Dr. Timothy Olinger, DDS

Dr. Timothy Olinger, DDS

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Care Philosophy

We offer complete pediatric dental care in Fort Wayne, IN, with maximum comfort in pleasant surroundings, by dedicated people who care about your child. You will find us eager to share a mutual desire for preventive dentistry, to help you and your family maintain healthy teeth throughout your life.Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. Olinger was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He Graduated from Carroll High school in 1977, from Indiana University (B.A.)...Read more

Dr. Olinger's Experience

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Dr. Olinger's Reviews

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3.4
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Dr. Olinger's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Garrett, Indiana |
Fantastic dentist! Staff are polite and professional. Both of my children were very nervous prior to going and even though one of them needed a lot of work done they both don't hate going!
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Dr. Olinger says...

Dr. Olinger was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He Graduated from Carroll High school in 1977, from Indiana University (B.A.) in 1981, from Indiana University school of Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1985, and completed his Pediatric Dental Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (Chief Resident) in 1987. Dr. Olinger is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Following his Residency, Dr. Olinger accept­ed a commission into the United States Air Force (1987-1992). He was awarded the USAF Achievement Medal (1992) and the Meritorious Service Commendation Medal (1990). During this time, he was an instruc­tor at an Air Force Dental Residency Program and was a Specialty Consultant to the Tactical Air Force Command Surgeon General.

In 1992, Dr. Olinger returned to private prac­tice in Fort Wayne. Since then, he has given many pediatric dental lectures to area den­tists. He is very involved with organized dentistry and has served two terms each as a board member to the local dental society and its’ Dental Education Foundation. Dr. Olinger is past director and a current team member of the "Kid's First Clinic" cranio-facial anomalies team. One of only two nationally recognized teams in the state of Indiana.

Dr. Olinger’s family includes his wife, Julie and two daughters, Lara Elise (born in 1991) and Hannah Marie (born in 1993).

Dr. Olinger's Care Philosophy

We offer complete pediatric dental care in Fort Wayne, IN, with maximum comfort in pleasant surroundings, by dedicated people who care about your child. You will find us eager to share a mutual desire for preventive dentistry, to help you and your family maintain healthy teeth throughout your life.

Dr. Olinger's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Dentistry
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University / School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Air Force Hosp

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University / School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Special Care Dentistry

Procedures Performed

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening