About Brooke M. Cloninger, D.D.S.
Brooke M. Cloninger, D.D.S. is a Spokane based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.
We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. The Team and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 509-319-2152 and experience why our patients think Brooke M. Cloninger, D.D.S. is the best dentist in Spokane.
Meet The Doctors
Dr. Brooke Cloninger
Dr. Brooke Cloninger was born and raised in Spokane and attended Lewis and Clark High School. She has a Bachelors of Science degree from Montana State University and earned her Doctor of Dental Science degree from Loma Linda University in 2003.
Dr. Cloninger is very active in her community and believes Spokane is a great place to raise a family. She is active in the Spokane District Dental Society and the Spokane District Society Foundation where she is a founding member. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and the Association of General Dentists.
Dr. Cloninger has a daughter and enjoys being a mother. She enjoys traveling, playing golf, spending time with family and friends and her dog, Vixie.
Dr. Mark J. Van Gemert
Dr. Van Gemert was raised in Spokane and attended Gonzaga prep High School. He attended the University of Idaho, earning a Bachelors of science Degree and an MBA at Gonzaga University. Dr. Van Gemert then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan Dental School followed by an advanced residency in general dentistry from Baylor-Texas A&M in Dallas. Dr. Van Gemert’s advanced training included highly aesthetic and challenging functional reconstruction cases as well as extensive experience with medically compromised patients.
Dr. Van Gemert's clinical interests focus on patient education, disease prevention, and restoring smiles using the latest technology and aesthetic techniques. He aims to treat his patients like he would his own family and values patients' concerns and overall health above all else. Dr. Van Gemert is a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association, and the Spokane District Dental Society.
Dr. Van Gemert is married to his wonderful wife Lauren who is an Orthodontist in Spokane. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golf, and spending time with his wife, young son, and 2 Labrador retrievers.
Dr. Larry Schwartz was born in Chewelah and raised in Spokane. He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and attend U of W and received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery with honors. Dr. Schwartz served with the National Guard for 7 years after graduation and attended the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology for Forensic Dentistry. He then went on to teach at U of W for 4 years.
Dr. Schwartz has three children, three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He enjoys hunting, target shooting, golf and his German Sheppard, Zoey.
Dr. Schwartz is or was a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Spokane District Dental Society
- Fellow in Academy of General Dentistry
- TMJ study club for 10 years
- Gold foil study club for 15 years
- Periodontics and Prosthodontics study clubs
- American Academy of Gold Foil Operators