What Patients are Saying About Dr. V
Dr. Roland Vantramp
Dr. Roland Vantramp was born into a family of dairy farmers in Nebraska and is the second oldest of 15 children.
After graduating high school, he attended the University of South Dakota where he met and married his wife “Charlie,” a dental hygiene student.
Dr. Vantramp was going through the Army ROTC parachute jump training program at Fort Benning, Ga., when he learned of his acceptance into the Dental School Program at Oral Roberts University. Soon after, he moved his young family to Tulsa, Oklahoma. With the love and support of his hard working wife, Charlie, he graduated from the Michael Cardone, Senior School of Dentistry in 1982. During the graduation ceremony, Dr. Vantramp was recognized by the Oklahoma Academy of General Dentistry as the senior student who demonstrated the greatest promise of becoming an outstanding general dentist.
During his General Practice Residency at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, Dr. Vantramp gained additional training in oral surgery, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic and restorative dentistry. In 1983, he was transferred by the military to McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, Washington where he served until 1986.
It was on August 25, 1987, that Dr. Vantramp and his wife Charlie, a career hygienist, founded Dove Family Dentistry in Federal Way. Twenty years later, Dr. Vantramp opened a second office in his hometown of Puyallup, Washington where he now practices exclusively.
Dr. Jordan Zingerman
Dr. Jordan Zingerman (“Dr. Z”) is committed to the highest quality of patient care and shares the same core values which Dove Family Dentistry was built on. Dr. Zingerman grew up in Selah, Washington, where he attended Riverside Christian School. He served as high-school student body president and captain of both varsity baseball and soccer teams. Dr. Zingerman received his undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University, graduating with honors while earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Zingerman received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. While at the College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Zingerman worked in a state of-the-art clinic gaining valuable experience and training from general dentists as well as specialists in each of the different areas of dentistry. Graduating with high honors, he was recognized by the dental faculty and presented with the Midwestern University Life-Long Learner Award for embracing technology and evidence-based practices in dentistry. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry awarded Dr. Zingerman for outstanding achievement, both academically and clinically, in implant dentistry. At graduation, he was selected as a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society for achieving an academic standing in the top ten percent of his class, exhibiting clinical excellence, and for his ongoing commitment to ethical patient care.
Dr. Zingerman has a heart for service and has been a part of multiple international detal teams who provided oral health care and education to under-served communities in Guatemala, Belize, and Costa Rica. In the Puyallup Valley, Dr. Zingerman continues to volunteer by providing dental treatment and care for students in our community, partnering with the Medical Teams International dental van. Each year, he has also joined together with Remote Area Medical teams to provide care for those in need in the greater Seattle area.
What Patients are Saying About Dr. Z
Dr. Zingerman and Dr. Vantramp are both very blessed to have formed an amazing dental partnership together at Dove Family Dentistry and are committed to continuing the legacy of providing remarkable dental care for our patients both now and into the future.
Dr. Zingerman is a member of the following professional dental organizations:
• Academy of General Dentistry
• American Academy of Implant Dentistry
• American Dental Association
• Christian Medical and Dental Association
• Pacific Coast Implant Study Club
• Pierce County Dental Society
• Washington State Dental Association
Dr. Zingerman and his wife Kelsey, who grew up in Auburn, are both excited to have returned home together to the Northwest. They are enjoying the adventures of parenthood with their very energetic son, Hunter, and their darling daughter, Hazel. Dr. Zingerman and his wife volunteered much of their time as mentors for a foster care group home and as Young Life leaders while in Arizona. They currently serve together as the Committee Chairs for Young Life for the Puyallup School District and enjoy spending time together hiking, camping and exploring the great outdoors with family and friends.
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