Timothy R. Martin, DDS
Dr. Timothy R. Martin has practiced dentistry since 1973. He earned both his Bachelor of Science and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee, where he received the Mosby Scholarship Award for scholastic excellence. Dr. Martin served his country as a Dentist in the United States Army. Dr. Martin’s professional affiliations include American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the East Tennessee Academy of Dental Practice Administration. He is a founding member of the Mountain Empire Dental Study Group and has served as president and vice president of the Tennessee First District Dental Society. Dr. Martin has earned the Fellowship Award from the Tennessee Dental Association as well as The Tennessee Dental Association Volunteer Service Award for his service in Haiti and Dominica. Dr. Martin is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, an achievement that less than 4% of dentists nationwide have accomplished. A significant portion of Dr. Martin’s practice is devoted to treating sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances, which are an alternative to CPAP. He is one of only two dentists in the state of Tennessee to be board certified in Dental Sleep Medicine, one of only 189 in the country. He lectures extensively across the state concerning his work treating sleep apnea.Dr. Martin and his wife Linda are Kingsport natives. They have three children; Andy, Kevin and Lindsay, and four grandchildren. One of their favorite accomplishments was running the 1998 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C.