Dr. Spokane was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania. He attended Gateway High School in Monroeville where he graduated with high honors. He attended The University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Chemistry major and Mathematics minor. Dr. Spokane attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine earning his DMD degree. He then attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry earning his certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science degree.
Dr. Spokane has been in the private practice of orthodontics since 1994. He is proud to be Board Certified in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has practices in: Chippewa, Center Township, Ellwood City, New Castle, Ambridge, and Cranberry Township.
Dr. Spokane is a VIP Platinum Provider of Invisalign and has lectured on Invisalign Treatment to Orthodontic Residents and orthodontists in the Pittsburgh area. He has lectured to orthodontists, general dentists and dental hygienists on the Hamilton Synergistic Approach to Early Orthopedic and Orthodontic treatment and is the former associate of the late David C. Hamilton. He is a graduate of the Arnett Facial Reconstruction Course in Santa Barbara for Orthodontists and Oral Surgeons.
He has served as president and program chair for The Western PA Society of Orthodontists and the Beaver and Lawrence County Dental Societies. He is the former editor and board member of the Pennsylvania Association of Orthodontists. He is the program director and organizer of the Annual Dental Hygienist Seminar of the Beaver/ Lawrence County Dental Societies. Dr. Spokane is the AGD Pace Provider liaison for BVDS, LCDS and The Event for Higher Dental Education.
He is a member of: The American Dental Association, The Pennsylvania Dental Association, The Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania, The Beaver Valley Dental Society (BVDS), The Lawrence County Dental Society (LCDS) , The American Association of Orthodontists, The Great Lakes Society of Orthodontists, The Pennsylvania Association of Orthodontists, and The Western Pennsylvania Society of Orthodontists . He is the founding member of The Event for Higher Dental Education.
Dr. Spokane currently resides in Beaver, PA. He has three wonderful daughters, Alexa, Karissa and Julia. They are all in college in Pittsburgh! Alexa and Karissa are currently both attending the University of Pittsburgh and Julia is attending Duquesne University. Being a University of Pittsburgh alumni, Dr. Spokane enjoys attending Pitt sports events with his daughters, friends and family. He also enjoys cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers!
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Highly satisfied with my child's ortho procedure. The entire process has been seamless even with the pandemic. The website and patient portal is user friendly, but should you need to call the office for any reason, a staff member always answers in a friendly manner. The Ambridge office is stunning, it's like waking into a super hero museum. Everybody's favorite super hero can be found. Dr. Spokane has a great chair side manner, upbeat and friendly. My child was nervous at first but his fear quickly went away with the super comfortable atmosphere. I recommend Dr. Spokane to all my friends and family.