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The 2020 MDA Annual Session will be held April 29 - May 2 at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids. A majority of the scheduled speakers appear below (not all provided photos). Click on a speaker to view his/her bio.

2020 Annual Session Speakers

Frank Spear, DDS, MSD

Frank Spear, DDS, MSD

Founder/Director of Spear Education

Speaker Bio

One of dentistry’s most respected clinicians and educators, Dr. Frank Spear is the founder and director of Spear Education. His lectures, seminars and workshops have transformed how dentists approach dentistry today. In addition to his work with Spear Education, Dr. Spear is an affiliate professor of the graduate prosthodontics program at the University of Washington. In addition to his faculty and practice responsibilities, Dr. Spear maintains a busy lecture schedule, presenting dental continuing education in North America, Europe, and Asia. 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 and an MSD in periodontal prosthodontics from the University of Washington. He and Dr. Greggory Kinzer maintain a private practice in Seattle limited to esthetics and fixed prosthodontics.

Speaker Events

Friday, May 1
Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning in Patients with Complex Dental Problems involving Esthetics and Function
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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