Dental FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
What is sedation dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is a specialty with Dr. Linger here in Charlotte. If you are afraid or have anxiety about visiting the dentist, our gentle and safe sedation dentistry techniques may be your answer to calming your fears. Dr. Linger has helped many patients correct years of oral neglect in just one or two comfortable and stress-free dental visits. We take your concerns seriously and we’re here to help by providing a range of sedation options that will help you to relax completely and float through your dental visits.
Would dental implants help my missing teeth?
Dental implant treatment with Dr. Linger uses state-of-the-art dental microsurgery to give you implants that are just like your own teeth! Plus, our procedure leaves no scars and no stitches with much faster healing and recovery time. Dr. Linger is one of the few dentists in the country offering Dental Implant Microsurgery. Our fully-equipped surgical suites offer the latest in patient comfort and technology, allowing you to complete all of your dental implant treatment in ONE location…ours!
What are your office hours?
Monday 9:00am to 4:00pm*, Tuesday 7:00am to 4:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Thursday 7:00am to 4:00pm, and Friday 7:00am to 4:00pm*. We are closed on either Monday or Friday each week.
Where did Dr. Linger receive his education?
Dr. Linger completed his undergraduate and dental education at West Virginia University, graduating from the school of dentistry in 1996, where he received the William Reed Butler Scholarship for excellence in research. Few dentists have received the level of training that Dr. Linger has as a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. Less than 1% of dentists have achieved this designation. This represents training across a broad range of dentistry from surgery to cosmetics. Studying around the world, Dr. Linger has trained with some of the world’s leaders in cosmetic dentistry including the Pankey Institute and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study.
Where do I find the New Patient Forms?
Our patient care team loves helping you with all of the paperwork needed to correctly assess and manage your dental records and care. If you are a new patient, please download all of our New Patient Forms right here. You can then complete them and bring them with you to your appointment. Do you need an appointment? Request an appointment by calling us at 704-364-2510 or completing our Contact Form here.