Dr. Trinkner's Blog


Find A Solution For Crooked Teeth

If not treated, crooked teeth can lead to dental issues like tooth decay, gum disease, and cavities. In some cases, crooked or misaligned teeth may affect your bite, leading to an imbalanced bite. The goal is to treat a crooked smile before it causes more complex dental issues. Columbia general dentist… ...Read More


Treating Gum Disease In Columbia, SC

Bleeding, irritated gums is never a good sign! If you have noticed bleeding gums, we suggest you schedule an appointment with Columbia, SC dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner. Often times, bleeding gums can be an early warning sign of gum disease. The best way to determine if you have developed gum disease… ...Read More


How To Choose A Cosmetic Dentist

Are you looking for a cosmetic dentist that will give you the smile of your dreams? A beautiful smile is worth a thousand words. Having straight, white, healthy teeth can build confidence and can help you perform better at work and socially.  Choosing a  dentist for a smile makeover can… ...Read More


Find Your True Love, At the Dentist!

All relationships have a story, but how many begin at the dentist? For Robert and Alison Wilder, fate would introduce them, but it would be Dr. Tom Trinkner who brought them back together, forever. In this months, Charleston Weddings The guide for Lowcountry brides since 2005 Ali and Robert share… ...Read More


Welcome To Our Columbia, SC Dental Website!

Welcome to Trinkner Smile's Dental Website! We have redesigned our website to provide patients with a comprehensive resource where they can access pertinent information on issues pertaining to their dental health and information on our dental services. We provide a combination of preventative, cosmetic and restorative dentistry for all of… ...Read More


The Benefits of Tooth Bonding

Have you been feeling self-aware of the appearance of your smile? If you have teeth that are stained, have a gap or are broken or chipped, you may avoid sharing your smile. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Tom Trinker can help you restore your natural smile so that you can enjoy oral… ...Read More


What Are Dental Veneers?

You should never feel like you have to hide your smile. If you are self-conscious of your smile due to cosmetic dental concerns, porcelain veneers may be the dental solution. Chips, cracks, gaps and oblong teeth can be distracting, embarrassing, and even develop into more complex oral health concerns. Brighten,… ...Read More


See The Results of Quality Dental Care

Columbia, SC cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner offers a full range of dental procedures for the complete oral health of his patients. His aesthetic eye and advanced training allow Dr. Trinker to provide quality dentistry that can restore both the function and beauty to any smile. We want… ...Read More


Risk Factors for Gum Disease

If your gums bleed regularly, it may be a sign you have gum disease. Nearly 75% of Americans will experience some degree of gum disease during their lives. Often referred to as the silent disease, some patients may go a lifetime without knowing they have it. But in the bigger… ...Read More


Could Your Headache Be Related to TMJ?

If you are one of the millions of people suffering with daily headaches that have been undiagnosed – it is time to talk to your dentist. Columbia, SC Dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner treats patients with a range of dental problems, including TMJ disorders which can often be the underlying cause… ...Read More