Spear welcomes Kevin Kwiecien, DMD, MS, FAGD to dental faculty to oversee digital clinical content
Spear Education is honored to introduce Kevin Kwiecien, DMD, MS, FAGD, a member of the Spear resident faculty. Dr. Kwiecien will also serve as director of Spear Digital Suite, responsible for creating and overseeing digital clinical content.
Dr. Kwiecien will serve as director of Spear Digital Suite, responsible for creating and overseeing digital clinical content. He is also a member of the Spear faculty practice.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Kwiecien,” says Spear’s Executive Vice President of Research and Development Steve Ratcliff, DDS, MS. “We have the utmost respect for his experience and passion for dentistry, and his personal commitment to creating a safe learning environment for all dentists. He exemplifies what we celebrate most within our profession.”
Dr. Kwiecien holds a master’s degree in health-care administration and has more than 17 years of private practice experience with eight years in academia.
Most recently, Dr. Kwiecien served as assistant professor of restorative dentistry at Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry and director of the university’s faculty dental practice, director of patient admissions, and director of the urgent care clinic, as well as course director of pre-clinical fixed prosthodontics and co-course director of advanced restorative concepts for third- and fourth-year students.
Dr. Kwiecien’s appreciation for and dedication to high-level continuing education began with Dr. Frank Spear more than 13 years ago. He has completed the curriculum at the L.D. Pankey Institute, has belonged for several years to a Tucker Gold Study Club, and many additional accomplishments, including a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been a member of the Spear visiting faculty since its inception.
Dr. Kwiecien is a past-president of the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry. He also maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of Operative Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Equilibration Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
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