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.
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.
Rubi - Dental Assistant
Rubi transplanted to the PNW from Utah 3 years ago. With a wonderful husband, 5 children, and a Pitty named Luna; she has learned how to enjoy the rain! According to Rubi, dental assisting is the absolutely the most exciting career. She loves to see smiles transform into bright, confident smiles and has been doing this for over 10 years! Rubi; along with her family enjoy exploring the PNW and discovering this beautiful state.
Hi, my name is Traci. I have been in the dental field for over 30 years. I started working in a dental office in high school. My mom was a dental assistant and she encouraged me to study dental Hygiene. I attended Green River Community College and earned my dental hygiene degree from Fort Steilacoom Community College in 1984. I have worked for most of my career in the Auburn, Kent, and Federal Way areas. I believe that caring for people is my gift. I love to build lasting relationships with my patients and to educate them on their individual oral needs to keep them healthy for life.
I have been married to my husband Keith since 1991 and we have one son named Kendall. We also have a cat named Frisbee. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, golfing, and paper crafting. I have a vanity license plate on my car. "2THBUFR" So, if you see me around town, give me a wave!
Hia - Hygienist
Hia started working in the dental field as a dental assistant in 2003. She then graduated from the dental hygiene program at Yakima Community College in 2006. She has been a registered dental hygienist for 13 years.
She joined Dr. Yoshino’s team in 2018; and works on Wednesdays.
Hia is married and has two children. Outside of work, she loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys traveling, biking, hiking and playing tennis.
Kathy - Office Manager
Kathy started working for Dr. Yoshino in May of 2018. She has been in dentistry since 1982 as both an office manager and a dental assistant. She strives to help patients feel welcome and assist with their insurance and billing questions. She feels that it is important for each patient has confidence in the office and the treatment.
Kathy finds it a blessing to work at an office that cares for and respects their patients and employees, and an office that works well together as a team. She enjoys a fun yet professional atmosphere that makes coming to work each day a positive experience. When away from the office, Kathy enjoys spending time with her grandson and golden doodle Sophie, gardening, cooking, and local festivals.