Meet Dr. Larry Parker

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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