Dr. Thushyanthi Suntharalingam (Thusha Lingam), has a passion
for dental health and educating her patients about their dental care. Dr. Lingam takes a holistic
approach to dentistry by looking at your well-being as a total picture, not just your mouth.
She believes that excellent oral health is a way to promote and enhance life. Dr. Lingam
looks forward to interacting with each of you on a personal level, building compassionate
relationships while providing clinical excellence. Your optimal oral health is her top goal.
Dr. Lingamís commitment to her patients is shown in her learning new ideas and practices in the
dental field. She has taken more than 200 continuing education classes after graduating from dental
school. She has participated in workshops and seminars in addition to classes by the respected
dentists Dr. Frank Spear, DDS, MSD, a restorative dentistry expert, and Dr. John Kois, DMD, MSD, a
member of Whoís Who of Dentists. Dr. Lingam studied comprehensive treatment planning, cosmetic treatment
options for patients, state of the art esthetics and occlusion (how teeth come together in patientís mouth)
and a complete look at oral health.
Dr. Lingam is fluent in Tamil, a language of Southern India and Sri Lanka. She received her Bachelors
of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota, School
of Dentistry. She and her husband have enjoyed living in the Puget Sound area for more than six years.