Linnea McClain


BS in Dental Hygiene
Clayton State University

Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?

I loved going to the dentist as a kid because my dentist was super friendly and fun. I did not like the orthodontist though, they scared me haha.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

I love to build relationships with my patients and educate them on their oral health.

What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?

Mmm, my dream toothpaste flavor would be York mint. it would have strong cocoa and mint flavor.

What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?

I lived in Sweden for a year. Such a fun year!

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Running, hiking, watching netflix. hanging out with friends, family or my boyfriend

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

The film industry has always been so fascinating to me so I would pursue something along the lines of directing or being a location scout for films.

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.

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