40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

ERIN ELLIOTT

  • Post Falls, Idaho
  • Post Falls Family Dental

Age:

38

Name of Practice:

Post Falls Family Dental

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

Creighton University


Why She Was Nominated

A skilled technical dentist, Dr. Elliott is taking a stand against sleep apnea in her North Idaho community, having logged the CE hours necessary to equip herself and her practice to treat patients with the condition.

Philosophy

“W.I.T.: Whatever It Takes.” Dr. Elliott and her team help connect the dots between what the patient wants and needs and the broad range of treatment options available.

Favorite Aspect of Dentistry

Seeing the before and after in her work. “I love being able to take a broken-down tooth or smile and restore it to something beautiful,” Dr. Elliott says.

Tool She Can't Live Without

The Two Striper bur by Premier. “No matter where I worked, I needed to have this,” Dr. Elliott says. She also loves Kettenbach impression products for use in screening for sleep apnea.