Dr. Trinkner's Blog


Save Your Teeth, Save Your Life

The saying goes that “the eyes are the window to the soul”. However, to Dr. Tom Trinkner and other dentists, the mouth can be the “window” to a view of your general health. In fact, it can be a “door” as many oral health issues can lead to systemic issues.… ...Read More


How To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that is caused by plaque on the teeth and gums. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease that causes red, swollen, and bleeding gums. If gingivitis is left untreated, it can progress to periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a serious oral health concern that… ...Read More


Enhance Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dental care is more than just a bright, shiny smile. Cosmetic dentistry is about building a healthy, stable foundation for your beautiful smile to rely on. Columbia, SC dentist, Dr. Tom Trinkner understands the balance between a healthy and a beautiful smile more than anyone. As an accredited member of the American… ...Read More


How To Fix Damaged Teeth

How can I fix damaged teeth? Damaged teeth can be embarrassing and may even affect your oral health. Dr. Tom Trinkner offers a wide range of treatment options to repair damaged teeth in our Columbia, SC dental practice. Whether you have sustained damage from an accident or a progressive dental issue, our Columbia dental… ...Read More


Is Invisalign Right For Me?

Are you searching for an effective solution to treat crooked teeth? Dr. Tom Trinkner is an Invisalign® dentist in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Trinkner will perform a comprehensive exam to determine if Invisalign is the right solution to address your dental needs. If Invisalign is not right for you, we… ...Read More


Preventive Dental Care in Columbia, SC

Practicing preventive dental care is a vital part of maintaining a healthy smile. Columbia, SC dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner offers a full range of general and restorative dentistry services for patients of all ages. As an experienced dentist, Dr. Trinkner understands the importance of maintaining a healthy smile. Dr. Trinkner recommends that patients… ...Read More


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