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Meet Dr. Ellingsen

Dr. Rick Ellingsen

My philosophy is to provide excellent quality orthodontic care in a kind, caring and fun atmosphere! The office provides a valuable service in an upbeat setting that makes people feel better about themselves and allows them to enjoy better dental health.

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Education

I earned both my doctor of dental surgery degree and my master’s degree at the University of Washington. I was awarded the Dean’s Club Award for outstanding academic achievement and student leadership by the University of Washington Dental Alumni Association in 1989.

Associations

In addition to memberships in several associations, I continue my education by participating in the Meridian Dental Study Club and the Spokane Orthodontic Study Club. I have also served as the Regional Editor of the PCSO.

  • Washington State Society of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Washington State Dental Association

Outside the office

I am a native of Spokane, WA, and live here with my wife, Michelle. We have three children, Derek, Travis, and Jessica. I enjoy hunting, fishing, skiing, golf, and many other outdoor activities.