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Tom Tinney DDS Background

Dr Tinney completed his college education in 1975 at Pittsburg State University located in Pittsburg, Kansas.

He completed dental school in 1979 at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Ca.

Between 1979 – 1987, he practiced in clinic settings and associated with private practitioners before enlisting in the US Air Force, Dental Corp .

Dr Tinney is an active member of DOCS, the Dental Organization of Oral Conscious Sedation, having completed (at this time) over 750 oral conscious dental sedation cases.

He is a member of ICOI, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

He’s also a member of the Comfort Academy: Dental Professionals. He is dedicated to Patient Comfort, as well as the Dental Anxiety network.

Dr Tinney is a Level IV Instructor-Trainer in Air Abrasive Micro Dentistry, certified, at the Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

Dr Tinney received his Category II Certification in Laser Dentistry through the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Dr Tinney is a member of Centers for Dental Medicine, an organization committed to the education and treatment of mouth-to-body diseases, oral and systemic health.

Dr Tinney is a graduate of FACE: the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education where he was trained in Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry, Full Mouth Rehabilitation and treatment of TMD (“TMJ”, joint and “bite” disease).

Dr Tinney donates dental health screenings in local elementary schools.

Dr Tinney was a traveling dentist for 17 convalescent rest homes in the San Francisco Bay Area, before opening his private practice in Sacramento, Ca. in May of 1987.



Daughter Alissa, Dr. Tom Tinney, and wife Candy