Dr. Ted BaerDr. Ted Baer attended Washington State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He then attended Loyola University in Chicago where he received his DDS degree. Dr. Baer owned and operated his private dental practice for 30 years in Tacoma, but has enjoyed being able to focus on providing the highest quality dentistry since joining Light Dental Studios.
Dr. Bear earned the distinguished level of Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry of which less than 1% of all dentists ever earn, this is attained only after earning Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. It requires over 1100 hours of continuing dental education courses with strict requirements on types and quality of courses. Mastership is only achieved after passing a grueling exam that covers the 16 disciplines in dentistry. We are very proud to have his elite status in our company.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Baer is also very involved in organized dentistry as a member of Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists. He also sits on the Washington State Dental Association Board and is currently appointed as an American Dental Association Delegate.
Dr. Baer enjoys the great variety of people he has had the privilege to treat as patients. From the very young and the very old, providing excellent dentistry with compassion is a joy to Dr. Baer.
Dr. Baer is married with three children and besides dentistry, his interests include music, mountains, and time with family and friends.
Dr. Baer continues to participate in advanced dental education courses and is a member in good standing with the following professional dental organizations:
Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Baer has achieved his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD)