Dentist in Federal Way, WA
All our professionals at Todd G. Yoshino DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Todd Yoshino
Dr. Todd Yoshino was born and raised in Kent, Washington. He received his DDS degree from the University of Washington in 1989. He has practiced dentistry in Federal Way since graduation, initially working with his father who established the practice in 1957, and eventually taking over the family practice. From observing and assisting his father since he was a small child and seeing the amazing results braces could do to correcting the alignment of his teeth, Dr. Yoshino’s interest in dentistry came at an early age.
Dr. Yoshino is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and Seattle-King County Dental Society. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is actively involved with the South Sound Study Club and South King Study Club. He was awarded Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, for his dedication and commitment to continuing dental education. He was voted a Seattle Met Top Dentist by his peers. Advanced education and continuing dental study allows him to offer his patients a superior dental experience and an unparalleled level of quality care.
When away from the office, Dr. Yoshino enjoys cooking, travel, yoga, and playing his clarinet with local music groups.
Ellie - Office Manager/Dental Assistant
Ellie, has been part of Dr. Yoshino's team since January 2011. With years of experience as a Dental Assistant since 2002, she has expanded her skills and dedication to the practice by transitioning to the Front Office. She strives to do her best to help our patients feel comfortable and welcome during their dental visits and eager to help with any insurance and billing questions. Her goal is to make sure all your treatment needs are processed stress free from the beginning to the end of treatment. Also, being a licensed Massage Therapist, helping people is her passion!
During her free time, Ellie enjoys spending time with her lifetime partner Junior and their kids. They are always looking forward to new adventures whether it's firing up the grill (anytime of season) for family get togethers, watching movies, road trips, site-seeing, checking out beaches or lakes, hiking or anything that gets them out of the house having fun together, with 4 kids it's never a dull moment!
Travona - Dental Assistant
Travona, is a Dental Assistant that trained at Clover Park Technical College in 1997. She completed her externship with Dr. Yoshino then and worked at his practice until 2001. After much traveling and life experiences, Travona returned to work for Dr. Yoshino in February of 2018. In which, she vowed to never leave again! Unless, she is visiting her 3 beautiful grand children.
She has two adult children and a rescue cat that she adores. Travona, enjoys traveling, cooking/baking, wine tasting and enjoying the PNW culture and beautiful scenery.
Janet- Dental Assistant
Janet is a dental assistant who graduated from Renton Tech College in 1993 and has loved being an assistant for 23 years. Originally, born in California she has lived here most of her life. In her spare time she tutors K-6 grade kids in math and spelling for United Gospel Mission and a Sunday school teacher at her church. She also enjoys taking walks with her baby, a Shin-tzu/yorkie mix named Emma.
Bio coming soon.