Our Doctors

Timothy B. Dotson, DDS

Dr. Dotson received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University in 1986 and his postgraduate certificates in Periodontics from Northwestern University. He is a cosmetic dentistry instructor and graduate of the Aesthetic Advantage Continuum, the most acclaimed aesthetic dentistry course in the country!

An active member of many prestigious dental associations, Dr. Dotson is a member of the ADA, AGD, CDS, ISDS, AACD and more. In addition, Dr. Dotson was named in the 2007 Consumer Publication, “America’s Top Dentist.” His practice has been featured on Fox News, Fox Morning Show, ABC’s 190 North Show, the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine as well as various trade publications and local newspapers.

Dr. Dotson continues his education by attending courses, seminars and case studies each year. His recent focus has been on cosmetics and relieving dental fear with sedation and relaxation techniques. He has created a revolutionary kind of practice that invites patients to relax while receiving quality dentistry and spa-like amenities. He has committed long hours and energy researching methods of relaxation and cosmetic dentistry with one goal in mind– your overall health and beautiful smile.

If you are considering cosmetic, general or restorative dentistry, you can feel confident that Dr. Dotson and his associates will provide you with the best care available.


  • Loyola University Dental School
  • Northwestern University Dental School, Internship & Clinical Instructor in Periodontics, Completion of Post Graduate Perio I, II, & III for Periodontists & Oral Surgeons, Certified for Branemark Implant Placement and Restoration
  • University of Illinois Continuing Education & IV Sedation Course
  • New York University Aesthetic Advantage Continuum Levels I & II
  • Palm Beach Advanced Aesthetics Institute
  • The Hornbrook Group, Full Mouth Synergy, Ultimate Occlusion, Ultimate Occlusion II & Team Academy
  • UCLA Dental School Continuing Ed & Sedation Course
  • University of Indiana Continuing Education in Oral Surgery
  • Invisalign Certification I & II
  • Chicago Implant Continuum, I year Course
  • Tip-Edge Orthodontics 2 year Live Patient Course & Certification
  • Dental Education Laboratories, Dr. Buchanan’s The Art of Endodontics & Molars Only Courses
  • ADA Oral Surgery Hands-On Courses, in Chicago, San Francisco & San Antonio
  • Dr. Faran’s Dental Mania Seminars
  • Dr. Frank Spear’s Occlusion Course
  • ADA & CDS Clinical Courses in Aesthetics, Veneers, Implants, Bonding, & Restorations
  • AACD Clinical & Hands-On Aesthetic & Occlusion Courses in Hawaii & Boston
  • DOCS Oral Conscious Sedation Course
  • Invisalign Certification
  • Esthetic Skin Institute – Botox and Dermal Fillers, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,
  • Whitehall Team Leadership
  • Whitehall Practice Management & Marketing
  • Dental Bootcamp
  • Excellence in Dentistry Seminars
  • TekScan Computerized Bite Analysis Seminar
  • Biolase Pediatric Laser Dentistry Hard Tissue Proficiency Course
  • Executive Program for HealthCare Professionals at Loyola University
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry Soft Tissue Proficiency Course


  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of GP Orthodontics
  • The Chicago Dental Society
  • The Illinois State Dental Society
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation

Dr. Christen Dinkha

Dr. Christen Dinkha received her Bachelor degree in Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago with Sume Cume Laude. Dr. Dinkha then completed her degree in Doctor in Dental Surgery from University of Illinois at Chicago with highest honor (distinction). Dr. Dinkha was awarded Leo and Wanda sabine scholarship in honor of exceptional commitment in the care of others.
Dr. Dinkha finds that dentistry not only satisfies her by transforming smiles of people but also that she is able to help people change their lives, that is very rewarding for her. She believes in providing dental care in a relaxed atmosphere especially for those who have dental anxiety. She ensures that patients receive superior dental care with comfortable and enjoyable environment.

Dr. Dinkha’s experience and enthusiasm benefit the patient’s providing a wide range of services including fillings, root canals,crowns, bridges, teeth extractions, implant placement and restoration and full smile make over.

Dr. Dinkha attends seminars each year to keep up with the latest innovations in dental field to provide her patients with high quality care.


  • Dental implant placement (over 100 CE)
  • Implant restoration
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Surgical Exodontia program
  • DOCS Oral sedation Dentistry
  • Advanced Botulinum Toxin and dermal filler training
  • Invisalign certified
  • Effective Endodontics
  • Cerec trained


  • International Dental Implant Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE)
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society

Dr. Dinkha and her husband John have 2 small children George and Aurnina. When she isn’t working, Dr. Dinkha enjoys spending as much time with her family with either indoor or outdoor activities.