Dr. Joseph Parker

Dr. Joseph Parker was born in California, and when he was 12 years
old, he moved to Canada with his family. Following high school, Dr.
Parker moved to New Mexico to serve a 2-year mission. After his
mission, he then moved to Indiana to pursue his dream of becoming a
dentist. He attended the Indiana University-Purdue University
Indianapolis, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Biology before
earning a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Kentucky
College of Dentistry.

Dr. Parker feels it is his mission to enrich the lives of others
through the art and science of dentistry. He believes that it is his
responsibility to provide the best treatment options to his patients.
When providing treatment, he strives for excellence.

Dr. Parker is married with five children and has a little Yorkie named
Trixie. When he is not at the office, he enjoys spending time at home
with family, exercising, playing sports, volunteering, serving in the
community, and watching movies.

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