General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. William Tinnell D.D.S.

William J. Tinnell, DDS has been practicing dentistry for 29 years. He is a General Practitioner and enjoys all aspects of the dental profession. He has a calm and compassionate demeanor which allows him to deliver quality care with a focus on patient comfort and satisfaction.


Dr. Tinnell was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas in Austin, Dr. Tinnell earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas. Early in his career, he practiced dentistry in Clear Lake/Seabrook and Corpus Christi, TX before relocating to Center, Texas where he established a successful practice in a "high need" area of Texas and lived for 16 years. In September 2003 he returned home to South Texas to serve patients in the Falfurrias, TX area and is excited about working with Dr. Charles Allen to serve patients in Corpus Christi again.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.



Dr. Tinnell has been an active Rotarian for over 25 years, serving in various leadership roles in Center, TX and as President of the Falfurrias club. He is a Shriner and believes strongly in giving back to the community.

He is an avid Longhorn football fan, member of the Chancellors Council and a season ticket holder. He also enjoys sailing, surfing, hunting, fishing, grilling and being outdoors. Growing up having played several musical instruments, he now enjoys playing the guitar and harmonica. He has two children; a daughter, Ashley, who recently married and is an attorney in Baltimore, MD, and a son, Nolan, who also recently married and lives in the Vicksburg, MS area.

He looks forward to caring for you and your smile.