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Redefining how Dentists Approach Dentistry

The Spear Faculty: Outstanding clinicians, trusted colleagues and exceptional educators representing the most respected minds in dentistry today.


Resident Faculty

The Spear Faculty has influenced practitioners throughout the world, enabling them to provide better patient care and enjoy greater success in their practices.

Focused on patient-centric dental healthcare, advanced clinical techniques and enhanced business acumen, each Spear Education instructor provides a unique perspective to dental treatment plans, diagnosis and lab work.


Jeffrey Bonk

Jeffrey Bonk

Dr. Bonk is a member of the Spear resident faculty. He has more than three decades of dental experience and is devoted to sharing his knowledge and skills of advanced restorative dentistry.

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Cheryl DeWood

Cheryl DeWood

Dr. DeWood is a member of the Spear resident faculty with more than 35 years of dental wisdom. She brings a unique perspective to Spear through her experience as both a general dentist and practicing orthodontist.

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Gary DeWood

Gary DeWood

Dr. DeWood is the Executive Vice President of Spear Practice Solutions, the coaching and consulting arm of Spear Education. As one of the founding members of Spear, he previously served as Executive Vice President of Curriculum and Clinical Education for nearly a decade.

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Darin Dichter

Darin Dichter

Dr. Dichter is a member of the Spear resident faculty. He brings nearly 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience – both as a general dentist and as a prosthodontist – to his position with Spear.

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Greggory Kinzer

Greggory Kinzer

Dr. Kinzer is a member of the Spear resident faculty, committed to advancing the art and science of restorative dentistry,

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Kevin Kwiecien

Kevin Kwiecien

As a member of the Spear resident faculty, Dr. Kwiecien serves as director of Spear Online, responsible for creating and overseeing digital clinical content.

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Imtiaz Manji

Imtiaz Manji

As chairman of Spear, Mr. Manji provides the strategic vision and corporate leadership for the company as well as being a preeminent educator in the field of practice management.

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Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson

Dr. Mendelson is Spear's executive vice president of client services, responsible for all aspects of Study Club (excluding curriculum) and Faculty Club.

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Ricardo Mitrani

Ricardo Mitrani

Dr. Mitrani is a member of the Spear Faculty, the executive director of Spear Digest and a Spear Seminar instructor.

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Steve Ratcliff

Steve Ratcliff

Dr. Ratcliff is Spear's executive vice president of business development, and is the architect of Spear Study Clubs and a member of the faculty practice.

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Jeff Rouse

Jeff Rouse

Dr. Rouse is a member of the Spear Resident Faculty, teaching seminars and workshops focusing on airway prosthodontics.

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Frank Spear

Frank Spear

Dr. Spear is the founder and director of Spear and one of the most recognized educators in restorative and esthetic dentistry.

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Robert Winter

Robert Winter

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.

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