Dr. Dustin Tipton attended college at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Entering dental school, he was the sole recipient of the school’s freshman academic award, the Andrew Holt Scholarship. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with highest honors.
Following dental school, Dr. Tipton received specialty training in the field of orthodontics at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. While attending the graduate orthodontics program in Oklahoma, he earned his Master of Science degree and a certificate in orthodontics. He was also recognized at the 2007 American Association of Orthodontists annual meeting for his thesis titled “Nasal Surface Changes Attributed to Rapid Palatal Expansion.”
Dr. Tipton is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. He is licensed to practice orthodontics in the state of Georgia.
Dr. Tipton believes in the team approach to orthodontics. He feels that great smiles come from good communication and that patients and parents alike should know what is happening at each appointment. Dr. Tipton always makes time to answer questions about his patients’ treatment. Originally from just up the road in Maryville, Tennessee, Dr. Tipton is pleased to call North Georgia home.
In his spare time, Dr. Tipton enjoys being with his wife, Ann, and their children, Evelyn, Kate, Vance, Joe, and Allie. He also enjoys golfing, mountain biking, and traveling.