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Dental Digest Podcast with Dr. Melissa Seibert

Jul 22, 2023





Jeffrey S. Rouse, D.D.S. maintains a private practice in San Antonio, Texas and practiced with Drs. Gregg Kinzer and Frank Spear in Seattle, Washington. In 2017, he became a member of the Resident Faculty at Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ. He was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from 2004-2019. After graduation from dental school in San Antonio, Dr Rouse completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at the University of Connecticut Health Science Center. He practiced family dentistry for twelve years before returning to school. Dr Rouse received his specialty certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2004. He is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontists, and past president of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Rouse has written numerous journal articles including a portion of the “Annual Review of Selected Dental Literature” published each summer in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He has a textbook published in 2016 by Quintessence titled "Global" Diagnosis: A New Vision of Dental Diagnosis and Treatment Planning written with his teaching partner, Dr. Bill Robbins. Furthermore, he has contributed chapters on porcelain veneers and anterior ceramic crowns to three editions of a dental textbook. Dr. Rouse lectures nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics ranging from dental esthetics to airway prosthodontics.


For his entire career, Dr. Kinzer has been committed to furthering the art and science of dental education. He is highly recognized lecturer both nationally and internationally and continues to serve as an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the department of Graduate Prosthodontics at the University of Washington. In addition, he is the Director of Curriculum and Campus Education at Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ., where he also resides as full time faculty.

Dr. Kinzer is a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, where he sits on the Executive Council. He serves on the editorial review board for several recognized dental publications and has written numerous articles and chapters for dental publication. He has been honored with the American College of Prosthodontics Achievement Award and most recently has been awarded the 2018 Saul Schluger award for clinical excellence in diagnosis and treatment planning.

Dr. Bockow is a board-certified orthodontist and periodontist. She lectures internationally on topics ranging from interdisciplinary treatment planning to airway and sleep disorders, skeletal growth and development, and corticotomy-facilitated orthodontic therapy.

Upon completion of her dental degree at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, Dr. Bockow practiced as a general practitioner in the Seattle area for two years. She ultimately decided to return to school and completed her dual training in orthodontics and periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her master’s in oral biology during dual residency.

Dr. Bockow serves as an instructor in Spear’s Interdisciplinary Treatment of Esthetic Dilemmas seminar and has also served as an affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Orthodontics. She maintains a private practice in the Seattle area limited to orthodontics and periodontics.