James Lin DMD

Your Trustworthy Family Dentist


Your Trustworthy Family Dentist


We help families understand their options and make informed decisions on how to improve their oral health.

As their trusted partner, we work with them to achieve a functional and esthetic smile that they can enjoy.

Our Services

Welcome to Our Practice

Your search for an honest family dentist in Los Gatos can often feel overwhelming. At the office of James Lin, DMD, our first-rate team of professionals is here to make your choice easier.

From simplifying the complexities of dental insurance to being conscientious of your individual needs and comfort, we are ready to help! Our compassionate team strives to create a warm and inviting atmosphere because we have your best interests in mind.

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10 Reasons Why Patients Choose Us

We understand the challenges you may experience when navigating the complex world of dentistry. Our team works hard so that you can focus on enjoying life and showing off your bright and healthy smile. Here are reasons patients choose James Lin, DMD:

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff with over eighty-five years of combined clinical experience
  • Central location on Highway 85 and Los Gatos Blvd, sharing an iconic building with Starbucks, Subway, and Wellness Pharmacy – ample underground parking
  • Supporters and sponsors of your neighborhood schools and the local community
  • Minimal wait time
  • Private and spacious patient care rooms
  • High-definition intraoral camera to involve you in your oral care (you can see what we see!)
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry--Only 6% of dentists complete the requirements to receive this designation. It is one of the most distinguished awards in general dentistry.
  • Simplified explanations of your insurance plan’s coverage, limitations, and restrictions can be provided
  • Phone and text reminders before your appointment
  • Patients who refer their friends and family – many new patients come via referrals by a current patient, which is one of the highest compliments we can receive

Our Comprehensive Dental Services

At James Lin, DMD, we don’t just treat symptoms; we strive to prevent disease. Your body works best when everything is in balance. Therefore, we always use the most conservative approach to promote and maintain optimal health.

Among the dental services we provide are:


  • “I typically do not write reviews but after getting my fillings from Dr. Lin...I must say that Dr. Lin is beyond amazing!! He is the most caring, patient, gentle, respectful, and attentive dentist that I have ever encountered - top-tier bedside manners. On top of that, he has chosen such great staff members to work alongside him. I will definitely be a regular patient.”
    - Cheryl-Ann A.

  • “I had a wonderful visit with Dr. Lin and staff. His staff were kind and accommodating, and I felt like I got all the attention I needed as I came in with a minor back injury. My cleaning and evaluation was thorough and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience. My entire family plans to continue to see Dr. Lin.”
    - Dan P.

  • “Dr. Lin and his staff are wonderful! I'm so happy I found him. Kim does an excellent cleaning, the office is spotless and Dr. Lin is a very caring dentist. His staff is friendly & helpful.”
    - T. M.

  • “Dr. Lin and everyone in the office are wonderful. I have had an awful fear of going to the dentist office since my lifelong dentist retired. From the moment I arrived they put me at ease. I never felt rushed and each person took me time to make me feel important. I always felt that I was their priority. I won’t say that I enjoy the dentist but I don’t fear going to Dr.Lin’s office.”
    - Peg R.


Our Floss-ophy

At his full-service dental practice, Dr. James Lin performs high-quality cosmetic, implant, and modern family dentistry in a comfortable and relaxed setting. In addition, Dr. Lin has achieved the distinction of a "Fellow" in the Academy of General Dentistry, exemplifying his passion for continuing education. By staying at the forefront of dentistry, he strives to provide excellent, functional, and aesthetic solutions.

In addition to his clinical attention to detail, Dr. Lin and his team are committed to assisting you in making the best decisions for your oral health. We facilitate discussion of dental care options using our high-definition intraoral camera. This, coupled with clear communication, makes it easier for you to learn about your oral health, fostering confidence in your decision-making.

Our friends and neighbors in Los Gatos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, West San Jose, Campbell, Cambrian Park, Willow Glen, Fruitdale, Robertsville, and Alamitos come to us for quality dental care, and they stay with us because of the relationships we develop.

We Help Reduce Your Stress and Dental Anxiety

Many people experience anxiety before and during their dental appointments – our goal is to make your visit as easy and pain-free as possible. Our team members are proud of their ability to simplify dental insurance's complex nature and prioritize your individual needs. As a family dentist, first and foremost – Dr. Lin takes great pride in creating a pleasant dental experience for patients of all ages and backgrounds. Patients have shared their appreciation of his cheerful staff and calm personality, whether using his well-received countdown technique, or just being mindful of non-verbal cues.

We Value Community Involvement

It's essential for you to feel at home with us, and we find that our patients appreciate how we engage with our local community. Dr. Lin is proud to sponsor local schools, including Los Gatos High School and Leigh High School. We recognize our neighborhoods' family-oriented atmosphere and make it a mission to build long-lasting relationships in our office based on a foundation of friendship and trust.

As a Cupertino native, Dr. Lin maintains a host of local connections and involvements personally and professionally as an active member of the Santa Clara County Dental Society.

Contact Our Dental Office in Los Gatos, CA

Dr. Lin’s team of honest and caring professionals is ready to serve you and your family to build relationships that will last for life. If you appreciate an open and friendly dental team prepared to ensure you receive the best and most appropriate care, we invite you to call our dental office and book your appointment today!

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