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
Dentist in Federal Way, WATodd G. Yoshino DDS
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 a Registered Dental Assistant since 2003 and became part of Dr. Yoshino's team in January 2011. She strives to do her best to help her patients feel more comfortable during their dental visits. She wanted to expand her passion for helping people by also becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist to help reduce stress and anxiety with a relaxing, comforting and therapeutic massage before dental treatment. Ellie graduated from Cortiva on October 16th, 2015.
During her free time, Ellie enjoys spending time with her three kids, Justin, Daniel, Reyna, and her loveable Pit Sugar. They are always looking forward to new adventures whether it's road trips, site-seeing, checking out beaches or lakes, hiking or anything that gets them out of the house having fun together. Ellie also enjoys music, cooking, and watching movies.
Donita - Dental Assistant
Donita is a dental assistant who graduated from the dental assistant program at Clover Park Community College in the mid 80's. Though she briefly had a career in another field, she came back to dental assisting with a renewed interest and love for the assisting career. She is a mother of two adult children and has two beautiful granddaughters. Keeping healthy is important to her, so she works out regularly and is an avid organic gardener. Hobbies include preserving bounties from her garden, watercolor painting, and playing piano.
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.
Jamie - Hygienist
Jamie began working with Dr. Yoshino as a receptionist/ dental assistant when she was in high school in the mid 1990's. She moved away from the area and started a family, but continued working in the dental field during that time. She came back to the area to attend Pierce College Hygiene program in 2005, where she graduated with the Golden Scaler award, (the highiest award given for Clinic work with patients.) Through the years, Jamie has frequently filled-in when Dr. Yoshino's hygienist was gone. Jamie enjoys getting to know the patients and their families, and has a passion for helping people with their overall oral health.
Jamie and her husband have two daughters, ages 19 and 3. She enjoys doing anything in the sunshine, spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking in her spare time.
Sue's interest in dentistry began when she started as a dental assistant while still in high school. After graduation, Sue went on to college to receive her dental hygiene degree from Pierce College. As a hygienist, Sue thoroughly cherishes getting to know and work with all of her patients on a personal level. She especially enjoys helping her patients improve their oral health which in turn helps benefit their general overall health.
In her leisure time, Sue loves spending time with her two grown sons and her extended family. She also enjoys water sports, bike riding and gardening.