward and provide exceptional dentistry.”

The Spear Core Workshop Curriculum path is designed to help individuals master everything from confidently treatment planning complex cases and restoring a patient’s bite to the proper technique to use to diagnose and treat worn dentition. Conducted over two or three-day sessions at Spear’s campus in Scottsdale, Arizona, it combines in-person lectures and hands-on training. This unique format allows participants to integrate the curriculum seamlessly into their busy schedules, with multiple sessions available throughout the year.

To learn more about how you can elevate your skills to the next level through the Spear Education Workshop Curriculum path, visit https://content.speareducation.com/core-curriculum-workshops-master-clinician-program?hs_preview=WovmtoNM-148191138632.