Steve Ratcliff, DDS, MS
Steve is the Executive VP of Specialty Education at Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona where he helps specialists and their restorative colleagues embrace the gifts and challenges of interdisciplinary care and where he practices dentistry in the faculty practice.
Steve has practiced general dentistry for 32 years and for the last 20 years has focused his work on comprehensive adult restorative care. Although he was nicknamed “the claw” by several of his friends in dental school after almost failing basic dental techniques he has become regarded as one of the premier clinicians in the US.
The former Chairman of Education at the Pankey Institute, Steve is passionate about helping dentists reach their preferred future and is an engaging and down to earth speaker. He presents and facilitates small groups with a combination of excellent clinical examples, interactive discussion, and well-organized concepts.
He lectures internationally on interdisciplinary care, aesthetic, implant, and restorative dentistry, and is well known for his workshops on philosophy of life and dental practice. He will always speak at length about his experience as a neophyte grandpa. (an exceptionally YOUNG grandpa)
He is a member of: Arizona State Dental Association, American Dental Association, Fellow of the American College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow of the International Team for Implantology, Academy of Osseointegration and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.
7201 E. Princess Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85255