Platte Canyon Dental
Dr. Christina Linn, DMD

Meet the Team at Platte Canyon Dental

Are you looking for a new dental home in the Littleton, Columbine Valley area that offers a high standard of quality oral health care in a relaxed, comfortable environment?

Dr. Christina Linn and the team at Platte Canyon Dental would love to welcome your family to our friendly dental practice. Our goal is to provide outstanding service, both clinically and personally, to every patient with whom we interact.

When you become a patient at our practice, you also become a member of our extended family, and we pride ourselves on the long-term relationships we develop with all of our patients. It is this kind of personalized care and attention that keeps our valued patients returning to us when they need quality dentistry.

If you would like to experience the best that dentistry has to offer, provided in a supportive and encouraging environment, please call Platte Canyon Dental at (303) 797-2286 to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Christina Linn

"Dentistry allows me to improve and maintain the oral health of my patients. Research shows how our oral health can positively or negatively affect our overall systemic health. It's important to me to educate and work with my patients as a team. I also enjoy the art of dentistry as well. Improving a person's emotional health and self-esteem by improving their smile, whether it's with a chair side single tooth bonding or a full mouth reconstruction, is deeply satisfying."

Dr. Christina Linn attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. After graduating from the University of Colorado, Dr. Linn enlisted as a dental technician in the US Navy, where her desire to do more for her patients led her to further her education in dentistry. She subsequently attended Arizona School of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Degree.

After dental school, Dr. Linn was commissioned as a Naval Dental Officer and completed a one-year general practice residency at Balboa Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Here she worked closely with other highly trained dentists and specialists, which enabled her to become skilled in the entire scope of general dentistry, from cosmetic to trauma management.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Linn enjoys traveling to the mountains with her husband and two children to hike, fish, and camp.

Professional Associations:

  • Certificate in Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Dental Association
  • Metro Denver Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society

Eric

Dental Hygienist

Eric is a retired United States Air Force Dental Hygienist and has enjoyed a 30-year career in preventive dentistry. He graduated with top honors from St. Petersburg College in Florida and was later appointed the USAF Dental Hygienist Consultant by the Surgeon General for Dental Services.

Additionally, Eric has received numerous honors and awards. He is a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society, received the Colgate Student Total Achievement Award, and was elected to Who's Who in American Junior Colleges for Outstanding Merit.

Eric loves the autonomy of working with patients one-on-one and highlighting the relationship that dental health has on systemic health. Eric and his family spent over ten years living and traveling throughout Europe before their Colorado arrival in 2018. 

His hobbies include family travel, snowboarding, hiking, and a fanatical following of his beloved Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. 

Laura

Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Laura began her career in dentistry 20 years ago in Austin, TX, where she managed her first dental practice, both clinically and administratively. In 2017, she received her Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) certification in 2017 through the CU School of Dental Medicine.

A member of Platte Canyon Dental since early 2020, Laura is also CPR and AED certified. She enjoys connecting with patients and providing a calming environment where they feel comfortable receiving their dental care.

Laura grew up in El Paso, TX. She has two awesome children named Estela and Macario III. In their free time, the family enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, walking their dogs, cooking, gardening, and writing. Laura also thinks organizing is a fun activity, but her family not so much.

Laura is fluent in English and Spanish.

Ashley

Dental Office Manager

Ashley is a Denver, CO native and has been a part of the Platte Canyon Dental Care team since 2018. She received her dental assisting training at Concorde Career College, and as our office manager, she keeps our patients happy and our practice running smoothly.

Our wonderful patients are the aspect of Ashley’s job that she appreciates most, and she enjoys getting to know them and helping to make their visits a positive experience.

Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her son, going to the library, and being with family.

A Healthy Smile Is Just a Click Away.
I feel that she is a very honest Dentist

I wasn’t feeling good about the old practice that we were going to I just had some sneaky suspicion‘s. The last time we went, they told my daughter she had four cavities and I wasn’t feeling confident about that so I went to get a second opinion. I was turned onto this place with high recommendations.

The person who I originally went to see has left the practice, the new person is Dr. Christina Lynn, DMD. I feel that she is a very honest Dentist.

Today was my first visit with her. I went in for my six month cleaning with Eric who is the dental hygienist and then Dr. Lynn came in to give me my exam. She was awesome, everyone there from Ashley who answers the phone, to Eric who cleaned my teeth, to Dr. Lynn who did my exams, everything was wonderful.

I had set up appointments with my entire family on different days to get their teeth cleaned and other dental things done that was going on. I feel confident that Dr. Lin knows what she is doing. I WOULD recommend this place.

- Cindy L.

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