About Us

Dental Specialties Northwest is a place of comfort, care, and luxury. We offer world-class services from our renowned and respected dentists, Dr. Tom Sweeney and Dr. Rhys Spoor. Our dentists have years of experience and continued training, and are dedicated to making your smile the best it has ever been. Both are highly specialized in dental implantology; Dr. Sweeney has additional expertise in periodontics.

Monday-Thursday: 7am to 4pm 701 5th Ave, Suite 4660, Seattle, WA 98104 206-682-8200 info@dentalspecialtiesnorthwest.com
Meet Dr. Rhys Spoor | Dr. Rhys Spoor
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Meet Dr. Rhys Spoor

Dr. Rhys Spoor has been a leading dental educator since shortly after receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1983 from the University of Washington. Very early on, he realized that he excelled in artistic and mechanical skills.

He served as an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington Dental School for 10 years. He also teaches many aesthetic dental courses each year in the United States, Canada, and abroad. Dr. Spoor lectures internationally and has been published in over 15 countries. He currently serves as an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Professional Memberships

His professional memberships include:

  • Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow of the International Dental Implant Society
  • Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Society

Continuing Education

Dr. Spoor has completed hundreds of hours in continuing education in dental implants and aesthetics, including courses with the Las Vegas Institute. As a Fellow in the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Society and an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Spoor has been credited with the skills and techniques necessary to provide rigorous attention to detail in the field of dental aesthetics.


When he’s not in our Seattle office, Dr. Spoor enjoys flying. He holds a pilot license and spends his free time transferring the precise skills used in dentistry to the art of flying a plane. He also enjoys working with mechanical instruments and building homes.


Call us at 206-682-8200 to see how we can help your smile reach its full potential.