Kvinsland Dentistry makes a difference in Gig Harbor

The Peninsula Gateway: Gateline.com
Dentist Helps Elementary Students Learn Value of Oral Hygiene

January 29, 2014

Dr. Eric carries on the tradition of giving back to the community with visits to 1st grade classrooms throughout the Peninsula School District, both public and private schools. Kids love his visits. “Every year, Dr. Kvinsland fully engages our first-graders with his presentation,” Discovery Elementary first-grade teacher Margi Listoe said. “He knows how to speak and ask questions right at their level. The kids love getting the opportunity to be a tooth and get flossed by Dr. Kvinsland. They also become very excited about taking care of their teeth properly.” Read the full article here.

Business Examiner
Dental Insurance Gets More Complex

January 21, 2013

Insurance companies are seeking more control as dentists struggle to provide equal treatment to all patients. Read the full article, Dr. Eric Kvinsland’s is interviewed regarding the challenges ahead for dental care and the complexities of dental insurance and quality care for patients.

Straight Teeth Talk: Dental Insurance: What?

Concerned Dentists of Washington State is an organization dedicated to communication of the importance of the doctor/patient relationships in Washington State’s dental field. They continually raise awareness to both Doctors and patients about the changing environment we work in. This link is to an article by Dr. Mac Lee, co-founder of Dentists who Care, located in Edna, WA. The purpose of the article is to explain the facts and fiction of “dental insurance.” It is well written and helpful for our patients.

40 under Forty award presented by Business Examiner Media GroupBusiness Examiner | Media Group
August, 2012

The Business Examiner Media Group’s 40 Under Forty program has recognized Dr. Eric Kvinsland as an outstanding South Sound Business and community leader, under the age of 40. Honoree’s are chosen by past honorees and recognize individuals who have made great accomplishments and contributions to their businesses, industries, and communities.

See video from the event. Dr. Eric’s segment is 11 minutes into the new video.


Kvinsland Dentistry voted Best Dentist of the South Sound, Best Dentist Gig Harbor, Tacoma, University Place, Port OrchardSouth Sound Magazine
June, 2012

Kvinsland Dentistry has received South Sound Magazine’s “Best Dentist of South Sound” award. This is a great honor, voted on by local South Sound residents.


Kitsap Sun Article about Dr. Eric visiting 1st GradersKitsap Sun
Gig Harbor Dentist Making a Big Difference, One Kid at a Time

Dr. Eric Kvinsland visits area 1st graders each year, teaching them how to brush their teeth, floss, take care of their bodies, and to understand the importance of proper nutrition. Eric knows how to talk to kids, and speaks clearly and laughs with the kids humor. Read more about his class visits.


Peninsula School Distric graduate is local dentistPeninsula School District
Connect with your Schools Newsletter

Volume 4, Issue 39

Dr. Eric Kvinsland grew up in Gig Harbor, graduating from Gig Harbor High School. Read the full article and learn more about Dr. Eric and his continued involvement in our community.


KP Youngsters Brighten their Smiles in the SmileMobileKey Peninsula News
KP Youngsters Brighten their Smiles in the SmileMobile

Through the combined efforts of the Pierce County Dental Socitey, Community in Schools of the Peninsula, and the Washington Dental Service Foundation, the SmileMobile was brought to a local school to help low income families receive dental care. Dr. Eric Kvinsland and his dental assistant Candace Hegseth, among other dentists, volunteered there time to take care of patients.


Dr. Eric and Jon Kvinsland offer quality dental care as a father-son team,The Gateway
Dentistry a Family Affair for Kvinslands

Dr. Jon Kvinsland located his practice on Olympic Dr 1979, now, his son, Dr. Eric Kvinsland has joined him in practice, sharing a common vision: Provide patient-centered care, focus on combining education and treating the patient correctly, so the job is done right the first time. Read the full article and learn more about our Father-Son team.