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.
Away from work, Dr. Judy trains in karate and currently a second degree black belt rank, Hapkido with first degree black belt rank, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with brown belt rank. Having a passion for music, he has been playing guitar for over 20 years, even performing professionally in the greater Seattle area. Dr. Judy is 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.
Ashley achieved her AA degree in General Sciences through the Running Start program at Bellevue College, and graduated with it at the age of eighteen. She then pursued her passion of helping others by going into the customer service industry. In her free time she enjoys partaking in various physical activities, including weight lifting, running and hiking, and has earned her purple belt in Brazilian JiuJitsu. She also is an avid reader, and prefers to read books on personal development, leadership and Psychology. Two fun facts about Ashley; she owns Sugar Gliders as pets and her favorite foods are Mexican, Sushi and doughnuts.
Hollie has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She enjoys helping our patients have a pleasant and comfortable experience at every appointment. Her goal for our patients is to help them achieve the gift of being able to smile with confidence! Hollie enjoys spending time with her 3 children, exploring all the best of Seattle and traveling.
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.
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.
Galina graduated as a dental hygienist from Miami, FL in 2016, and has been happily serving her patients ever since. She is very passionate about providing the utmost care, and her calm demeanor helps new patients feel comfortable and at ease. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with friends, traveling to new places and spending time with her cat.