Timothy L. Carpenter, DMD has established himself as one of the most caring and skilled dentists in Poway. His passion for dentistry and strong ethics truly show in the way he treats his patients and team. He takes great pride in his work and strives to make every patient feel comfortable during their visit. This has earned him a reputation of being gentle, detail oriented, and compassionate.
Dr. Carpenter was born and raised in Oregon, where he also completed his undergraduate and dental education. After completing a residency in Idaho, he and his wife moved to California to be closer to family and enjoy all of the wonderful outdoor opportunities the state has to offer. He loves serving his patients and would be happy to meet with you to help you achieve your dental goals.
Education and Training
After graduating Magna Cum Laude with Honors from the University of Oregon, Dr. Carpenter went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree with Honors from the Oregon Health and Science University. While in dental school, he served as the Student Body President and earned awards from the American College of Dentists for Outstanding Student Leader and American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for Great Interest and Accomplishment. Rather than entering immediately into practice, he chose to complete an additional year of post-doctoral training; enhancing his skills in all aspects of general dentistry, including surgical and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Carpenter continues to dedicate himself to advancing his skills by completing hours of continuing education coursework and advanced training every year, with an emphasis on implant and restorative dentistry. Dr. Carpenter is also a strong believer in giving back and has done volunteer dentistry abroad in the Philippines and numerous free dental care events in the local community, including San Diego Stand Down and Give Kids A Smile.
Dr. Carpenter is an active member of several prestigious professional organizations, including:
- The American Dental Association
- The California Dental Association
- The San Diego County Dental Society
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
Outside of doing dentistry, Dr. Carpenter loves spending time with his wife, two children, and their dog. He loves hiking, photography, and exploring all the outdoor recreational opportunities California has to offer.
If you are looking for exceptional care from an experienced, caring dentist in Poway, then please contact Poway Center for Advanced Dentistry to schedule a consultation with Dr. Carpenter today.