Dr. Linger is an honor graduate of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. He completed advanced training in Occlusal Rehabilitation at the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies, The Schuster Center for Professional Development, and completed the three and one half year program with the Orognathic Bioesthetic Foundation at the University of Oregon Health Science Center. Dr. Linger is one of nearly 300 dentists world wide to complete the OBI program and is a member of the Academy of Bioesthetic Dentistry. With over 3000 hours of continuing dental education, Dr. Linger has kept abreast of the latest developments of dental materials and techniques. He is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, the W. Va. Dental Association, The Wheeling District Dental Society, OKU Dental Honor Society, and the Discovery Study Club. Dr. Linger studied growth and development, dental biology, embryology and physiology with Dr. Kelly Conway in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Conway assisted Dr. Bob Lee in the studies that formed the basis for the OBI system.
Dr. Linger has an experienced, well trained staff to help provide modern dentistry to all his patients. The Team members spend several days each year at continuing education seminars learning new materials and systems. They are dedicated to making each patient's visit a pleasent one. All staff members are certified in CPR and crisis management.
The office is equiped with a modern digital x-ray system that reduces the amount of exposure needed to create and x-ray image. because it can be computer enhanced to produce much larger images, defects can be detected when they are very small.