Dr. Timothy Olinger, DDS

Dr. Timothy Olinger, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Dr. Timothy Olinger, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School of Dentistry in 1985 and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read his story

10211 Dupont Circle Dr W

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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This content was provided by Dr. Olinger "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)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Olinger "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."

4  Practice Areas

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

14  Conditions Treated

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

12  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Indiana University / School of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Indiana University / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Air Force Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Olinger's Reviews

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9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Olinger's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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