Meet The Doctor

Timothy M. Dornin, DMD

Dr. Dornin was born and raised in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Duquesne University in 1990 with a B.A. in Biology and went on to earn his doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1994. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Dornin returned to his hometown to practice Dentistry.

A constant student of his profession, Dr. Dornin went on to complete the extensive curriculum of Orognathic Bioesthetics International (OBI) Levels I, II, III, and IV.  As a Bioesthetic dentist, Dr. Dornin is a biologic, systems-focused dentist that has developed an expertise on how the entire chewing system functions.  He is well-versed in treating TMJ problems and the associated symptoms such as headaches, neck and shoulder pain, clenching and grinding.  Currently, he is the only Level IV Bioesthetic dentist practicing in Pennsylvania.

He has also studied extensively at the world renowned Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, as well as, the prestigious Schuster Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale, Arizona.

He has been a member of the Discovery Study Club, which is part of an International network of Seattle Study Clubs for dental specialists, since 1994. The award being held reflects his long standing membership along with his desire and ability to offer his patients state-of-the-art care.

Dr. Dornin is married and the father of two busy boys.  He cherishes time with his family and friends, enjoys the great outdoors, is an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer and skier.


Dr. Dornin Awards include:

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2007                   Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2016

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2008                   Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists “2017

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2009                   Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2018

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2010                   Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2019

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2011                   Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2020

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2012

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2013

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2014

Pittsburgh Magazine “Top Dentists” 2015

Additional positions held by Dr. Dornin:

Faculty Member, OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry – Teaching instructor for all four levels

of their core curriculum.

Board of Directors, Vice PresidentOBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry

Chairman of the Education Advisory Panel, OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry 

Dr. Dornin’s professional memberships include: 

Academy of Bioesthetics Dentistry

Academy of General Dentistry

American Dental Association                                                                 

Chartiers Valley Dental Society

Discovery Study Club in Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of Dentistry

Pennsylvania Dental Association