William Lubken, DMD
Dr. William Lubken obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Oregon Health Science Center in 1975. While attending Dental School he was commissioned as a reserve officer in the United States Air Force. After graduating with Highest Honors he entered active duty and serve for three years as a general dentist. Having an interest in the field of periodontics since dental school he was accepted to the Graduate Program in Periodontics at the University of Washington while continuing on active duty in the Air force. He obtained his Certificate in Periodontics in 1980 and continued his active duty as the periodontist at McChord Air Force Base. In 1984 he separated from Active Duty and entered into private practice in Gig Harbor, Washington. At this time he also continued his military service, entering the Air Force Reserve and retired in 1995. Dr. Lubken is pleased to have joined the practice of Dr. Silvia La Rosa at Sound Surgical Arts in 2016.
Dr. Lubken provides services in all areas of Periodontics. In addition to his private practice he taught in the Dental Hygiene Department at Pierce College for ten years and has also provided continuing education programs in Washington and Alaska. For the last 19 years he has traveled to Sitka and Juneau, Alaska providing periodontal services that are not otherwise available to the local populations. Dr. Lubken has been named as one of the top Periodontists in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Periodontology, the Washington State Society of Periodontists, the American Dental Association and the Pierce County Dental Society.
Dr. Lubken and his wife Jean have three wonderful children, 7 adorable grandchildren. He enjoys all aspects of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and hunting, traveling and spending as much time as possible with his wife, children and grandchildren.