James Lin DMD

Meet the Team at James Lin, DMD, Inc.

The entire team at the office of James Lin, DMD, is looking forward to meeting you and creating a trust-based relationship to benefit you and your family's smiles for years to come. We strive to provide functional and attractive solutions of the highest quality in a comfortable and personalized environment.

Dr. James Lin has extensive expertise in several dental disciplines for excellent family and emergency care. He is professionally recognized as a leader in his field and has attained the distinction of "Fellow" with the Academy of General Dentistry. His experience and calming, friendly manner assure you that we are committed to achieving the best results for our friends and neighbors in Los Gatos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, West San Jose, Campbell, Cambrian Park, Willow Glen, Fruitdale, Robertsville, and Alamitos.

To learn more about Dr. Lin, we encourage you to explore this section, read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and discover our exceptional services and technology.

Dr. James Lin, Dentist in Los Gatos, CA

Dr. James Lin, DMD


Dr. James Lin was born and raised in Cupertino. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh. While in dental school, Dr. Lin was awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to provide preventative oral health care to children with cortical visual impairment.

After dental school, he completed a general practice residency at the VA Hospital, Mott Children’s Hospital, and the University of Michigan Hospital. In these capacities, he pursued advanced training in implantology, endodontics, oral surgery, and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Lin has since served his patients in the Bay Area for several years.

Dr. Lin implements high-quality dental treatments while being attentive to your comfort, addressing your concerns, and explaining your options. Dr. Lin is also a big proponent of patient education, relying on solid communication skills to ensure you are informed and involved in treatment decisions. Dr. Lin takes great pride in creating a pleasant dental experience for his patients. In fact, many patients have shared that they appreciate his calm personality and his excellent staff.

As an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and Santa Clara Dental Society, Dr. Lin enjoys the challenge of continuous learning to stay at the forefront of dentistry.

Outside of the office, Dr. Lin enjoys traveling, hiking, playing ultimate frisbee, and trying new eateries. He is also an avid Golden State Warriors fan!

Dr. Kim

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Kim graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry in 1992 and has found deep satisfaction working in the field of dentistry for almost 30 years. She now is an integral part of the hygiene department with Dr. Lin and his team, work which she enjoys immensely. In addition, she feels a great sense of gratification for the opportunity to spend quality time getting to know patients and finding solutions that will improve their oral health.

In her spare time, Kim enjoys being with her family and two dogs. She likes to read, exercise, scuba dive, and cheer on her favorite Bay Area sports teams. Go Giants, 49ers, and Warriors!


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica grew up in Santa Clara and discovered her passion for oral health, working as a dental assistant in general and periodontal practices. She went on to pursue dental hygiene and graduated as an RDH from Carrington College in 2011. She has been in the dental field for 16 years and finds great satisfaction in educating patients on all aspects of oral health.

She takes pride in providing gentle, thorough care and can soothe the most fearful patients of all ages. In addition, Jessica enjoys building relationships with her patients and is very compassionate toward their needs.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking for her family and friends, and traveling. She is also passionate about health, fitness, and interior design.


Registered Dental Assistant

Patti attended Sacramento City College and received her registered dental assistant certification in 1986. She has over twenty years of chairside experience. Taking several years away from dentistry to dedicate herself to the joyful position of full-time mom, she returned to the dental field in 2012.

Patti is passionate about contributing to a positive dental experience for all patients. One of the things she finds most fulfilling about working with Dr. Lin is building patient rapport and sharing her friendly demeanor.

Outside of her time in the dental world, Patti enjoys family time, reading, and live music. She also loves spending time with her crazy chocolate lab, “Shasta.”


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