DR. PHILLIP J. CLAASSEN
A native of Florida, Dr. Phillip Claassen was determined to bring the same care and commitment he had in his hometown, to his new neighborhood—Brooklyn. In partnership with Dr. Zientz, they founded Wellspring Dental out of a desire for creating meaningful relationships with their patients; striving to make sure those who come through their doors felt respected, heard, and cared for. Dr. Claassen aims not only to provide high-quality dental care but also to build strong bonds that last long after each visit is finished.
With a love of music and dentistry, Dr. Claassen attended the renowned University of Miami Frost School of Music before graduating from the University of Florida College Of Dentistry. He then completed his residency in Bangor, ME, serving those less fortunate with great dental care.
DR. MARIA TIBAVINKSY
Dr. Maria Tibavinsky was born and raised in the vibrant, culturally enriched city of Bogota, Colombia—allowing her to become fluent in Spanish. With a natural empathetic heart paired with unwavering professionalism, she has earned the trust of many by building strong connections based on mutual respect and compassion.
After earning her dental training from the Dental College of Georgia, Dr. Tibavinsky furthered her studies with an Advance Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at the University of Florida. There, she honed in on skills such as implant dentistry, periodontal surgery, and advanced prosthetics. In addition, she has kept up-to-date on cutting-edge techniques by participating in ongoing courses offered through some of the top centers for dental study: Dawson Academy and Pankey Institute—bringing patients only the best care available today.