our Charlotte dental team

    We are consistently rated the #1 dental office in Charlotte by patient reviews

    Our Charlotte Dental Family

    One big reason our patients choose us is because we have a team of people who provide many different services under one roof, with one doctor that follows all phases of treatment and sees the whole picture from start to finish. Caring and personal dentistry is our passion!

    We are consistently rated the #1 dental office in Charlotte by patient reviews. This distinction is a point of pride and responsibility for us. You have our word that we will work to continue to earn your trust and loyalty. We are grateful for your wonderful referrals of your friends and family and the confidence that those referrals imply

    This dental team came together because we all have the same vision for the care and service that our patients want and deserve. It is our passion to continually provide you with a dental experience that far exceeds your expectations. It is our joy to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful office.



    Carolyn – Patient Concierge

    Carolyn is your “go-to” person in the office. With over 10 years of dental experience, she will take care of all of the administrative details around your treatment. Patients tell us they just love Carolyn’s always pleasant attitude and warm smile. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Carolyn has been in Charlotte since 2008. She is married and has a new baby girl, as well as a son at the University of South Carolina. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling and running 5k races.

    Lynne - Certified Dental Assistant

    Lynne - Certified Dental Assistant – Patient Comfort Specialist, Dental Assistant

    Lynne has been a dental assistant for over 20 years and is highly experienced in general dentistry and surgical procedures. Lynne has been working with Dr. Linger since 1998. Patients love seeing Lynne’s familiar, smiling face and respect her deep knowledge and skill. A native North Carolinian, Lynne has a dog, Oliver, that she adores. She enjoys reading, camping, walking and spending time with family and friends. Be sure to tell Lynne about your favorite trails when you’re here.

    Traci Murray

    Traci - Registered Dental Hygienist – Patient Comfort Specialist, Licensed Periodontal Therapist

    Traci has been a dental hygienist since 2000 and has worked with Dr. Linger since 2007. She was born in Madison W.V., and has a son, David in college. Traci’s patients love her because she is so nice, open and straightforward; she makes her patients feel so comfortable while working with them. Another of our dog lovers, Traci has a lab named Casey. Traci spends her free time enjoying her son’s games on the baseball field and she also enjoys reading. She’d love you to share your favorite titles the next time you’re here.

    Sadie Therapy Dog

    Sadie Therapy Dog – Patient Comfort Specialist

    Sadie is a Cockapoo with a warm, loving and calm personality. She loves to make your visit comfortable. She will even sit on your lap if you need her to. Our patients with anxiety say that having Sadie with them helps make their visit very comfortable. You can follow Sadie on Twitter @TherapydogSadie or Facebook.

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