Our Doctors and Team

Jeff HennebergDDS

Jeff is Co-Founder of Smile Source Ellingsen-Henneberg Dental in Spokane Valley, WA.  Smile Source Dental helps people from all over the state and Inland Empire achieve oral health and feel confident about their smiles.  For over 15 years, more than 3000 people from over 5 states in the West and Canada trust their care with Smile Source Ellingsen-Henneberg Dental.  Jeff has been selected by his peers as President of Spokane District Dental Society, Executive Council Board Member and a delegate of the Washington State Dental Association.  

Dr. Henneberg has been an educator of dental students through University of Washington Dental School and has hosted educational events in various subjects of oral care.  He has been featured on KXLY-ABC, highlighting the latest in technology for early detection of cancer.  He is a charter member of the Inland Empire Perio Study Club, which is one of the longest running educational clubs in the country.  Jeff provides implant surgical and consultation care for the Benewah Medical Clinic and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.  He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the ADA, WSDA, and SDDS, and serves on the dental advisory board of Smile Source.  He is completely dedicated to his profession and patients.

Eric EllingsenDDS

Dr. Eric Ellingsen is a lifelong resident of Spokane and has been practicing dentistry in the Spokane Valley since 1997.  As a founding member of Smile Source Spokane, Dr. Ellingsen has enjoyed the ability to care for individuals and their smiles over the years and keep them in optimum health.  He consistently completes over twice the yearly requirement of Continuing Education enabling him to always keep abreast of new procedures or perhaps just a better way to make your visit more enjoyable.  Monitoring the health effects of how your oral health influences your overall health is a growing concern.  Dr. Ellingsen and his team evaluate such conditions as snoring, joint replacement, sleep apnea, diabetes, and cancer and work with your physician to improve your overall care and results.  

As an advisory board member of the Spokane District Dental Society and the Inland Empire Periodontal Study Club, Dr. Ellingsen helps to influence and guide the direction of local dentistry in a positive direction.  Other memberships include the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.  Dr. Ellingsen has also been repeatedly elected by his peers as one of Spokane’s top dentists as reported annually in the Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine.  Smile Source Spokane continues to be one of the leaders in dental care in the Spokane Valley and Inland Empire area and we look forward to you joining our dental family.

SarahPatient Care Coordinator

Sarah, one of our patient care coordinators, is devoted to creating a fun and nurturing environment for your dental experience.  She has been with the practice for over 22 years.  Sarah enjoys building relationships with patients.  Her warm personality and infectious laugh will ensure you never forget her and want to return.  Sarah stays very active with her two boys and loving husband.

KatiePatient Care Coordinator

Katie is a patient care coordinator at our office.  She is responsible for making sure our new and long-standing patients have the best experience possible during their visit as well as coordinating our sleep apnea treatments.  She enjoys building relationships with everyone who comes into the office and developing new and better ways to help us stand out above the rest.  She was born and raised in North Idaho. She loves hiking and doing anything in the great outdoors and her two children keep her hands and heart full of love and joy. 

KeniaPatient Care Coordinator

Kenia, one of our patient care coordinators, was born and raised in Mexico. After she graduated from BYU-Idaho where she met her husband, the pair moved to Spokane and have loved this city ever since.  She is excited to be part of the team and bring you a friendly, caring dental experience. In her free time, Kenia loves cheering on her favorite basketball team…Go Zags! She also enjoys cooking and watching baking shows (not actually baking, though)! She and her husband also have family all over Mexico and Canada, whom they try to visit as much as they can.

TaylorDental Hygienist

Taylor is a dental hygienist and graduated from Shoreline, WA in 2015.  She loves creating relationships with her patients and helping them on the path to better health.  Taylor also teaches Dental Hygiene part time at EWU.  She thoroughly enjoys helping her students become successful hygienists.  Taylor is considered a big “foodie”, so when she is not at work , she is usually cooking with her husband or planning her next dinner party and enjoying the rambunctiousness of their new puppy.

KelsiDental Hygienist

Kelsi is a dental hygienist and brings the latest in dental hygiene information and care to the patient experience.  Her warm smile and engaging laugh will have you smiling as well.  Kelsi excels at forming relationships with her patients and loves to help them feel comfortable and confident.  She graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology in 2008 and relocated to Post Falls, ID in 2009.  Outside of work, Kelsi enjoys winter sports, boating, hiking and spending time with her husband and their beautiful daughter, Lauren. 

AprilDental Hygienist

 April has been a dental hygienist for 16 years.  She graduated from O.I.T. with her Bachelor’s degree and worked in Portland, OR for several years.  April and her husband have lived in Valleyford for the past 12 years.  They have 2 children, Josie and Landon, who keep them very busy and entertained.  April enjoys skiing in the winter and spending time with her family at Lake Roosevelt in the summer.

Jaelyn Dental Hygienist

Jaelyn is a dental hygienist who graduated from EWU with a Bachelor’s degree in 2015.  Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, she was a registered dental assistant for 5 years.  Jaelyn grew up in Kennewick, WA but has lived in the Spokane area for over 8 years.  Jaelyn enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their daughter.  She enjoys gardening during the warmer months and coaching High School gymnastics during the winter.

RachelDental Assistant

Rachel is a dental assistant who has been assisting since 1996.  The best part of her job is caring for patients and she loves how every day is different in this field.  Rachel takes many continuing education courses outside of the office to stay up to date on the latest technologies and advancements to bring the absolute best care she can to her patients.  In her spare time she is with her husband Casey and their 2 boys, Camden and Xavier.  Whether it is on the beach in Mexico or up north on the Pend Oreille River, you can find them having fun and enjoying life.

AprilDental Assistant

April has been a dental assistant for over 8 years and has worked with Dr. Henneberg for 7 years.   She absolutely loves her job and the fact that she works with 2 amazing Doctors and a wonderful team.  She strives to provide the best dentistry to our patients and makes them feel comfortable.  April finds joy and fulfillment in helping our patients gain confidence in themselves through their smile.  When she is not working, April enjoys spending time with her husband and their son along with family and friends.  You also will find her attending as many concerts as she can because she has a great love of music.