About Dr. Lin
Extensively trained in the full and expanded scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Lin focuses on cosmetic facial surgery, advanced dental implant surgery and orthognathic facial and jaw reconstruction.
Dr. Lin attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana to obtain his undergraduate degree. He then continued his education at the University of Illinois in Chicago where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1992. His Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency was completed at Northwestern University Medical Center in 1998 with a focus on Orthognathic reconstructive jaw surgery. Dr. Lin also completed a year of training in Craniofacial Surgery at the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Board Certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2001, Dr Lin is also a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Diego Dental Association and the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Leadership in the Profession
Elected by his peers to serve as President of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for 2014, Dr. Lin also serves as a "National Delegate" representing California in the National House of Delegates for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.