OUR STAFF

 
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Dr. John A. Van Gemert

Dr. Van Gemert grew up in Spokane and finished high school at Gonzaga Prep. He went on to attend Carroll College in Helena, Montana and graduated with a biology degree in 1997. In 2001, he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan. Afterwards, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency through the United States Navy and enjoyed serving there as a dental officer from 2001-2005. Dr. Van Gemert moved back to Spokane in 2005 and has been practicing at Liberty Park Family Dentistry ever since.He and his wife, Juli, met at the University of Michigan and have three wonderful children- Emma, Greta and Clay. Dr. Van Gemert loves to spend time outdoors and coaching his children’s sports teams.

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Mary | Office Manager

Mary has been assisting Dr. Van Gemert with his restorative and front office procedures since 2013. She has recently taken on the roll of office manager so she is your go to gal for any questions you may have. She and her husband are currently raising an energetic toddler and love to enjoy different family traditions.

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Sarah | Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah is the longest standing member of our team. She started at the office in 2006 after she graduated from EWU with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She grew up in Newport, WA and is the mom of an adorable little boy.

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Abby | Registered Dental Hygienist

Being a Spokane native, Abby enjoys all of the outdoor activities the beautiful inland northwest has to offer. When she is not at work, you can catch her going for a run, hiking, playing basketball or volleyball, and enjoying time at the lakes around Spokane. Abby also loves spending time with her friends and family, being involved in her church, and traveling. She is also newly married and enjoying this new chapter in her life!

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Janet | Dental Assistant

Janet was born in Colorado but calls Spokane her lifetime home. She has been assisting at our office since 2008 but has been working in dentistry for over 40 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team.

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Tiphanie | Dental Assistant

Tiphanie joined our office in June of 2018 and has been a wonderful addition to our team. Born and raised in Spokane, she and her husband were high school sweethearts and raised a beautiful daughter together. Tiphanie loves the outdoors and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and paddle boarding. With almost 20 years dental assisting experience, Tiphanie brings so much value and fun to our office!