Dr. Lance Stolworthy was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. A self supported and motivated dentist that is first in his family history to take on the profession. His love for dentistry is driven by the ability to help those that are in dental pain using gentle hands and a caring heart.
He began his higher education gaining his Associate of Arts Degree from Scottsdale Community College, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He helped fund his schooling with an athletic football scholarship as well as an academic honors scholarship. He tutored Algebra to help pay the bills. He received his B.S in Biology in 1988 from Arizona State University. While in college, he was a contractor for the U.S. Postal Service, driving a truck early morning and late evening six days a week. Dr. Lance Stolworthy then moved onto dentistry at the University of Washington graduating in 1992. He was Class President and gained honors in the undergraduate Oral Surgery Program. He was one of two selected to attend an Honors, two month, Externship in the Parkland Hospital MaxilloFacial Oral Surgery, Dallas, Texas Program. From 1992-1995, Dr. Lance Stolworthy joined the faculty at the University of Washington Dental School as an Associate Professor for Clinical Oral Medicine and Restorative, as a Pre-Clinical instructor.
Dr. Lance Stolworthy is married to Lena with four children. Joey, who is actively serving our country in the U.S. Marine Corps, currently stationed in Twenty-Nine Palms, California. Tom, who is also serving our country in the U.S. Army, formerly stationed at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas; currently serving in Afghanistan. He also served in Iraq during wartime conditions for one year. Leah is now a graduate of Paul Mitchell Hair Academy and practices in the Reno, Nevada area. Lance is our football player. He started this last year for the Issaquah High School Freshman team as their defensive right end. He enjoys basketball, baseball and playing with his buds over at the house.
Dr. Lance Stolworthy pursued an interest in cosmetic dentistry when veneers were a benchmark of the 90’s. He is certified in implants, mini implants, porcelain aesthetics, laser dentistry, Invisalign and the Perio Institute. He has practiced over twenty years and enjoys learning what available new techniques come out that help cater to a great, painless dental experience.