Meet our team
Tietan Dental Dentists
Dr. Don Kellogg
"Experienced, friendly, and focused" are words that describe Dr. Don. A well known gentle touch is the hallmark of his thirty-eight years of practice.
As a Walla Walla native, Don graduated from Walla Walla College and then from Loma Linda School of Dentistry. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda, who has helped manage his practice from its beginning.
Don is passionate about outdoor activities, especially things motorized and fast. He especially enjoys his beautifully restored 1939 Chevy hot rod.
Other contributions include teaching a pre-dental class at Walla Walla University and an adjunct faculty position at Loma Linda School of Dentistry. Don and Linda have also done foreign mission dental service. Don maintains an active dental practice, as well as membership in several dental societies and organizations for the latest in continuing education.
Dr. David Kellogg
Dr. David David Kellogg was born and raised in the Walla Walla Valley. David is a 1982 graduate of Walla Walla College with a B.S. in Biology and a 1986 graduate of the University of Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco. Married in 1991, David and Desiree have two children, Chloe and Aiden. David joined his father, Robert, in dental practice in 1988 and later helped form Tietan Dental Team with his brother, Dr. Don Kellogg, and Dr. David Hernandez in 1997.
David is trained in all aspects of general dentistry including implants, crowns, and bridges, and removable dentures. He has a special interest in bonded restorations. Patients praise him for his gentle injection technique and good rapport with children.
Outside the office his interests include tennis, snow skiing, water sports, golf, motor sports, photography, music and travel.
Dr. Julie Kellogg
Julie is a third generation dentist, who decided to follow in the footsteps of her grandfather, father and uncle while still in high school. She is a graduate of Walla Walla University and Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. She returned to the Walla Walla valley to continue her family's tradition of excellent dental care. Julie and her father Dr. Don Kellogg enjoy treating challenging cases together and patients enjoy the father-daughter teamwork.
Julie's passion for dentistry is to provide patients with a smile they are proud of. She has a vision of both excellence and aesthetics. One of her special interests is the exciting new developments in cavity prevention and the oral systemic connection. This includes developing new protocols for physicians and dentists working together. She wants to facilitate her patients improving their general health and lifestyle through oral health.
Julie is past president of the Walla Walla Valley Dental Society which brings current continuing education to local dentists and serves on the governing board of a local hospital. She is a member of the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration and the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health. In 2015, she completed the Washington State Dental Association's Leadership Institute. Julie has an interest in mentoring college students to develop positive career goals and is currently the course director for the Introduction to Dentistry class taught at Walla Walla University.
Julie is passionate about enjoying the outdoors and the mountains, especially snow skiing. Her two white dogs, Rossi and Mochi, accompany her hiking and paddle boarding around the Pacific Northwest and the family place at Priest Lake. Julie feels privileged to have enjoyed many international travels including China and Iceland and always looks forward to new adventures and destinations.
Dr. Chad Ordelheide
Dr. Ordelheide was born in Denver, Colorado in 1976. In 1980, his father a dentist and his mother a nurse moved the family to Malawi, Africa to do missionary work. They spent 6 years in Africa before moving back to Oakdale, California where his family still resides.
Dr. Ordelheide's education has taken him to Pacific Union College and Walla Walla University where in 1999 he received degrees in Business Administration and Spanish. Chad also studied Spanish in Argentina and taught in Kenya prior to starting dental school.
Since graduating Loma Linda University in 2004 Dr. Ordelheide has been working at a multi dentist SDA regional clinic in Guam. He served as clinic director for the last 6 of those years. Dr. Ordelheide enjoys many aspects of dentistry but excels in aesthetic bonding, crown and bridge, minor orthodontics and providing innovative solutions for patients' dental needs.
Dr. O's Family consists of wife Shoshanna, daughter Ashlyn and their son Chase. His interests include traveling, camping, skiing, mountain climbing, golf, woodworking, scuba diving and photography. He has also been known to play his clarinet or guitar on occasion. He always enjoys learning something new, so feel free to share you favorite hobbies and pastimes with him.