Dr. Beth was born and raised in Lakewood, WA. From a young age she grew up observing her father’s passion and dedication for providing quality dental care to his community. This influenced her to purse her own career as a dentist. She went to school and practiced as a Dental Hygienist from 1982 to 1986; she then decided to further her passion for dentistry and returned to the University of Washington and obtained her Dental Degree in 1990. After working hand in hand with her Father Dr. Ralph O’Connor she took over his practice in 1998, and has been providing quality care and personalized attention to her patients since then.
Dr. Beth is influential in the dental community, leading and attending study groups for continuing education. Since 2009 she has been an active member of Spear Dental Institute in Arizona where she travels to continue growing her education. Dr. Beth and her staff combine advanced dental technology with a dental and personal style, striving to excel in creating stunning smiles and raving fans.
Outside of work Dr. Beth and husband Dr. Ross Drangsholt live in Lakewood with their 3 children. She is a tri-athlete, skier, and sports enthusiast! They are both avid supporters of their children’s rowing passion. Dr. Beth looks forward to welcoming you to our strong patient – dentist partnership, the key to achieving an optimal dental care for you and your family.