Born in South Korea, Dr. Kathy Lin has lived all over the country before calling Seattle her home. She has spent most of her childhood in Georgia and California and completed her Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Lin attended dental school at the historic University of Michigan where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon International Dental Honor Society. After dental school, she obtained her certificate and Masters in Orthodontics at Oregon Health and Science University in 2021.
Dr. Lin’s formal education in orthodontics has provided her with a strong foundation of knowledge and experience. She enjoys providing quality orthodontic care to patients of all ages. Her training and the mentorship she received have given her a strong understanding of diagnosis, treatment planning, biomechanics, and biomaterials, allowing her to provide each patient with the high standard of care they come to expect and deserve. By regularly participating in continuing education, she is able to stay current on the latest technology and orthodontic treatments. Dr. Lin finds great joy in helping her patients achieve and maintain their dental goals that set them up for beautiful and healthy smiles for a lifetime.
Away from the office, Dr. Lin enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, her two kids, and her long time friend/dog Patrick. She is an avid reader and welcomes all book recommendations! Her family passionately cheers on Michigan football in the fall (GO BLUE!).
Dr. Lin joined Pacific Orthodontics in the summer of 2023. She is honored to be part of this wonderful and lively practice, where she enjoys treating patients of all ages.