Here at New Ulm Dental Clinic, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (507) 233-9400!

Meet Larry Parker, DMD

“My philosophy is to keep my patients’ teeth functional and healthy. Overall health can be directly related to the health of the mouth, and healthy people are happy people. Seeing people from all walks of life makes me appreciate what hard work brings, but also reminds me where I came from.”

Dr. Larry Parker attended Southern Utah University where he graduated with his honors in Biology in 1995. He continued on to Temple University School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2003. Dr. Parker continues his education regularly, attending numerous continuing education classes to stay up to date on current treatment modalities.

Dr. Parker believes in the importance of active involvement in the dental community and is a member of the Southern District Dental Society, Minnesota Dental Board of Delegates and Southern District Dental Study Club.

Dr. Parker is originally from Cedar City, UT, and currently resides in Mankato with his wife, Shannon, and his two sons, Jack, and Samuel. Their daughter, Jordan, attends Southern Utah University where she is majoring in Biology. He is the Varsity Scout Coach for Team 231, active in his church, and can be found running marathons, playing basketball and golf, and traveling with his family in his free time.

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Meet David Kirkhoff, DDS

“It is with great pleasure that I introduce myself to the New Ulm community. I’m excited to join the community because of the area’s unique heritage that continues to be honored by its hard working residents and time honored traditions. I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve New Ulm and the surrounding area and look forward to meeting and joining you on your journey to oral health.”

Dr. David H. Kirkhoff was born and raised in Cambridge, MN. With both a father and great-grandfather who were dentists, the choice to pursue the dental profession was a natural one. He attended St. Olaf College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 2015. He then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2019.

Dr. Kirkhoff believes in the importance of lifelong learning and practicing evidence based dentistry. During his undergraduate and graduate training, he engaged in research under the direction of renowned dental researchers at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute and HealthPartners Institute. Continuing education continues to be a driving force in Dr. Kirkhoff’s career through local study clubs and nationally based programs. His professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Southern District Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Volunteerism and community service both locally and internationally are important to Dr. Kirkhoff. He has traveled to Guatemala and Honduras on dental mission trips and volunteered his services at Minnesota Mission of Mercy. In his spare time Dr. Kirkhoff enjoys cycling, alpine skiing, kayaking, hiking, fishing and golf. He also cherishes time spent at the family cabin in north-central Minnesota.

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Meet Trevor Gibbs, DDS

Growing up as a farm kid, working in construction and healthcare, and serving as a Combat Medic overseas for the Army has given me a unique perspective. These experiences have not only instilled a strong work ethic, they have also developed my appreciation for people in all walks of life. I enjoy working with patients to understand their dental concerns and delivering the highest quality of care possible to achieve their oral health goals in a relaxed environment.

Dr. Gibbs grew up on a farm near Le Center, MN. He enlisted in the Minnesota Army National Guard in 1999 as a Combat Medic, serving three tours overseas, and is proud to still serve today as a Dental Officer. After completing his Bachelor of Science degree from MSU-Mankato, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota. Committed to lifelong learning, Dr. Gibbs then chose to complete a General Practice Residency program at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis where he also joined the Minnesota Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry. His professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association and Southern District Dental Society.

Having such diverse life experiences, Dr. Gibbs understands that every person and situation is unique and strives to work together with patients to achieve their oral health goals. His commitment to personalized dental care will be apparent from the very first appointment.

In his free time, Dr. Gibbs enjoys spending time with his wife- Ali, daughter- Myra, and son- Niko. He loves sports, and especially enjoys scratching his competitive itch with bowling, golf, softball, bicycling, and running. The Gibbs family is excited to be back in southern Minnesota and grateful to be welcomed into the wonderful community of New Ulm.

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