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Get to know Dr. Paul Thai

Get to Know Dr. Paul Thai

June 17, 2022
By Paul H. Thai, DDS
Park Dental Eden Prairie

Get to know Dr. Paul Thai from Park Dental Eden Prairie.  With over 20 years of service at Park Dental, Dr. Thai tells us what areas of dentistry he enjoys most and what he finds most rewarding, and also shares some fun facts about himself. Learn more by checking out Dr. Thai’s profile below!

What made you choose dentistry?
My older sister is a dentist and I helped in her practice and got into dentistry (even though she told me not to do it, it’s tough work!).

What do you love most about being a dentist or what do you find the most rewarding?
Helping people who have issues with their teeth.  The technical aspect of the procedure and the science and biology of the practice of dentistry.

What’s your care/treatment philosophy?
Give the patients what they want. I’m here to help them.

Is there a particular area of dentistry you enjoy the most or like to focus on?
Sedation and implants are my interests because it’s always changing, and I have to keep up with it.

When did you start or how many years have you been with Park Dental?
I started with Park Dental in 2000, 20+ years!

What is one thing you love most about Park Dental?
Working with other doctors and team members.

What do you enjoy most about being part of a group practice?
Having lots of resources to help me practice.

And now for a little fun, let’s get to know Dr. Thai on a personal level.

  • What did you want to be when you were a kid?
    A fighter pilot  
  • What was your very first job?
    Arby’s. My first boss at Arby’s later became the practice manager at my first practice at Park Dental.
  • What’s your favorite food or drink?
    Thai food (of course?)
  • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
    Thailand and Vietnam – my favorite places because of the food and it’s cheap!
  • What’s your favorite movie?
    Top Gun
  • What’s your favorite genre of music to listen to?
    Love the 80’s music!
  • What are your hobbies?
    Cars – working on them and driving them at the track
  • What’s your favorite season?
  • What’s your favorite animal?
    Dog. We have a corgi.
  • How many different states have you lived in?

Dr. Thai practices at our Eden Prairie, MN location.  To learn more about Dr. This and schedule an appointment, click here.

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