Dr. Howard Hindin, D.D.S.
Trained in all aspects of general dentistry, with an emphasis on cosmetic dentistry, temporomandibular joint disorders, craniofacial pain and sleep dental medicine. An acknowledged pioneer in the relationship between dental issues and whole body health, he was one first dentists to eliminate the use of mercury from his practice.
Dr. Hindin was President (2000-2010) of the Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine (FAIM). The foundation offered educational services to professionals and the public on complementary medicine as well as advocacy for patient and doctor rights. In addition, Dr. Hindin advanced the use of acupuncture in dentistry and general medicine as the Director of the Acupuncture Program for Substance Abuse in Rockland County. There he developed, supervised, and trained personnel to provide acupuncture for the Rockland County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient Services.
Dr. Hindin is the co-founder and president of the Academy of Physiologic Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) an organization to prevent the proliferation of chronic disease in the U.S. based on airway, sleep and breathing awareness, research and education and Director of the Foundation for Airway Health, a not for profit, dedicated to raising awareness about airway / sleep health and providing education, resources and access to care for those in need. He is also the first dentist elected to the board of the ACAM, the American College for Advancement of Medicine.
He is also an active member of the American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Cranio-Facial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, and the NY State Society of Acupuncture for Physician and Dentists. Dr. Hindin has presented important position papers to dental and medical groups throughout the country. His research into the dental – medical connection and systemic balance has shaped the medical community’s understanding of this growing and important field.