Learn about Etheridge Family Dentistry where we are focused on you and your oral health!


Top Seattle Dentist 2009 through today!

Etheridge Family Dentistry is here to focus on you. “Dr. Ty” Etheridge and his skilled team are dedicated to helping you make the best decisions regarding your oral health, specializing in customized treatment based on the client’s personal history, need and desire.

We believe Community Counts

A family and community based practice, Etheridge Family Dentistry prides itself on long term and multi-generational patient relationships. Practicing with the highest quality and standards of patient care for the whole family, Dr. Ty develops a genuine relationship with each and every patient in order to identify each of his patients’ goals for their dental health. By adhering to this principal, the satisfied and happy patients have helped create a practice that is sustained solely by personal referrals.

We are committed to Maintaining, Improving and Enhancing your smile.

With the latest advancements in technology, Etheridge Family Dentistry promotes oral health with uncompromising hygiene care. Dr. Ty has been voted as “Top Dentist,” every year since 2009 in the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine by his peers who have recognized him for the high quality standard of care he provides to his patients. Dr. Ty was recently recognized by Seattle Magazine for the “TOP DOCTORS” 2011 issue along with achieving ranked in the TOP 10 by King 5 “Best in the Northwest.” Dr. Ty’s expertise in aesthetic dentistry, Implantology and being an Invisalign® Platinum Plus Provider (clear braces) offers our patients the most comprehensive and unparalleled choices in treatment.

Dr Ty’s Story

Many years ago on “Kindergarten Career Day,” his fellow classmates found Dr. Ty dressed as a dentist. The love, excitement and continuous education in dentistry is what keeps our patients happy. We welcome all new patients that would like to experience the difference.

our practice

We bring to you the following services:

  • General Check-ups and Cleanings
  • Invisalign® Platinum Plus Provider (Invisible Braces)
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Veneers, Inlays, Onlays, Crowns, and Bridges
  • In-house Periodontist
  • Dental Implants (placement and restorative)
  • Sedation Dentistry, Nitrous and Conscious Sedation
  • Pediatric Dentistry, (Children’s Dentistry)
  • Periodontal Therapy, (Gum Therapy, Laser Therapy)
  • Oral Surgery, (Tooth Extractions)
  • Digital X-Ray’s
  • Composite Fillings (Tooth Colored Fillings)
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Night Guards, Snore Guards and Sports Guards

our office

where comfort is our focus

Etheridge Family Dentistry is located in the Arboretum Court, in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle.  The Arboretum Court complex is conveniently located on the cross streets of Madison Street and Lake Washington Blvd.  The beautiful Arboretum and Japanese Gardens are just steps away for your enjoyment before or after your appointment. There are a myriad of great boutiques, eateries and health care offices in the complex for your convenience.  

The office’s interior design was created with the intention of allowing people to have the feeling of peace and harmony while at the dental office.  Many people comment, “I feel like I’m in a spa, not a dental office”. It has been acclaimed by Seattle’s dental community as one of the most beautiful and relaxing dental offices in the Northwest.  

The office is equipped with the latest in state-of-the-art technology to ease your appointment and give you the best experience possible.  We offer Digital X-rays,  appointment confirmations via texting/email and 21″ TV monitors with Netflix. Don’t wait another day, come feel and experience the difference you can have at a dental office.


Meet our doctors

dr. ty etheridge


Dr. Ty Etheridge grew up in Port Townsend on the Olympic peninsula where he first recognized his passion to work with the health care profession.  Looking back, he recalls the day he dressed up as a dentist for Kindergarten Career Day.  Inspired by a childhood dream, Dr. Ty devoted himself to the realization of this ambition – to become a true family dentist, connected to and giving back to the community he serves.

While attending the University of Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. Ty pursued his career with great dedication, graduating number one in his class in clinical operations.  He received awards in comprehensive patient care for outstanding clinical performance and for his achievements in advanced aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry. Following graduation, he worked with two of the leading cosmetic dentists – Dr. Michael Koczarski (former co-director of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum), followed by the mentorship of Dr. Doug Rossi (clinical instructor of the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry). Currently Dr. Ty is a visiting faculty member at Spear Education.

Dr. Ty Etheridge expresses his commitment and enthusiasm for the patient to achieve their full potential in becoming satisfied with their dental desires.  Clinically, Dr. Ty treats each patient’s care with an interdisciplinary approach giving the patient the best opportunity to accomplish the highest and most beneficial level of service to those patients seeking improvements to their health and beauty.

