Linda Lam DDS

Periodontist
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office location

1st Advantage Dental Latham 1207 Troy Schenectady Road Latham, NY 12110 (518) 785-3084

Services

  • Periodontal/Gum Disease

Biography

Dr. Linda Lam received her dental degree from New York University as part of their accelerated B.A.-D.D.S. program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with Summa Cum Laude distinction. During her dental training, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society, and was the recipient of the Quintessence Award for Clinical Excellence in Periodontics. Dr. Lam completed her periodontics specialty training at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester. While completing her residency, Dr. Lam also earned a master’s degree in dental sciences. For her work in periodontal regeneration, she received numerous research awards, including the Basil G. Bibby Fellowship. As a periodontist, Dr. Lam specializes in the treatment of the supporting structures of the teeth (i.e. the gums and jaw bones), as well as dental implants. She has received extensive training in advanced procedures including the surgical treatment of periodontal disease, periodontal plastic surgery for gum recession, bone grafting, and dental implant placement. In her free time, Dr. Lam enjoys traveling, photography, and hiking with her husband. At home, they love playing with their cats Mikey and Maya.