Linda Park, DDS
By Invitation Only
Which dental school did you attend?
University of Michigan.
What year did you graduate?
What's the most unique characteristic about your dental practice?
Extending beyond tooth dentistry, helping others understand the importance of how their mouth contributes to their overall health. Significantly, we have an emphasis on airway and its contribution to overall health.
What is your most noticeable characteristic?
I love to help others achieve and understand better health for themselves.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Being honoring to the Lord in what I do.
What is your favorite pastime?
Taking walks with Marty and our dogs on the trails of our 57 acres.
What book are you currently reading?
The Bible, The Hole in our Holiness (Kevin DeYoung), The Cause and Cure of Malocclusion (John Mew), and Epoch (Kevin Swanson).
I Love To Help Others Achieve And Understand Better Health For Themselves.
What is your all time favorite movie?
The Sound of Music.
What is your favorite memory of childhood?
Going on great family vacations.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Raising our children to love and honor the Lord.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
That he seeks God first.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Being dignified but loving.
What will you not tolerate from anyone?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
That I would be more discerning (based on Working Genius by Pat Lencioni).
What do you value the most?
My relationship with God.
What talent would you most like to have?
I would like to get back to watercolor painting someday.
Who is the person you most admire?
What did you learn from your father?
The value of hard work-tenacity.
What's the most important thing you learned from your mother?
Putting others before myself, self-sacrifice.
Tell us about your pets.
Duchess (Sheepadoodle), Duke (American Bully), Sunny (Sheepadoodle puppy), and Kenzie, Reba, Rocky, Winnie G, and Gussie Lou (our five Yaks).
What is your pet peeve?
What quality in others earns your trust?
What is it that people don't know about you?
I grew up on an island on the Detroit River.
What is your motto?
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!!
What is the most important thing you've learned about yourself since working with Straine?
Through my experience with Straine, I've come to realize that leading is not just a role, but an act of love that requires compassion and a deep understanding of emotional intelligence.