Meet Dr. Lin Zhu

Helping each of her patients to achieve and maintain long term dental health is Dr. Zhu’s devotion. She enjoys when her dedication to excellent dental care leads to a satisfied smile of her patients. Dr. Zhu believes that actively engaging her patients in a better understanding of their treatment ensures the best results for the future.

Dr. Zhu received her dental education from UCLA and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center becoming a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2011. She worked a year as general dentist before entering the specialty residency program at OUHSC. She graduated in early 2015 with a Certificate and MS in Periodontics.

She is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. This distinction signifies her as board certified periodontist who has made significant achievement beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the periodontal specialty. Dr. Zhu is one of only a few Pinhole Certified periodontists in the Portland/Vancouver area, an advanced scalpel-free, suture-free procedure for correcting gum recession.

Dr. Zhu also holds a PhD in Oral Biology from UCLA. She received numerous awards and authored 14 peer-reviewed articles in leading scientific and dental journals. Her scientific background and continued education in periodontology will provide her patients the highest standards of periodontal care and ensures advanced treatment for periodontal disease.

Dr. Zhu and her husband Jens together with their two sons, Gavin and Julian feel fortunate to call the Pacific Northwest their home. In her free time Dr. Zhu enjoys spending time with her family.


  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association