Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS

Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Lakewood, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He practices orthodontics.Read his story

Drangsholt Orthodontics

9618 59th Ave SW

Lakewood, WA 98499
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • United Concordia

Learn about Dr. Drangsholt

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Drangsholt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Drangsholt "Dr. Ross Drangsholt attended the University of Washington where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1988. He then continued on at the University of Washington School of Dentistry where he graduated first in his dental school class obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1992. He then joined his father and brother in general practice in Kent Washington for three years before returning to the University of Washington were he completed his orthodontic training and Masters Degree in Dentistry in 1997. Dr. Drangsholt has always enjoyed giving back to his profession and has been on the faculty of the University of Washington Dental School since graduation. He currently teaches the orthodontic residents on Mondays and is a Affiliate Associate Professor. He is also Past President of the Pierce County Dental Society and of the University of Washington Dental Alumni Association. He is also a member of many prestigious professional organizations including: American Dental Association American Association of Orthodontists Washington State Dental Association Pierce County Dental Association Angle Society of Orthodontists He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics. When not in the office, Dr. Drangsholt and his wife, Dr Beth O’Connor, live in Lakewood with their 3 children. He is also an avid triathlete and has been racing since 2004. He has competed in many different races and distances in the Northwest. He is a 14 time Ironman finisher! Including Kona!!!"
Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Drangsholt "When it comes to your smile, you deserve nothing less than the very best! Dr. Ross Drangsholt will welcome you to his practice with his warm and friendly smile!  Dr. Drangsholt and his team provide the most advanced, efficient, and comfortable orthodontic care for the entire family."

1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

14  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Overbite
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Underbite

23  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Damon® System
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • 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.


  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Washington School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Drangsholt has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Drangsholt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists, Member
  • American Board of Orthodontics, Diplomate
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Angle Society of Orthodontists, Member
  • Pierce County Dental Association, Member
  • Pierce County Dental Society, Past President
  • University of Washington Dental Alumni Association, Past President
  • Washington State Dental Association, Member

Dr. Drangsholt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Drangsholt


Based on 238 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Drangsholt?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Drangsholt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Dr. Drangsholt and his staff are exceptional. They truly care for their patients and take the time to answer questions and specifics about the treatment plan. Dr. Drangsholt provides excellent care. He clearly practices at the highest level, and he is so approachable and kind. Finally, my...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS?
We have had nothing but excellent care under Dr. Drangsholt and his staff. Our whole family has had orthodontist work done through the years and we now all have perfect smiles. His staff also worked with our dentist, who happens to work in the same building, coordinating appointments which made...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ross Drangsholt, DDS?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Drangsholt?