and will go above and beyond to meet your needs and make sure that you have
a pleasant experience at our office.
After graduating in 2006, he worked in California at a public health clinic, where he was quickly promoted to Deputy Clinic Director. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. Missing the Pacific Northwest and his family, he moved back to Mercer Island in 2009. After working for an emergency dental clinic for two years, Dr. Judy had the opportunity to purchase Dr. John Linds practice upon his retirement.
When not taking care of his patients, Dr. Judy trains in karate (black belt rank) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (blue belt rank). He has played guitar for over 20 years even performing professionally in the greater Seattle area. He’s also an avid motorcycle rider, hiker and snowboarder. Next on his bucket list: to reach the summit of Mount Rainier.
Spanish, German, Finnish, Ukrainian, Russian, Farsi, Mandarin
Our Mercer Island dentist office is in network with many dental insurance companies because we network through Connection Dental. We are also in network with Premera, Regence, and Washington Dental Service. At your appointment, we will do our best to help you get the maximum benefit from your insurance.
Kathy has been in the dental field for 20+ years and has a wealth of knowledge, having experience as a dental assistant and as Office Manager. It’s great to have career in which I look forward to going to work every day. I have seen many life changing experiences in restoring smiles. I love what I do. I married my best friend 30 years ago. Mark and I have 4 grown children and 4 awesome grandsons. I enjoy hanging out with my family, camping, fishing, boating, decorating cakes and crocheting.
Karley came to us through the medical administration program at Everest College. She grew up in the greater Seattle area and as a true Seattle native she enjoys hiking, snowboarding and traveling. She is an avid sports fan so you can always catch her rooting for the Seahawks on Sundays.
After earning her Dental Assistant Certification from Pima Medical Institute, Rachel was hired by Dr. Lind in 2003. She was delighted to continue on with Dr. Judy following Dr. Lind’s retirement. Cheerful and outgoing, Rachel always has a smile for her new and long-time patients. Her motto: “Enjoy life and laugh daily!” A busy soccer mom, she enjoys spending time with her family. She also volunteers to help disadvantaged and troubled youth in Seattle.
Marianna was born in Ukraine and moved to the USA in 2003. She is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. In 2005 Marianna graduated from Dental Assistant Program at Renton Technical College. In her free time she enjoys visiting her family and learning American culture and country and western style dance. Every day she tries to better herself for both the practice and patients.
Born and raised in Iran, Forouz came to the United States in 1998. She earned her AA from Shoreline Community College and her AS in Dental Hygiene from Seattle Central Community College. She worked with Dr. Lind from 2008 until his retirement, and now works alongside Dr. Judy. An accomplished green thumb, Forouz is responsible for the gorgeous flower arrangements you’ll see in the office. She also loves animals, especially cats. And they love her right back.
Oregon Institute of Technology, Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene
Seattle Central Community College, Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene
Almost all dental diseases are preventable, and Linnea's approach is to apply the latest dental hygiene techniques to prevent them. She provides quality care with a gentle touch and a commitment to patient comfort. She always takes time to listen to her patients' needs and to explain the latest findings in preventative care.
Linnea was born in Chengdu, China. She moved to Seattle in 2002, and has been a Mercer Island resident since 2008. Besides her passion for dental hygiene, Linnea loves exploring Seattle with her husband and two young children. She also enjoys traveling, fitness and cooking.