Dr. Ty believes in delivering his dentistry with a synergistic approach between artistry and aesthetic dentistry which creates a beautiful harmony and skill not found in all dental clinicians.  Dr. Ty will go above and beyond the call of duty to exceed each and every ones dreams and desires.  


  • Seattle Metropolitan “Top Dentist” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Seattle Magazine “Top Doctor” 2011
  • King 5 “Best of the Northwest” 2011, ranked in the top 10
  • Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists 
  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member of Seattle King County Dental Society
  • Member of Washington State Dental Association
  • Member of American Academy of Clear Aligners
  • Invisalign® Platinum Plus Provider
  • Certified in Oral Sedation
  • Certified Oral Implantologist
dr. dongha oh


Dr. Dongha Oh is a periodontist, who provides bone & tissue regenerative procedures, oral health rehabilitation with dental implant, cosmetic and periodontal surgery.  He  is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he completed his dental training and earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with an honor of Dr. Earle Banks Hoyt teaching award. Seeking further expertise in dentistry, he continued a 3-year specialty residency in periodontics and implant dentistry at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, earning a Certificate in periodontics and a Master of Dental Science degree. Presently Dr. Oh  is a diplomate of American Board of Periodontology. He embraces the concept of comprehensive dental care, which will lead to optimal oral health and natural beauty of smile with a collaboration of your primary dental provider.  He always aims to achieve an uncompromised standard of excellence in dental care to assure the best quality dental service that you deserve. Dr. Oh is fully aware of how difficult patients might feel about dental and surgical treatment. He strives to offer you a relaxing and positive experience with gentle care. 


Our Team

Meet our team of professionals that are focused on your care


Dental Hygienist
Practicing dental hygiene since 2001, Santiago has continued to grow as a dental professional and is an active member in the dental community as an educator, trainer, speaker and coach. His passion for relationship based, patient centered care is a cornerstone of our practice philosophy here at EFD.


Dental Hygienist

Her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist began in 1989. She has continued to grow professionally and has been a leader and facilitator in her roles as an advisor to dental hygiene students, former President of the Washington Dental Hygienists’ Association, leader in her community, and as a dental practice coach.

Our mutually shared philosophy of relationship based patient centered care is a foundation at EFD.


Dental Hygienist
Hi I’m Celia, and I’m dedicated to your healthy smile. I graduated from Shorline Community college in 2015 and regularly attend continuing education classes, most recently getting my certification in laser assisted periodontal therapy. I enjoy camping, kayaking and gardening, ask me about my tomatoes! I look forward to helping you achieve your dental goals.


Sterilization Tech 

Hello, my name is Molika. Preferably, Mo. 

Flipping over dental rooms and keeping our office home a smooth sail, as your Sterilization Tech here at Etheridge Family Dentistry. Have been in the dental field for over 5+ years. 

On my time off, I am on my toes keeping up and chasing my 2 little kiddos. 

I enjoy reading, trying out new recipes, diy & crafts, always excited to explore new fun outdoor/indoor activities. 


Patient Care Coordinator

In her role as the Patient Care Coordinator, Ivonne is often your first point of contact. She loves to laugh, and our patients enjoy being greeted by her infectious smile. She creates a welcoming atmosphere, making everyone feel right at home.

Ivonne is also the cheerful voice behind those friendly reminder calls. She makes sure that you don’t fall behind on your recall visits and is the master behind our schedule. Her keen abilities and wonderful interpersonal skills make her an invaluable part of our front office team.

Ivonne was born and raised in Ecuador and completed her studies in the US. She is fluent in Spanish. Outside of the office, Ivonne enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer and has a passion for knitting. Just wait until you see her wearing one of her amazing sweaters!


Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Pablo, I’m a Dental Assistant working at Ethridge Dental Family, inspiring to be the first Dentist/Entrepreneur in my family.

I hope to serve and give my best care to each and every patient. 🙂

Something to know about me, is that I love traveling and learning new languages, so feel free to teach me how to say Hello in your language. ✈ 🌎


Office Administrator

Upon reflecting on my service to the dental community for 20+years I Appreciate how all of my personal dental experiences give me insight in regards to patient care.  Every year there are new discoveries that connect our over all health with our oral health. I constantly think about that when patient needs are most immediate. My goal is to have a fluent and comprehensive understanding of how dental health relates to general health so I can best serve our patients.  

In my free time I love to walk all over seattle and explore; hike, run and hang out with my family. 

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When it comes to your oral health, the team of professionals at Etheridge Family Dentistry is ready to serve you!