Donald Lincks, DDS, MSc
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Donald Linck II, a board certified orthodontist, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of California in San Francisco. He practiced general dentistry in the U.S. Navy (as a lieutenant) and Berkeley, California, prior to earning his specialty certification in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Columbia University, New York, in 1968. Since then he has maintained a full time, exclusive orthodontic practice in Pleasant Hill, California. He also maintains satellite offices in Hercules and Concord, both in California.
Dr. Linck is exceedingly passionate about continuing one’s professional education as evident by one of his latest accomplishments, receiving his Master of Science Degree from the University of Donau in Krems, Austria; the topic for his master’s thesis was distraction osteogenesis.
Dr. Linck’s commitment to his profession and to clinical excellence has gained him considerable respect among his peers both nationally and internationally. He is often called upon to lecture around the world on such subjects in dental sciences and orthodontics as TMJ dysfunction, orthognathic surgery, and distraction osteogenesis, just to name a few.
In addition to being a professor at Roseman University College of Dental Medicine, he is currently on the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry and University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, and on staff at Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery, Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, John Muir Hospital, Walnut Creek, and Mt. Diablo Hospital, Concord.
His other professional affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontists, the California State Society of Orthodontists, the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education, the American Dental Association, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a Charter Member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists.