About the staff

To serve you better, our staff consist of a managing dentist, a hygienist, a  dental assistant, and an office manager.

Dr. Linda Lin


"Dr. Lin is a warm, compassionate and gentle dentist worthy of your trust and confidence  Dr. Lin received her B.A. from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and her D.M.D from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.  She then went on to Columbia University for her Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency.  She also received an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certification from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell and Columbia University.

Dr. Lin believes in performing quality dentistry for all her patients from pediatric to geriatric.  She addresses patients' needs during comprehensive treatment planning.  She loves giving patients their beautiful smile again.  Dr. Lin is easy-going, kind hearted and loves the movie 'Pay It Forward'.  During her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, playing volleyball, tubing, boating and swimming."


                                                                                       -Dr. David Fox, Retired Dentist

Dr..  Lin has been in private practice for 19 years.

Dr.  Thomas E.  Helfst,
Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr.  Thomas Helfst is a certified, well-known, Stroudsburg oral surgeon in the private practice for around 23 years.  He graduated from SUNY Stonybrook Dental School in 1993 and completed his oral surgery residency in Lincoln in 1999.  He strives for perfectionism and performs optimum care for his patients.  Recently, he started teaching the oral surgery residents Mondays to Fridays at the hospital in NY and spends his time Saturdays seeing his private patients.

During his free time, he likes to spend time with his family by the water.  He loves to travel and has a passion for cars and watches.

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Jaimie, Dental Assistant/Surgical Tech


Jaimie is a surgical technologist and dental assistant.  She has an associates degree from McCann School of Business and Technology as a surgical tech.  Working here has made Jaimie become very interested in dentistry.  She is now a student at ESU getting her BA degree.  In the future, she would like to become a dentist.  Jaimie is very bubbly and family oriented.  She has shown maturity in helping her family through difficult times.  

She enjoys traveling and golfing.

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Terry, Dental Assistant

Terry is a dental assistant. She graduated as a dental assistant from New York.  She is a certified, hard working and efficient dental assistant.  She has been with the practice since Dr.  Lin took over the practice.  She took some time off but still came back to help from time to time.  Terry loves cats and enjoy having family time with her husband and her kid.  Her work and dedication have been wonderful and it is always smooth flowing when she is around.  

Anthony, Front Desk Receptionist

Anthony is a front desk receptionist.  He is a current student of East Stroudsburg University.  He is a business major and President of his fraternity.  He is well rounded and like to help the ones in need.  

Maxine, Dental Assistant/Surgical Tech

Maxine is a dedicated dental assistant.  She is currently a premed student at East Stroudsburg University.  Maxine has a dream of becoming a dentist herself.  She is charismatic and compassionate with a selfless attitude.  She is determined to make the world a better place one smile at a time.

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Terry, Front Desk Receptionist

TerryS is a front desk receptionist.  She is very kind, funny and compassionate.  She loves dogs.  Terry used to work in the ER department.  We are very happy she can join our team as a front desk receptionist.  Whatever is happening in her life, Terry keeps on moving with a smile.  She is a force in our office and she does the very best she can to help our patients.

Liz, Dental Assistant

Liz is a certified dental assistant.  She is a hard worker and pays attention to details.  She is married and have two little boys who she adores.  She loves to travel and has a dog.  She is a great mom.  It is a joy to have her on our team.