People who are looking for a family dentist in Columbia, South Carolina do not have to look any further than Dr. Thomas Trinkner. Dr. Trinkner was born and raised in Vernon, Ohio. He attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Science. After he completed his undergraduate degree, he moved back to his home state of Ohio and attended Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He graduated in 1983, and two years later he opened his own dentist office in Columbia, SC.
Dr. Trinkner has one very simple goal in mind. That goal is to help improve patients’ smile so that they can feel better about themselves. He offers a wide variety of treatment options. Dr. Trinkner selects the best treatment based on the patient’s needs. He always looks forward to meeting new people and is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Trinkner has received numerous honors during the years that he has been in practice. In 1998, he was awarded the Accredited Member status by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He was given this award for his outstanding achievement in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Trinkner was the first dentist in Columbia, SC to receive this prestigious honor.
Dr. Trinkner is also a member of Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the American Equilibrium Society. In addition to running a full-time dental practice, Dr. Trinkner has also made time to train new dentists. He is currently an associate professor at L.D. Pankley Institute for Esthetic Programs. He is also a former editor for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Journal.
Not only is Dr. Trinkner a full-time dentist, but he is also a family man. He is the proud father of a son and a daughter.