Eric Ellingsen, DDS
Dr. Eric Ellingsen is a lifelong resident of Spokane and has been practicing dentistry in the Spokane Valley since 1997. As a founding member of Smile Source Spokane, Dr. Ellingsen has enjoyed the ability to care for individuals and their smiles over the years and keep them in optimum health. He consistently completes over twice the yearly requirement of continuing education, enabling him to always keep abreast of new procedures or perhaps just a better way to make your visit more enjoyable. Monitoring the health effects of how your oral health influences your overall health is a growing concern.
Dr. Ellingsen and his team evaluate such conditions as snoring, joint replacement, sleep apnea, diabetes and cancer, and they work with your physician to improve your overall care and results.
As a former advisory board member of the Spokane District Dental Society and the Inland Empire Periodontal Study Club, Dr. Ellingsen helps to influence and guide the direction of local dentistry in a positive direction. Other memberships include the American Dental Association®, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Ellingsen has also been repeatedly elected by his peers as one of Spokane’s top dentists as reported annually in the Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine. Smile Source Spokane continues to be one of the leaders in dental care in the Spokane Valley and Inland Empire area, and we look forward to you joining our dental family.
Shaley, Dental Hygienist
Shaley graduated in 2017 from Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She joined our team in June 2019, and she loves being part of a large, supportive team. Shaley works each day to build relationships with her patients through education, understanding and encouragement.
In her spare time, Shaley enjoys painting, hiking and shopping. She is engaged to be married this coming September to her boyfriend of eight years. They have two cats.
Taylor, Dental Assistant
Christy, Team Lead
As one of our patient care coordinators, Christy distinguishes herself in providing wonderful patient care and contributing to our team. She performs detailed research on insurance to ensure patients receive accurate benefits on treatment. Outside of the office, Christy lives with her boyfriend, her little daughter and a 70-pound sulcata tortoise named Frankie. Her hobbies include gardening, kayaking and camping.