Dr. Colleen Tracy has been involved in the dental field since 1975 when she began working as a dental assistant and sterilization technician. Once she received her high school diploma, Dr. Tracy attended Shoreline Community College and graduated the Dental Hygiene Program with honors in 1985.
While working as a hygienist, Dr. Tracy attended the University of Washington Dental School and graduated and passed her board examinations in 1990. For the first eight years of her dental career, she was associated with Dr. Ronald Tracy (her father, who has been in practice since 1958) and in various other clinical settings.
Dr. Tracy has also been a clinical instructor at the Shoreline Community College Department of Dental Hygiene, Pierce County Community College Department of Dental Hygiene, and Lake Washington Technical Institute Department of Dental Hygiene.
In 1998, Dr. Tracy took over the practice of Dr. Lyle Ostlund, located in the Medical/Dental building in downtown Everett. Her office has currently moved to South Everett in the Silverlake Pavilion.
Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Tracy has continually taken courses to stay current in the latest technology and techniques. She also is involved in several dental research and study groups, and is a member of the Everett Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Tracy has two children. When she is not performing dentistry she enjoys her time with her family, skiing, and tennis.