Robert M. Hinkle

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon*

ClearChoice Columbus is open, and continues to closely follow all Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA), clinical, and local health orders and infection control guidelines regarding safe operations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

ClearChoice Columbus is taking enhanced measures to protect your health and provide a safe environment for your visit, and we continue to screen both patients and staff for signs of potential illness. Learn more about these increased measures here.

Oral health can have a significant impact on your overall health, so it’s important not to delay treatment. We look forward to addressing your dental issues, and to putting you on a path that can improve your total wellness.

ClearChoice Columbus is located near the intersection of I-270 and Tuttle Crossing Blvd in Dublin, OH. We are just northwest of The Mall at Tuttle Crossing. We have established a patient-focused, all-in-one center to provide you with new beautiful teeth in just one day. Our team of doctors looks forward to working with you and sharing their expertise.

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About Dr. Hinkle

Dr. Robert M. Hinkle is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with over 29 years of private practice experience. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Denison University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery with honors from The Ohio State University. Dr. Hinkle then completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Louisiana State University.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Columbus, Dr. Hinkle has been a Clinical Consultant for several dental implant companies. He recently completed a six-year appointment as a Board Examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

A lifetime learner and educator, Dr. Hinkle has authored more than a dozen professional articles and academic book chapters and presented more than 50 lectures nationally and internationally on advanced oral surgical and dental implant techniques.

In his spare time, Dr. Hinkle enjoys traveling, scuba diving and spending time with his wife, 5 children, and two beautiful grandsons.

*Independent Contractor to ClearChoice

Career Highlights

  • Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • BA – Denison University
  • DDS – The Ohio State University cum laude
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
  • Member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons