Thomas F. Trinkner, DDS, was born and raised in Mt Vernon, Ohio. He graduated from the University of South Carolina Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science.
Dr. Trinkner graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1983 and has been in private practice in Columbia since 1985. His focus is on cosmetic and complex rehabilitation cases.
Dr. Trinkner was awarded Accredited Member status in 1998 by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry for Excellence in the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is the first accredited member in South Carolina. Dr. Trinkner is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Equilibration Society, American Dental Association, and a Fellow in Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr. Trinkner teaches as an associate at the L.D. Pankey Institute for the Esthetic Programs. He has been selected to serve on the editorial board of Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry, Inside Dentistry, and was formerly the editor of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Journal. He continues to lecture nationally and internationally in the field of Aesthetics and Complex Restorative Dentistry.