Kvinsland Dentistry makes a difference in Gig Harbor

Dentist Helps Elementary Students Learn Value of Oral Hygiene

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."

Dental Insurance Gets More Complex

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

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.

Best of South Sound

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.

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 is great with kids! He knows how to listen and converse with kids in a way that empowers them for the future.

PSD Graduate Successful Dentistry Practice

Dr. Eric Kvinsland grew up in Gig Harbor, graduating from Gig Harbor High School. He continues to be an integral part of our community through his continued role on the Peninsula School District Board.

KP Youngsters Brighten their Smiles in the SmileMobile

Through the combined efforts of the Pierce County Dental Society, 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 their time to take care of patients.

Dentistry a Family Affair for Kvinslands

Dr. Jon Kvinsland located his practice on Olympic Drive in 1979. Since then, Dr. Eric Kvinsland has continued the practice, with a passion for providing patient-centered care, treating the patient correctly – the job is done right the first time.