Dr. Timothy Bonniwell, DMD

Dr. Timothy Bonniwell, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Timothy Bonniwell, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Ithaca, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Dental Medicine in 1996 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

2377 N Triphammer Rd

Ithaca, NY 14850

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(607) 266-8600

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This content was provided by Dr. Bonniwell "Dr. Bonniwell is board certified and recognized by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Currently he maintains hospital privileges and serves as a staff member at Cayuga Medical Center. He is an active member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, 6th District Dental Society, Tompkins County Dental Society, & Finger Lakes Implant Study Club. Dr. Bonniwell earned his Bachelor of Science from the California State University, Chico and dental degree (D.M.D) from the University of Pennsylvania. He entered the U.S. Air Force and continued his education with a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Langley Air Force Base, VA. He served as a general dentist for three years prior to his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX. As an Air Force dental officer, Dr. Bonniwell was stationed in several countries and served as the Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at multiple bases. He spent three years on the teaching staff as the Oral Surgery Training Officer for the AEGD at Langley Air Force Base, VA and has received multiple medals and distinguished honors. After over 11 years of dedicated service and training, Dr. Bonniwell and his family moved to Ithaca where he opened his private practice. Outside of the office, Dr. Bonniwell enjoys spending time with his family and participating in several outdoor activities. He can often be found on Cayuga Lake racing his Catalina 30' sailboat. He is an avid member of the Ithaca Yacht Club and the Cayuga Lake Cruising Fleet. When the lake is frozen, he and his family spend many of their evenings and weekends on the slopes at Greek Peak. Dr. Bonniwell has vast experience in complex dental and surgical procedures. He feels very fortunate to make Ithaca his home and is proud to serve the health needs of the greater Finger Lakes community."
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3  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cyst
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Edentulism
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fracture
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration
  • Impacted Tooth Removal
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • California State University, Chico
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • No Information Available As To Scientific Medical Education
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Advanced Education General Dentistry, Langley Air Force Base, Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tx
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonniwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonniwell to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Bonniwell's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had never heard of Dr. Bonniwell's, I had an emergency and was referred to his office. He was able to get me right in. The entire staff was extremely friendly, everyone went about and beyond. The doctor treated me like a family member, discussing each option there was for me and never making me...more
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