30+ Years Experience
Personalized, Professional Orthodontic Care
Dr. O’Rourke grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and graduated from Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology. While attending UT, Dr. O’Rourke worked for and was mentored by Dr. Steve Ollard and Dr. Mickey Crowell at their orthodontic practice in Bearden.
Dr. O’Rourke was accepted to The University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences College of Dentistry in Memphis, Tennessee, where he received the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. After completing dental school, he attended St. Louis University where he received his degree Master Science in Dentistry. After completing the clinical requirements and his master’s thesis, he received the degree of Master of Science in Dentistry.
For over 30 years, Dr. O’Rourke has provided the highest quality orthodontic treatment in Farragut. His office serves patients from Bearden, Hardin Valley, Karns and Oak Ridge to Loudon County including Lenoir City and Loudon. He is a member of the Second District Dental Society, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the American Dental Association as well as, a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists and the Tennessee Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. O’Rourke and his wife, Sallye, have been married for 26 years and have three children. Dr. O’Rourke spends his free time with his family on Norris Lake and at UT football games. He is an avid long-distance runner and has completed 34 marathons, 17 being the Boston Marathon which he trains for every year. On Wednesday nights, Dr. O’Rourke can be found “UNDER THE BRIDGE” with the Lost Sheep Ministry, providing routine dental care for the homeless of Knoxville.