Dr. Ronald Ellingsen, DDS

Dr. Ronald Ellingsen, DDS

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Orthodontics  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Ronald Ellingsen, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He practices orthodontics, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, and more.Read his story

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9915 N Division St

Spokane, WA 99218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Ellingsen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ellingsen "I am a native of Spokane and grew up attending schools in the Mead District. I attended Washington State University for my undergraduate studies (Go Cougs!). I completed my dental degree and advanced orthodontic training at the University of Washington (Go Dawgs as long as you are not playing the Cougs!). I am proud to call North Spokane home where I not only practice but live and have raised my family of four great kids with the help of my high school sweetheart, Patty. I am truly invested in our community and I enjoy sponsoring youth sports organizations, local PTO's, food and school supplies drives, and many other events that benefit everyone who lives here! In 2016, I celebrated 25 years in practice and I still love what I do! It is fun and rewarding to see the changes that we make in the lives of our patients. I am passionate about orthodontics, and I love having the opportunity to share the benefits of a beautiful and healthy smile with my patients. I am a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, Washington State Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Spokane District Dental Society and I am honored to serve as a member of the Spokane Craniofacial Review Board. My other passions include tennis and golf which I play whenever I get the opportunity. In the fall you will find me at the Cougar football home games or watching them on TV when they are away. I am also an avid Gonzaga basketball fan and enjoy watching all their games."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellingsen "Dr. Ronald Ellingsen, known simply as Dr. Ron to his patients, truly loves his profession and is honored to practice orthodontics in this great area.  Dr. Ron was fortunate to join his father's practice and work with him prior to Dr. Jim's retirement.  Together they created a legacy of providing outstanding service and results that Dr. Ron continues today.  Dr. Ron treats all his young patients as if they were his own children.  Dr. Ron and his team have over 140 years of combined orthodontic experience that they use to ensure that every patient receives the individual care and treatment plan that is best for them.  We believe that every patient deserves the highest standard of care and service.  We attain this by treating every single patient with kindness and integrity and using the most up to date techniques and equipment available.

Your smile is uniquely yours and we will assist you in every way possible to ensure that your smile shines bright!"

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3  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

16  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

21  Procedures

  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adolescent
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Propel® Orthodontics
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ellingsen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ellingsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon-National Dental Honor Society, Member
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontist PCSO, Member
  • Spokane District Dental Society, Member
  • University of Washington Dental School Alumni Association, Member
  • University of Washington Orthodontic School Alumni Association, Member
  • Washington State Dental Association, Member
  • Washington State Society of Orthodontists, Member

Dr. Ellingsen's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellingsen to family and friends
98 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (101)

  • 5
    (92)
  • 4
    (8)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ellingsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ellingsen is more about the money than his concern for his patients. I was told that my teeth were ready for jaw surgery even though my teeth were not completely straight and I had two upper teeth gaps. I had plenty of time for them to close but his concern was more, "get the surgery and get...more
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