UW School of Dentistry


Simon Lin , DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Lin is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He has been the Predoctoral Program Director since 2007. He practices at The Center for Pediatric Dentistry and the Dental Surgery Center, Seattle Children’s hospital. Dr. Lin is board certified and a clinical mentor for pre-dental students.

Dr. Lin spent a year conducting molecular genetic research on oligodontia (missing teeth) at Harvard Medical School. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.


  • DDS, National Yang-Ming University School of Dentistry, Taipei, 1995
  • MS, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, 2003
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2002
  • Certificate in Acupuncture, Center of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Veteran General Hospital, Taipei, 1997

Academic Interests

Dr. Lin has implemented podcasting and an audience response system to facilitate students’ learning. He is developing an app for mobile devices to improve students’ learning experiences in pediatric dentistry.

Current courses: Pediatric Dentistry and Behavior Management; Pedocast Project